Apple Delivered A Free Album And Broke User Expectations About The User's Music Library
Apple delivered/pushed free music to 500,000 iTunes accounts. Some people reacted negatively, and it's kind of understandable.
Create A Windows Shortcut To Run As a Different Domain User
I frequently need to run SSMS as a different domain user. Here's how to create a shortcut to run an application under different Active Directory credentials.
Azure Node.js SDK Library Table Storage Is Frustrating For Complex Objects
I'm moving from blob storage to table storage and finding that the table storage APIs are frustrating.
Overcast: Stats As A Feature
Podcast stats would be neat.
Overcast First Thoughts / Mini Review
I love podcast apps. This one hits a home run on day 1.
Create A New Windows Application Event Log With PowerShell
Stop writing to the Windows legacy Application event log. It's a nasty dumping ground.
Xamarin Studio Sample Apps Have Some Problems
I had some problems with the Xamarin sample apps in my first encounter with Xamarin Studio.
Upgrading to Mirth Connect 3
How to upgrade your Mirth Connect to Version 3.
A Small Utility App For Splitting Large Text Files
Someone asked me to split a large file. I wrote a small utility and published it to GitHub.
Undo Another User's Checkout In TFS 2010
Sometimes developers leave the dev team, or the organization. Sometimes you pave a dev machine with files checked out. Here's how to reset the checkout status for that user/workstation.
How To Get Around Your Group Policy Blocking Google Chrome Updates
I had a lab scenario where Group Policy from Active Directory blocked Google Chrome from updating itself. Here's how I fixed that.
Small Algorithms: Pulling Key Value Pairs From A File
I recently had the chance to create a small algorithm to extract key-value pairs from a flat file.
User Interface Fail: Message Boxes With Zero Useful Information
Rant about message boxes and how they should at least contain good information.
Connecting To Windows Azure Virtual Machine From Your Corporate Workstation
Here are some tips to get you started RDPing to your new Windows Azure virtual machine. I had a few tweaks to make because I was trying to connect from from my corporate workstation.
Unlock An Active Directory Account Using PowerShell
If you have an AD account that is locked, you can unlock it with a one-liner using PowerShell.
Batch Rename Files To Remove Substring From File Name Using PowerShell
SQL Server Management Studio scripts out 'StoredProcedure' in file names. Here's how to remove a substring in many files in a directory with one line of PowerShell.
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