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GeneralRe: How can i made my article public so that all can read it not only logged people? Pin
Richard MacCutchan26-Nov-20 1:03
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QuestionLast 2 images do not show up in the article Pin
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Sean Ewington23-Nov-20 2:55
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QuestionWhat is good article criteria? Pin
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QuestionIs there a better way to do this? Pin
honey the codewitch31-Oct-20 1:43
mvahoney the codewitch31-Oct-20 1:43 
Sometimes a project I'm planning requires background before it can be understood and/or implemented.

Rather than try to firehose people with too much information in one article where scope and length gets out of control I will post a backgrounder article(s) in anticipation of the article I intend to write that's built on it. It's no so much a part in a series either, because the background piece is standalone. I did this awhile ago with a series of task scheduling and synchronization articles that led up to an article on .NET "synchronization contexts", and I've done it with some parsing and lexing articles in the past.

As an example, last night I published one on unboxing the Arduino Mega 2560+WiFi R3 and getting it set up without nuking it. I didn't want to make it part of my pump monitor article because I feel like people that want to search for setting up this beast should be able to find something about just that, and I don't want to clutter the pump monitor project with getting the arduino ide installed and adding the wifi libraries to it. The article might not seem like much unless you're actually unboxing one of those things, but it's important for the pump monitor project.

What leads me to ask if this is a good approach is a lot of times the background articles will go unvoted on or even get downvoted (at least in the past, but then i had a downvote troll at one point) as if they weren't really appreciated. If I'm spending all this time on something that isn't appreciated it makes me wonder if there isn't a better approach to breaking apart projects that have a lot of prerequisites. Maybe it's because they don't foreshadow the upcoming article so people wonder why I'm posting them. I don't know. I am always after improving my ability to engage with readers here, so any ideas would be valued by me. Smile | :)
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QuestionSean, can you help? Pin
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QuestionMy article was deleted but i did not get enough detail how to correct it Pin
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