Changing the Screen Resolution for Raspberry Pi in Debian Wheezy

The Raspberry Pi has two video outputs, an HDMI output and some stanky old component composite video output that you would expect to see on the back of an old VCR. Using the HDMI output on a newer LCD screen will result in an amazingly crisp image that is quite impossible to read unless you […]

Raspberry Pi VS. Netbooks

The Raspberry Pi was released in February after a development period where it was touted as being an affordable computer for schoolchildren, and immediately sold out to a horde of greedy neckbeards. The two companies doing the manufacturing are still making batch after batch to sell to all of the people who backordered it, myself […]

Simple Dropdown List Example in VB.NET

VB.NET and creating dropdown menus are perhaps the two most annoying aspects of the .NET framework, and a close third is trying to track down .NET information that isn’t written in C# or populated with database queries. What if you want an incredibly simple representation of an HTML dropdown menu that is handled through Razor’s […]

Output a Postgres or MySQL Query to CSV

I find myself needing to output CSV from database queries a lot, and like an Alzheimer’s patient I am constantly forgetting how to do it. Here’s the quick run-down on how you get queries from your database into a CSV file. Postgres \f ‘,’ \a \t \o /tmp/output.csv SELECT column_id, column_name FROM table_name; \o \q […]