Linux Terminal Basics – Installing and Removing Packages

Hey there! In this guide, we will be taking a look at how to install and remove packages via the terminal! To begin, let’s start by opening the terminal. I have covered how to open the terminal in the last couple parts of this series. If you haven’t read them, I would recommend checking out

Linux Terminal Basics – Navigating the File System

In this guide, we will be taking a look at how to navigate the file system with the Linux terminal. I would say this is probably the next most important task for beginners to perform, as it will be quite useful. To begin, let’s open up a terminal. If you don’t know how to open

Linux Terminal Basics – Updating and Upgrading

This is the beginning of a series where I cover the basics of using the terminal in Debian/Ubuntu based distributions. Chances are, if you’re using another distribution that isn’t based of Debian (or Ubuntu), you already know these basic commands. The goal of this series of tutorials is to start you on your journey of

Summer Cleaning

It’s nearly July already! That’s hard to believe. Time flies… and so has the time since your computer was last cleaned out. I’m not talking just the cleaning of various files and folders to keep things tidy. No, I’m talking about the interior and exterior of your computer in the physical world. Dust build up

A Nibble of HTML


Hello! This guide is meant to be a tiny introduction to the markup language, HTML. HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. This is the language the defines the structure of the websites you visit. Before we begin writing our own HTML page, create a folder wherever you wish to store the web page. Feel free

Image Filters

In this tutorial, we will be taking a look at some of the common image filters that are available with CSS. Note, the syntax used in this tutorial may be outdated in the future. The specification seems to still be a working draft as of June 11, 2019. It is my hope that this guide

Domain Name Scams

A couple months ago I received a spam email claiming there’s another “company” who wishes to claim my yorkcs brand name and some domain names. Here’s the first email: At this point, I actually thought they might try to take the yorkcs.net, yorkcs.org, etc. domain names. I followed up with the following email: The next

Simple Dropdown

Hello everyone! Let’s dive right into creating our own very simple dropdown menu (or any container.) We won’t be doing anything fancy with this, other than what is shown in the following preview: To create this dropdown menu, create an HTML file somewhere and name it however you like. Inside this HTML file, let’s add

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 6

Now that we’re done with the classes for our game object’s, let’s create one more class for our menu buttons.  Add a new class named MenuButton.cs.  In that class, add the usual two using statements.  This class does not need to extend anything. Next, add the following fields and properties: Then we will add two