Blog Posts

This a list of all my blog posts.

Got to start somewhere...

I have been playing around with my domain as a basic placeholder website for about 7 years, but I have never got around to hosting anything but a plain html page. Sometimes I would put up a additional folder if I needed to host a demo, but for the most...

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I started this blog for a number of reasons. I wanted a place to remember stuff (code, thoughts, random musings…) but also showcase my mad dev skillz. I wanted somewhere that was me. Facebook is just my friends, its too friendly and social. I use Twitter professionally but its’ format is too short and Yoda (Entelect employees’ blog platform) is too internal. I also wanted to build more of a brand for Me. I wanted to write a mixture of stuff but sometimes I can’t find the right platform or medium.

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All your data are belong to us!

We are currently storing a large number of certificate documents in our SQL server instance, which have accumulated over the years. Our client wanted a bulk download of these certificates, and needed a once off solution. This post details the steps I used to accomplish the export, along with some...

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Elevate ALL THE THINGS!

Many times in the past I have had to use my domain machine on the client’s domain. Usually the client domain credentials can just be cached by Windows when you access a server via remote desktop or use a UNC share path. However sometimes you need to run a local application using the non-local domain credentials. A possbile example would be the client has a proxy that authenticates against the domain, and you need to run your Slack desktop client with authentication for the domain.

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Javascript debugging is a challenge

Knockout.js has an extension point to allow you to Customise the disposal of your bindings. However, when these callbacks are executed they are wrapped in a try…. finally.

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