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My name is Nick Spreitzer and this is my sporadically updated blog. I’m a software engineering manager, command line junkie, and fledgling photographer. Here, I write about anything that’s on my mind, from my latest open source projects to dieting and exercise. If you’d like to get in touch, email me at nick@refactorsaurusrex.com.

PowerShell Write-Host Word Wrap

Writing large blocks of text using Write-Host isn鈥檛 always pretty. Try Write-Paragraph instead...

October 28, 2020 路 3 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

Temporarily Prevent Windows From Sleeping

If you ever need to temporarily prevent Windows from going to sleep, you should try giving it some NoDoz...

June 21, 2019 路 5 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

ForwardMX.io: A Review

I gave ForwardMX.io a shot, but it proved to be an unreliable service with zero customer support. I later switched to Mailgun and came away convinced that email forwarding is fundamentally unreliable....

June 8, 2019 路 5 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

Two Wives

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October 29, 2018 路 1 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

Py-Curious

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October 28, 2018 路 1 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

How To Debug PowerShell Core Binary Cmdlets

Just a few minor tweaks is all it takes to get going with PowerShell Core cmdlets. I just wish it was documented better....

October 23, 2018 路 3 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

Yelling

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March 7, 2018 路 1 min 路 Nick Spreitzer

Haiku

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February 26, 2018 路 1 min 路 Nick Spreitzer