DIY Developer

Power tools, software, 3d printing


Replacing a toilet cistern

Have you ever seen just how curious a 4 year old can be? My 4 year old wondered what was under the impossible-to-replace vitreous china Cistern lid. As a result, I needed a new cistern lid (my 4 year old survived unscathed).

Turns out that you can’t buy a Cistern lid in Brisbane, so read on and learn how to replace the entire toilet cistern…

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Fix Visual Studio taking a long time to load debug symbols

I lost a good couple of hours tracking this one down. If Visual Studio is taking a very long time to load debug symbols when debugging (think 5 minutes to 30 minutes), try this… Delete all break points (Debug - > Delete All Break Points). Sometimes something small like this can be a lot more frustrating than a big issue. Hopefully this saves someone from going crazy.