If you're an avid user of the Microsoft Azure cloud, you might have come across
CRON expressions for defining schedules.
The CRON expression format originates from Unix-based systems, where it has been used for quite some time. While it is a powerful syntax for expressing schedules, it can sometimes be a bit confusing.
This article will provide you with a quick
cheat sheet for using CRON expressions in Azure. Continue reading
Ever had to provide remote support to someone? It can be a real pain in the proverbial, including setting up the remoting software at both end points.
In this post you'll learn how to share screens between two
Windows 10 devices using the little known, built-in Windows Quick Assist app. The best part about it is that it requires almost no setup. Just straight to business! Continue reading
Think that your ‘protected' Excel spreadsheet is safe? Think again! These restrictions can easily be bypassed.
Recently, I needed to modify a protected spreadsheet however the original author of that Excel spreadsheet had left our company and no one had the password to unprotect the document. Doh!
In this post I'll show you how to
unprotect an Excel spreadsheet in a few simple steps. Continue reading
In this post I'll show you how you can
clone a Git repository using a Personal Access Token instead of a regular password.
Personal Access Tokens are useful in a variety of situations. I recently opted to use an access token on a work laptop rather than using my ‘god mode' credentials. That way, if I needed to hand the laptop back to my employer I could easily revoke the access.
Enough talk … lets get to it!
In this post I'll show you how to fix an issue with
Windows 10 Search disappearing.
While trying to use the Windows 10 Search I noticed that after I entered a few characters the Search Box would crash and clear out the text I had entered. No search results were being displayed.
While working on a SharePoint Framework (SPFx) webpart I noticed some odd performance issues… My SPFx webpart was very slow to initially load.
I was initially a bit puzzled by this however after some investigation I discovered the below solution. Continue reading
Do you have a need to generate
emails with PDF attachments using the Power Automate (aka Microsoft Flow) workflow engine?
Guess what! You're in luck because in this post I'll show you how to do exactly that. I'll show you how to generate a PDF document and send it via email.
While trying to reactivate a workflow in our Dynamics 365 environment we encountered the following error. In this post I'll show you how you can solve this issue.
You Need Microsoft Dynamics 365 License To Continue
Working in corporate environment can bring it's own set of challenges when setting up tooling. A typical corporate environment will usually contain a Proxy server setup.
If you have encountered the below errors while using the built-in
GIT integration with Visual Studio 2019. In this post I'll show you how to fix these issues.
Failed to connect to XXXXX.com port 443: Connection refused
Git failed with a fatal error.
unable to access XXXX
Proxy CONNECT aborted
407: Proxy Authentication Required
Have you encountered the dreaded
0x80240fff Windows Update error in Windows 10? In this article I'll show you how to fix the issue.
There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80240fff)