WillFuqua

A Software Developer Learning Thai

I recently uprooted from the USA and moved to Thailand! It’s been an incredible experience so far. One of the more fascinating aspects of it has been learning the Thai language. I’ve created a couple of basic tools to help myself learn. Developing the tools helps me learn new technologies, and the resulting product helps me learn the language!

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Quick Tip: Format Finder for .NET date strings

If you’ve written C# for any length of time, chances are you’ve become very familiar with the MSDN documentation pages about Standard Date and Time Format Strings and Custom Date and Time Format Strings. Any time you need to format a DateTime, those pages are invaluable.

I don’t find myself reading those pages often enough to warrant memorizing the strings, but I do read them often enough that it’s worth automating the lookup. So I wrote a simple webapp to do it.

I plan on skewing those curves by sharing this tool. So, here it is: Format Finder.

Format Finder presents you with a very continue.

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