Monthly Archives: April 2015

Change photo file date based on EXIF data

I want to transfer some of my favourite photos from last year’s bike tour to my Android tablet. All my pictures are stored in Aperture on my Mac and although it’s a great piece of software it has a very … Continue reading

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Database Corruption Challenge Part 1

Last weekend I saw a tweet mentioning Steve Stedman’s DataBase Corruption Challenge (DBCC) where he publishes a database that’s been corrupted and offers a challenge to the community to recover the database (hopefully) without any data loss. What a great … Continue reading

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PowerShell try/catch Strangeness and Terminating Errors

For my sins I have been (and to some extents still am) a C# developer. Compared with scripting there is a lot I like about writing applications in fully fledged high-level languages, especially when it comes to flow control. Not … Continue reading

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PowerShell Snippets

This week I’ve been watching the recent Microsoft Virtual Academy on Advanced Desired State Configuration and Custom Resources. It’s interesting to see what Microsoft are doing in this space given the competition has been around for years. DSC is in … Continue reading

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