Jeffrey Snover:- Tweets

Tweet 2020-11-21 Character is fate.   2020-11-22 By Bringing the world together, social media is tearing it apart. 2020-11-25 For most things, case-sensitivity is a poor engineering choice. 2020-11-10 I know Ian means this somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but his point is rock solid. If the Democrats cannot engineer a wave under a leader as controversial and … Continue reading Jeffrey Snover:- Tweets

Jeffrey Snover:- “Engineering Encounters with reality”

Who is Jeffrey Snover? Link Jeffrey Snover is a Microsoft Technical Fellow, PowerShell Chief Architect, and the Chief Architect for the Azure Infrastructure and Management group which includes Azure Stack, System Center, and Operations Management Suite.  Snover is the inventor of Windows PowerShell, an object-based distributed automation engine, scripting language, and command-line shell, and was … Continue reading Jeffrey Snover:- “Engineering Encounters with reality”

ClamAV – Installation on CentOS – v8

Background Need an AntiVirus on my CentOS box. AntiVirus ClamAV is free and works on CentOS. Outline Package Verify ClamAV yum yum list installed dnf dnf list installed Install Identify Artifacts Install Artifacts Review Review Packages Configure ClamAV Configure SELinux Configure Services List of Services clamd@.service freshclam.service Configure Service Start Service Review Service Status Tasks … Continue reading ClamAV – Installation on CentOS – v8

Politics, Religion, Court System, Current Affairs, and You

Background Two weeks to election time and it is the fourth week of October.   Religion I have heard a few sermons and a couple of commentaries.   YouTube Pastors It is the season where many will go on TV shows and Youtube to predict this or that. Listen in and see how they make … Continue reading Politics, Religion, Court System, Current Affairs, and You

Tim Nolet:- Open Source & Well Funded Adopters

Background There is a familiar story playing out with Mr. Tim Nolet and his open source project, Headless Recorder project. Referenced Work The Register Thomas Claburn Come on, Amazon: If you're going to copy open-source code for a new product, at least credit the creator Link   Story Line Tim Nolet Work   Company/Service Software … Continue reading Tim Nolet:- Open Source & Well Funded Adopters

TimeWindows:- Compilation Using MinGW

Background Let us compile TimeWindows using MinGW.   Timeline TimeWindows:- Compilation Using Microsoft Visual Studio Link Outline Identify Source Code Repository Download Code Uncompress Package Examine & Prepare Artifacts Build Application Tasks Identify Source Code Repository Source Code ( Source / Commits ) Link Source Code ( Source ) Link Repository ( svn ) Link … Continue reading TimeWindows:- Compilation Using MinGW

Software Engineering meets Poetry

Quotes Susan Cain “Tom Demarco, a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild team of consultants ... and his colleague Timothy Lister devised a study called the Coding War Games. The purpose of the games was to identify the characteristics of the best and worst computer programmers; more than six hundred developers from ninety-two different companies … Continue reading Software Engineering meets Poetry

gcc/MinGW – Utilities – ldd and objdump

Background Let us cover a couple of utilities that are bundled with gcc/minGW toolset. Lineage NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation Link Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage Link MinGW – Error – “undefined reference to `__imp_WSAStartup'” LinkLink Need When troubleshooting an application one sometimes wants to gain familiarity with the dependant … Continue reading gcc/MinGW – Utilities – ldd and objdump

Linux Install Image – Burn to USB

Background Need to quickly install Linux. In this case, CentOS. Version The current version is 8. Artifacts Mirrors Install Images are available from various mirrors; listed here:- Mirrors US Link World Wide Link Metadata Here are some metadata :- Image Size :- 7.5 GB Burn ISO Image to USB Options Here are some of the … Continue reading Linux Install Image – Burn to USB

Visual Studio – Error – “Could not load file or assembly ‘netstandard, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=cc7b13ffcd2ddd51’ or one of its dependencies.”

Background Upon preparing Visual Studio to be able to develop mobile applications courtesy of Xamarin, ran into a blocking issue right away. Set the Stage Setting the stage for our error is easy and it goes :- Launch Visual Studio Elected to design new Project Chose Project based on Mobile / Xamarin The system prepares … Continue reading Visual Studio – Error – “Could not load file or assembly ‘netstandard, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=cc7b13ffcd2ddd51’ or one of its dependencies.”