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Recent Tech Posts

  • Tip: Sync Calendar Events from Office 365 to Google with Microsoft Flow - Recently I decided to compliment my Alexa dominated Smart Home setup with a Google Home smart display (too many limitations with Echo Show right now). I decided to try the JBL Link View; I liked aspects of the Lenovo Smart Display and Google Home Hub better but ultimately passed due to poorer audio quality and...
  • Picture Cleanup: Photo vs Image. Part 1 – PowerShell Core Image Metadata and Resizing - Inside the various subfolders of my picture library are files I would classify as images and not photos. Here I’m classifying images as image files I downloaded from the web or social media, screenshots and the like. Photos I’m classifying as taken from a camera, usually my mobile phone. For example: I really don’t want...
  • Organizing Camera Media with Automator, Bash, PowerShell Core - Background The Media Import Process Every 3 months or so I offload camera roll photos and videos from my iPhone to my Mac. The process usually looks like this: Connect iPhone to Mac via lightning cable and unlock iPhone Open Preview, import from iPhone to a Desktop/camera folder Delete unwanted photos in Desktop/camera Move photos...
  • Exploring Azure Logic Apps with an IP Camera - Before the holidays I was learning more about Azure Logic Apps and looking for a use case for more hands-on knowledge. I had an IP camera sitting around that I had barely used and home monitoring made sense while traveling over the holidays. I didn’t have much time before I left so my initial goal...
  • Exploring Azure ARM Templates – Deploying an ASP.NET Core Web App - Lately I’ve been exploring and learning Azure on the side when I can find the time. Most recently I’ve been looking at automating the provisioning of Azure resources with ARM (Azure Resource Manager) templates. Initial goals included: Setup all Azure Resources outside of the Portal Setup an App Service plan (hosting) Setup App Insights because...