I’ve been using Hyper-V more and more for virtual machines but I’ve come across a problem only recently. DNS resolution and internet browsing is noticeably slower with many pages not being able to be viewed at all. I decided to tackle this problem and I found something unexpected.
Hacktoberfest is back! The month long celebration of open source gives you a chance to brush up on your git, help open source projects and get yourself some stickers or a t-shirt!
Ive been resisting buying a Stream Deck for a while now but finally succumbed to temptation and it arrived today. Setting it up is fairly easy but associating an program with a button does not extract the icon from the executable. So I looked for a way to extract the icon myself. And of course I looked to use PowerShell.
In a previous blog post I talked about working with enums in PowerShell and how useful they are. Would they not be even more useful if we could create and use our own enums? Yes, yes they would.
Enums are not the commonly used data type in PowerShell but I was recently reminded of how simple and useful they really are. And they got some love in PowerShell 5!
Recently I’ve begun to move the Chocolatey packages I maintain from manual to automatic updating. While going from package to package I came across an issue retrieving the downloads page for Yubico Authenticator using Invoke-WebRequest. This caught me by surprise as I was retrieving other Yubico website pages, such as developers.yubico.com, without issue.
The third meeting of the Scottish PowerShell User Group will take place on Wednesday 22nd June at our virtual meeting home.
The second meeting of the Scottish PowerShell User Group will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at our virtual meeting home.
The first meetup of the Scottish PowerShell User Group has been announced as the 12th of April 2017.
The Scottish PowerShell User Group was officially born today! After spending some time reading about all the user groups in the US and in England I thought it was about time we got the same coverage here in Scotland.