Category Archives: Scripting, Coding, etc…

Windows Boy in a Mac World

By | 2019-08-02

How to configure VScode, Github, & A Cloud Drive across Windows 10 and OS X I just recently got a Macbook Pro from my office. They said I was due for a system refresh & the 2 systems I’ve been using have been sufficient for my needs. So after *years* of wanting one but not… Read More »

How to add a touch function to PowerShell

By | 2019-05-07

I really like the mac/*nix ability to use touch to create a new file: I wanted to be able to do it in Windows PowerShell – here’s how you do it: Creating a temp function Run the following command from the PowerShell terminal: Making it permanent This is just slightly trickier. *IF* you already have… Read More »

Learning Python in 7,832 easy steps…

By | 2017-11-21

So I’m also trying to learn a bit about programming & I’ve decided to start with Python.  I did some Java back in college and I can do a little powershell scripting, but I’m basically starting from scratch.  Here’s the list of things I’ve done so far, ranked by efficacy: Coursera’s Programming for Everybody (Python)… Read More »

VMware Learning Zones vs Pluralsight: a review

By | 2015-11-08

Last year VMware started offering VMware Learning Zone: “24/7 access to cloud-based VMware Training and Certification Exam Prep videos delivered by VMware Certified Instructors and experts.” Initially it was offered at the whopping price point of a cool $1,000.  At that price I wasn’t interested.  Shortly after getting my first email notification, I received another… Read More »