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…
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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…
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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…
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Test Coverage with OpenCover, XUnit, Cake and TeamCity

Recently I was tasked with getting some code coverage results into our TeamCity builds that run our Cake build script. There was previous investment in OpenCover for varying reasons, so despite it getting a bit stale, that was an initial constraint. There were some surprises along the way so I thought I’d pass along the…
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PowerShell Visual Studio Related Tasks

Building on my time with PowerShellGet and Git from PowerShell, I wanted additional script functionality to do more than just version control operations on my .NET app’s codebase. This included things like building the solution, running unit tests, launching Visual Studio, and cleaning up binary output (bin, obj, packages). Launching Visual Studio Solutions Starting off…
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