Video Poker in PowerShell

In between real work, and to learn a bit about PowerShell since I don’t use it often, I created a video poker game. It’s rough and I don’t have time to make it pretty or add a GUI, but maybe it will inspire someone else? I also know very little about poker… I took a […]

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How is finding duplicate files with PowerShell using SHA256? Fucking fast.

I just had to do it. I do this because why the hell not? We all have litter. I guess people will be interested in math, data, and AI. How boring… Maybe not boring at work but definitely boring at home. Maybe I’ll get motivated to do some TensorFlow slop. After I finish my GTK […]

Nim recursive duplicate file search.

I was wanting to spend some time with Nim programming language since it looks very similar to two of my favorite languages, Python being one. I am very impressed with it so far but I don’t really have anything to write at the moment and the kid keeps bugging me to paint his traffic light […]

Create, insert, and Query SQLite with PowerShell.

So I have C# code that grabs the print records from the Windows event logs on the print servers in order to create reports and easy searches from my web environment. I dump this data into a SQLite database, because I am a control freak and the place where I work is also a control […]

Collect user logons from Windows 10 with Python 3.

This is basically how I collect physical user logons along with reboots, etc. I dump this shit into a database and deliver via a web-page so folks can do dated searches by workstation or user ID. Works beautifully. You will need the Win32api libraries. I am running this on a Win 2019 server from Python3.7, […]

Get all installed software on Windows 10 with Python 3 and WMI.

This is very basic and I’d lie if I said I hadn’t tried looping through the registry for 64/32 bit, but this works great and isn’t missing entries. I deliver this in a web page making it easy to do look ups on most machines in my org. Tweak as you need, add some error […]

Monitor cron jobs on Ubuntu

If you need to monitor cron jobs to verify they run for a particular user open the terminal and type, $USER being the currently logged on user:

List of Linux IDEs with GUI designers.

If you are looking to develop GUI applications on Linux but don’t really want the tediousness of hand coding the interface, below are a few options with WYSIWYG ability. Many of these tools also run on Windows and/or Mac and can compile for all three platforms.

Why Facebook is king

Why is there no real Facebook alternative? Because no one is creating it! You got Twitter microblog clones, Ello for creators, MySpace for music, DeviantArt for the artsy crowd, Mastidon for whatever the server owner is into, old style blogs, blah blah… I hate to say it but a lot of people just want to […]