I thought I’d try cloud hosting for source code version control. I’ve been using version control on my local box, but figured it’d be better to have that stuff stored offsite so that I can get to it from wherever I am.
Codesion came highly recommended, and I was pleased with the ease of setting . . . → Read More: Codesion free Subversion hosting: Fail
Debra’s Valentine’s Day present from me this year was this stylized heart, carved from Purpleheart. The rough cutout was about 2-3/4 inches tall, 2-1/2 inches wide, and 1 inch thick. I cut it from a 6″ x 12″ x 1″ piece of Purpleheart that a friend gave me some time ago.
I did the . . . → Read More: Purpleheart heart
In The White Board Inquisition, I mentioned the FizzBuzz program as a minimum standard for identifying programmers. It’s a simple test that any programmer should be able to write in just a few minutes.
Write a program that outputs the numbers from 1 to N on the console, with these exceptions. If the number is . . . → Read More: FizzBuzz as a litmus test
PowerShell has some nice built-in command line parameter parsing. I’ve only been wishing for something like this for … well, forever.
Imagine you have a script that accepts four parameters:
-EnvironmentName (or -e), which is mandatory -DestinationDir (or -d), which is mandatory -UserName (or -u), which is optional -Password (or -p), which is optional
Usage . . . → Read More: PowerShell parameter parsing