# Development

## Lua: Checking if a month/day is in a range

A fun side project I’ve been helping out on has me digging into quite a bit of Lua recently. It’s been been interesting to dig into, not withstanding the general headscratching (😠 arrays that start at 1…twitch). Since so many new games are developing their plugins and UI components in Lua, it’s a nice language to have in the toolkit.

## K&R for C# in Visual Studio Code

Code formatting is a bit of a religious discussion among developers. Spaces or tabs, whitespace positions, and line endings at certain elements are all part of the style guide to a project.

## Power Up Your Dashboard! Custom Widgets in SQL Operations Studio, Part 2

Now that the initial configuration is taken care of (see part 1), the real interesting stuff awaits in part 2.

## Power Up Your Dashboard! Custom Widgets in SQL Operations Studio, Part 1

As part of my migration from my old blogging software to new, I needed a way to snag all of the images. However, the old system stored the images as extension-less numbers, making it tedious to match article slug to image quickly. I pulled down a database extract with photo ID and slug, but needed a way to pull down the images and rename them from /{id} to /{slug}.{proper_extension} accordingly.