Deploying your app with Squirrel

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July 18, 2017 / No Comment

Application deployment made easy
 
Many .NET developers are familiar with ClickOnce, Microsoft’s simple deployment solution for quickly packaging and deploying software that is easy for end-users to install. However, these conveniences come with limitations.

There are only a couple automatic update situations. To show custom UI when an update is available, requires disabling the automatic updates and […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .Net, Blog, C#, DevOps, NuGet, Windows

Removing Duplicate Entries from %PATH%

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June 30, 2012 / 2 Comments

As developers, we frequently end up with duplicate entries in our path. From the command line you can clean up your path using pathman.exe. Here’s a PowerShell Script to find the duplicates and remove them using Pathman.exe:

$extraPath=(($path.Split(“`;”) | group | ?{$_.Count -gt 1}).Values | %{$_[0]}
pathman.exe /ru $extrapath

Disclaimer: Works for us.

AUTHOR: CATEGORY: PowerShell, Windows

GIST: Windows Server “8” Administrative Experience

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April 3, 2012 / No Comment

There are several items that deserve highlighting from Erin Chapple’s post (via Jeffry Snover) titled, “Rocking the Windows Server “8” Administrative Experience”.  Here’s my gist:

Administration designed for one a single-role centric view to a multi-server view of the environment.  The result is that rather than administer a role on a particular server you will now be able to […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Headlines, PowerShell, Windows