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Announcing poshrunner.exe so MyScript.ps1 can use MyScript.ps1.config instead of powershell.exe.config

Nov 22 2012No Comments by justin

I have a tendency to do odd things with technology so that things don't just work. When I point out the obscure edge cases I find, most people tell me, "well don't do that." I usually ignore them and dream of tilting windmills. Well today a windmill has been tilted, and this is the epic tale. I'm a developer that fell in love with PowerShell. As such I often call .NET API functions from powershell scripts. This usually just works. However, it kind of falls apart when you have to use settings …

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Visual Studio 2010 and VisualStudio.com TFS Hosting

Nov 08 2012No Comments by justin

Yesterday, Stan, the founder of this blog, gave me a link to a project host on the Team Foundation Service (visual studio.com). I tried to connect to it with Visual Studio 2010. it simply refused to work. After much annoyance, he asked me to try adding the TFS server to Visual Studio 2012 and it worked (Why didn't I think of that?). Eventually I figured out that I needed to install the Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Team Foundation Server 2012 Compatibility GDR (KB2662296). Then I was able to add …

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Windows Internals Study Group - First meeting

Nov 08 2012No Comments by justin

Last night myself and two others had out first planning meeting via google huddle for our Windows Internals Study group. We will be meeting next Wednesday 2012-11-17 at 20:30 EST to discuss the first two chapters of Windows Internals 6th edition. If you still want to participate its not too late, just let me know. One thing we decided was to make all our notes public. Right now they are being stored in a google drive shared folder that is publicly accessible. The information there will grow …

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My ConEmu Tasks

Nov 04 2012No Comments by justin

Update: Thanks to the author of ConEmu for some constructive feedback in the comments! I've fallen in love with ConEmu, after being introduced to it by a Scott Hanselman blog post. While my initial attraction to it was its integration with farmanager, that was only its initial selling point. The ability to have one resizable tabbed window to hold all my cmd.exe, powershell.exe and bash.exe consoles is what makes it a killer app. While 90% of my command line needs are met by a vanilla …

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Windows Internals Google Group Created

Nov 01 2012No Comments by justin

I've made a google group to talk about the Windows Internals Study Group I proposed. Lets move the conversation there.

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