Posts

  • Testing CoinHive

    I’ve recently stumbled upon coinhive and with all the recent fuzz about crypto currencies, I decided to have a look at it. So what’s that all about?

  • The Invisible Internet Project and WSL

    The Windows Subsystem for Linux can be used to run quite a few interesting things on Windows, one of them is the Invisible Internet Project or i2p.

  • PowerShell and Variable References

    I’ve come across an interesting behavior (or feature) of PowerShell the other day. As I don’t really understand what’s going on, I decided to write it up, maybe someone out there can help explaining this.

  • Jekyll on WSL

    Today we are looking at running Jekyll on WSL or Bash on Ubuntu on Windows.

  • Keeping track of PowerShellCore releases on GitHub

    I’ve been using PowerShell Core on my MacBook for a while now. As the code is still in its early stages, there’s no way of managing/updating the software one is running, at least none that I would be aware of. I did miss some updates and, as a result, had problems with Visual Studio Code. So I’ve put together a quick function that checks the latest release on GitHub and can conveniently be put into my $PROFILE.

  • Jekyll Fun: Consuming ntSystems with PowerShell

    As you might have read before, our little blog is powered by Jekyll. Well I stumbled over the jsonify filter the other day, and so I built a little “kind-of” API :) Sound interesting? Read on.

  • My takeaways from MS Tech Summit

    Daniel and I have attended the Microsoft Tech Summit in Milan earlier this week. Overall it was a pretty good event, especially taking into account that it was free. The keynote was quite interesting, so much so, that I thought I’d share my takeaways.

  • Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner

    Today I was super excited about the first tests with the Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner. Sometimes calculating the Bandwidth, Storage, local infrastructure needed for Site Recovery can be very tricky. Therefore, I’m happy that Microsoft released a helpful tool to get the right information needed.

  • Get Going with Go!

    Everyone is talking about Go these days so I decided to have a look at it and see what it could do for me.

  • Get started with Azure ARM Templates

    To start with the deployment using Azure ARM Templates is quite easy. A first step can be to deploy an Azure SQL Database. But let’s start with a bit of background information: