PowerShell:- Out-GridView -PassThru | Set-Clipboard

Background Yesterday, I found myself struggling with a database project. I thought let me capture some metadata, view it in a grid view and I will have more to go with.   Clipboard Captured the data into a data table, pipelined it into GridView. Got a good thing going. As always got greedy. Thought to … Continue reading PowerShell:- Out-GridView -PassThru | Set-Clipboard

Git:- .gitignore file

Background Git is straight forward. And, usually out of the way.   Exclude Files As you develop applications, you may find out that you do not need to store away the binary files produced by your application. Depending on your programming language, the file extensions will vary. For example:- C, C++, C# Object File ( … Continue reading Git:- .gitignore file

.Net – ASPX – Error – “Invalid postback or callback argument. Event validation is enabled”

Background Tried using a dated .Net Application that I wrote quite a long time ago. I accessed a drop down, selected an item from the drop down, and clicked a push button. Errors Error - "Invalid postback or callback argument. Event validation is enabled using..." Unfortunately received an error that reads:- Text Invalid postback or … Continue reading .Net – ASPX – Error – “Invalid postback or callback argument. Event validation is enabled”

Billionaires:- 2022 – The First Side of the Coin

Background In the heat of the Covid epidemic, the exponential rate at which the wealth of billionaires increased was lampooned by some in the media. Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg's financial website has a quick retake of how the super rich have fared through the first half of 2022. The article is available via:- The world's 500 … Continue reading Billionaires:- 2022 – The First Side of the Coin

PowerShell:- Datatype – Array – Declaration & Initialization – Bug ? – Patrick Meinecke Response

Background A quick feedback on our last post.   Referenced Work PowerShell:- Datatype – Array – Declaration & Initialization Link Source Code Control GitLab PowerShell - Array - Declaration & Initialization - Sample - nameList Link Bug Report Microsoft PowerShell An Uninitialized declared array leads to string concatenation #17313 Link Feedback Patrick Meinecke ( SeeminglyScience … Continue reading PowerShell:- Datatype – Array – Declaration & Initialization – Bug ? – Patrick Meinecke Response

Jeffrey Snover:- Employment Versus Courage

Background In brief, most people are not worth listening to. For the sake of heaven, Jeffrey Snover is one of those on the rare other side.   Twitter Link Courage is a key characteristic of future leaders and previous employees. Replies M3 Sweatt ( @m3sweatt ) Consequences ( Link )  Courage is not always rewarded … Continue reading Jeffrey Snover:- Employment Versus Courage

Powershell – Install-PackageProvider – NuGet – Error – “WARNING: MSG:UnableToDownload”

Background Tried installing the SQLServer module for Powershell, but ran into a stumbling error.   Error Recreation The command for installing the SQLServer module for Powershell is simple enough. It goes:- Our error reads:- Errors Error Message - WARNING: MSG:UnableToDownload «https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=627338&clcid=0x409» «» Error Message - Image Error Message - Textual   Error Explanation Install-Module : … Continue reading Powershell – Install-PackageProvider – NuGet – Error – “WARNING: MSG:UnableToDownload”

Nadella:- Satya, Anu, Zain +2

Nadella Portrait Words The passing of Zain's Nadella earlier today humanizes life in personal ways for me. Satya Family Learned a lot about care for one's family Empathy Learned how to nourish and grow empathy Humility Learned a lot about humility Humanity Learned that humanity is not just restricted to life sciences, but also dwells … Continue reading Nadella:- Satya, Anu, Zain +2

WSL:- Provision CentOS

Background Let us quickly provision CentOS using WSL on a Microsoft Windows 10 system.   Microsoft WSL Linux Distributions Here are the Linux Distros that are officially supported by Microsoft WSL. NAME FRIENDLY NAME Ubuntu Ubuntu Debian Debian GNU/Linux kali-linux Kali Linux Rolling openSUSE-42 openSUSE Leap 42 SLES-12 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server v12 Ubuntu-16.04 Ubuntu … Continue reading WSL:- Provision CentOS

Peter Thiel & Facebook

Background On Monday, 2022-February-8th, Peter Thiel announced that he will be not be seeking re-election to the Meta/Facebook Board of Directors.   Meta Investor News Link Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg, Meta founder, and CEO said: "Peter has been a valuable member of our board and I'm deeply grateful for everything he has done for our … Continue reading Peter Thiel & Facebook