Why all the yelling? [Read More]
Overheard at work...
Spouting poetry... [Read More]
Gotcha! The PowerShell Call (&) Operator and String Concatenation
Constructing a command from string fragments didn't work quite as I expected
What I learned by trying to contatenate a collection of string fragments into a single executable command. [Read More]
How To Compose A PowerShell Module With Multiple Script Files
The internet's missing how-to guide!
All I wanted was something I take for granted as a C# developer: the ability to create a PowerShell module that's composed of multiple script files - one for each function - instead of putting every function in a single `.psm1` file. It's actually a simple thing to accomplish, and yet it's *unbelievably* difficult to find a tutorial that explains *how* to do it. This article seeks to fill that void and save future googlers all the time I sunk into research, trial, and error. [Read More]
Is your Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard losing keystrokes?
There might be too much distance between your keyboard and its dongle.
After I built my new computer, I found that my keyboard was constantly hanging and losing keystrokes. Here's how I fixed it. [Read More]
A Pain-Free Guide To Installing Web Deploy
I've had several less-than-stellar experiences installing Web Deploy in the past. Next time I go through this, I decided many months ago, I'm taking notes! 'Next time' turned out to be earlier this week. This article is the result of the notes I took during that trial-and-error session. [Read More]
Trouble connecting to a git repo with an SSH key?
Here's how I fixed the problem on a Windows Server 2012 machine
Are you getting an 'Unable to negotiate with legacyhost: no matching key exchange method found. Their offer: diffie-hellman-group1-sha1' error? This article might be for you. [Read More]
Basic Git Workflow Guidelines
Some basic git guidelines for everyday use
My personal list of basic git hygiene practices that I frequently suggest for most software development teams. [Read More]
Getting Logi Info Studio To Play Nice With Git & CI/CD
A look at some basic limitations with Logi Analytics' IDE
In recent weeks I've become intimately acquainted with Logi Analytics' IDE, called Logi Info Studio. I haven't yet used it enough to have a strong sense of Logi's platform as a whole, but there are definitely two aspects of developing with Info Studio which I've found outmoded: it is neither terribly source control friendly nor very well suited for continuous integration/deployment environments. [Read More]
FluentConsole: Now With Automatic Word-Boundary Line Wrapping
Write long lines of readable text to the console window with ease
When writing sentences to a console window, by default, the text will wrap at the exact width of the current window. Unless your sentences happen to consistently have word boundaries at exactly the same intervals as the window width, your text will wrap right in the middle words... [Read More]