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…
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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 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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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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More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 6

Miscellaneous / Wrap-up This last post in this series looks at miscellaneous topics including search, help, and additional resources. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Searching Searching Files Once a file has been tracked by Git git…
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More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 5

Stashing and Reverting Work This post in the series looks at stashing away changes, managing stashes, and reverting work. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Stashing Overview Sometimes I might be in the middle of working on…
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More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 4

Merging and Managing Branches This post in the series looks at merging, resolving merge conflicts, and managing branches. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Merging in Changes from Others Once I’ve got an idea of what I’ll…
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More Time with Git at the Command Line – Part 3

Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History This post in the series looks at pushing changes remotely, fetching remote history, and viewing history of changes. Series Outline Setup Getting Latest and Making Changes Pushing, Fetching, and Viewing History Merging and Managing Branches Stashes and Reverting Work Miscellaneous / Wrap-up Remote Pushes First Remote Push – Showing Remote…
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