Powershell


2016 (1)


Opening apps from the directory you in as Administrator

The other day I saw a post that Greg Duncan shared about opening CMD and PowerShell from the directory you in. How did I not know this? Open CMD/PS to the directory you're in, from File Explorer (no right-click needed) https://t.co/ynPFCGw9xm pic.t

2014 (8)


Pushing a new project to Chocolatey

Inspiration Today my DotNet Pretty articles were featured on @coding4fun by Greg Duncan and one of the comments by Niner bc3tech (@bc3tech) requested that I share this solution on Chocolatey. I decided that this was a good idea and decided to share

Configuring a Chocolatey Install

So yesterday I posted Pushing a new project to Chocolatey and I said I would create another post showing how to configure how the Chocolatey install runs and this is that post . ChocolateyInstall.ps1 The first (only really) step to do this is creatin

Upgrade/Publish TFS 2013 Process Templates with PowerShell

I use to make a lot of TFS customizations and had to apply the template changes to multiple team projects which took a bit of time. Depending on the method you use it could be a quick or loooong process . When I first started doing customizations I u

Organize your Music Collection

I was looking for a PowerShell script that would remove all media tags (post coming) from a folder of music that I have and along the way I came across a blog post called PowerShell - Automatically organizing your mp3-collection. Although this wasn't

Easily download Ch9 videos

I watch and download a lot of videos from Channel 9 and because I’m a developer and always looking for ways to speed up anything I do I searched for a PowerShell script. I eventually found one (can’t remember where) and immediately set it up to downl

Download #MVA Content with PowerShell

So I'm starting to go through some of the content on Microsoft Virtual Academy but I don't have time to do this when I'm by a good internet connection and at the same time don't have time when by the good internet connection to run though all the con

Download Brian Keller's VM with PowerShell

So yesterday and update for Brian Keller's VM (Visual Studio 2013 Application Lifecycle Management Virtual Machine and Hands-on-Labs / Demo Scripts) was release "Updated January 9, 2014: The VM was upgraded to include all applicable Visual Studio 201

Start-BitsTransfer : Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Today I find myself with yet another bit of functionality that only works when you are running in Administrator Mode. A while back I had Full Admin Mode always enabled, downside of this is the store apps don't work at all. Up side is your PC works as

ABOUT ME

Gordon Beeming works at Nologo Studios in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa. He is the Lead for the Data and Services Team and has a strong focus on Developer Efficiencies and R&D. When he's not hacking away at a keyboard in Visual Studio he'll generally be relaxing with his family or hitting the black top getting in some mileage. He is a Visual Studio ALM Ranger and Visual Studio ALM MVP.

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TOOLS

I plan on writing a bunch of online tools and sharing the code for how I made those tools. If you have any feedback you can ping me on Twitter (@GordonBeeming) or mail me [email protected].