Post to Slack from PowerShell

I was working on some reporting/alerting from my deployment and monitoring systems. I want them to talk to me on slack. A lot of the work is done in PowerShell so natrually this is some PoSh code I need… Anyhow I wanted to share… First you will need to enable Slackbot remote communications. I just…


Cloud, Azure, DevOps, Love and Hate

Early in 2007 or 2008, the one and only, DigUnix got back from an overnight hack-a-thon. During this thon he was introduced to running Linux boxes in Amazon’s datacenters. Till then, he and I used to just remotely build Gentoo boxes from across the hall and get in trouble for scream profanity in the office….


Changes to Windows 10 Preview – Insider Hub

I use this tool to say up-to-date with what’s going on in Windows 10. The most recent announcement stated that this is not going to be installed going forward. It also lists how to get it back, so for posterity sake I’d like to post it here to remember. From the announcement… Insider Hub &…


I Have a New Role at Microsoft

So, I was a Primer Field Engineer, but now I’m a Technology Evangelist. What’s up with this move? Yes I have a very technical skillset in development and cloud technologies. I’ve worked on some of the largest projects and with some of the toughest customers. I’ve been very fortunate to get to do awesome work…