Update on Ripsaw

A while back I started an article series on a utility named Ripsaw. I have since gotten pretty busy with other projects, and the only extracurricular thing I’ve worked on in the meantime is the lesson series on how to play “Spanish Fly”. I was also waiting for Visual Studio 2010 to hit release, but …
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New Guitar Tutorial Videos

I’ve just started creating a series of videos on Youtube on how to play the Eddie Van Halen instrumental “Spanish Fly” from the album Van Halen II. I’ve been promising these videos for about a year, after already having posted three different versions of the tune to Youtube (one at half speed). So far I …
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GWA Football: 2009 State Champs!

The George Walton Academy Bulldogs are GISA state football champions for the 2009 season! They defeated Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany, GA in the class AAA championship game yesterday, with a final score of 42-24. I am so proud of all the parents, grandparents, students, alumni, faculty, and friends who made the trip down to Albany, …
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Ripsaw Library Implementation

In this installment of the Ripsaw article series we’ll start putting some actual code into an implementation of the COM interfaces that we specified in the last article. For those of you who just joined the series, Ripsaw is a log viewer for Windows, similar to the Unix tail utility. This series of articles details my rewrite of the application from the ground up.

GWA Band Marches at Walt Disney World

To cap off a fantastic competition season, the George Walton Academy Marching Bulldog Band marched in a parade at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. My elder daughter, Madeline, is a member of the color guard, and my wife and I traveled down to Florida and watched the band march. It was a wonderful experience. I …
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