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Recent Tech Posts

  • Trying Stream Deck From a Developer’s Perspective - I’ve heard good things about Stream Deck in the past but since I’m not a streamer I’ve never looked into it. However it was recently heavily discounted on Amazon’s Prime Day and my curiosity got me to pull the trigger and see how I might use it more from a developer’s perspective. The following video...
  • Docker PowerShell Scripts for Local Development - In working on a cloud native application locally, there have been various dependencies to spin up in order to run the different services. These include things like: Netflix Eureka for service discovery Spring Cloud Config for externalized, distributed configuration RabbitMQ for decoupled messaging and bulk processing Redis for distributed caching MySQL for data persistence Most...
  • Git Multi-Repository Scripts - With larger applications and the trend of microservices it’s increasingly common to be dealing with many Git repositories for a product suite. With that in mind, this post contains some PowerShell scripts to automate some common tasks across multiple Git repositories. Basic Structure The basic structure of each of these scripts looks like the below....
  • 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...