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If you haven't managed to get into CommandBox by now, I really feel for you; you've really been missing out for years now. It makes life so much easier in so many ways. I'll spare you the long list of reasons... you're not here for that. Most of my experience with CommandBox has been on OS X/macOS and Linux (primarily Ubuntu Server). But, at...... Full Entry »

When given the choice, I generally prefer a command line option over a GUI. While everyone around me is using Sourcetree, git extensions in VS, or any number of other git plugins or GUIs that do everything for them, I'm actually learning how it all works by doing it manually at the command line. At work, I'm stuck on Windows so I use git-bash...... Full Entry »

It has been a very long time since I have written any Windows/Dos batch files... probably since my DOS class in College. That being the case, there may very well be an easier/better solution to this but I could not find it with a quick search on Google. Since I couldn't find it, I wrote this simple script. What I needed was a very simple...... Full Entry »

If you are like me, you have your music in more than one place because you are so scared that you are going to lose it and have to "rip all those CDs" again! I have my music on my Mac, my wife's mac on my PC, on my server and on a portable hard drive that I carry to work. I know... a bit excessive on all the home machines but it helps me sleep at...... Full Entry »

In the daily dev environment that I use, there are a number of websites on a single IIS 6.0 installation and more are added regularly. Since I like to script as much as possible as well as do any tasks that I can from the command line, I like for my IIS website IDs to NOT be the normal, looong numeric value. Eg: 1234567890. It is much easier to...... Full Entry »

I've been playing around with my new camera which has led to a lot of file moving/copying. I'm always paranoid that I'm going to lose a picture so I have quite a few places where backups of them are mirrored. Anyway, I, of course, have to import all of my images into iPhoto on my Macbook. So tonight when I was about to do so, it brought up...... Full Entry »

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