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Mac Tips

Command+F2 to enable screen sharing on iMac when thunderbolt is connected Hold Shift to start in safe mode Automator saves to ~/Library/Workflows/Applications/ Remove Cache: <Mac HD>\library Folders:     Saved Application State     Caches     LaunchAgents Copy mail rules ~/Library/Mail/V2/MailData/SyncedRules.plist Restore this file from a backup. Restart Mail.app. Re-enable the rules. How to… Continue reading Mac Tips

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SQL 2017 Machine Learning and Vulnerability Assessment

I'm in the porcess of migrating and upgrading all previous versions of SQL server instances to 2016 at this stage. I've started to read about SQL 2017 and cannot wait to test a few new features out. Vulnerability Assessment (VA) is a new feature of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2017 builds. I've tried it… Continue reading SQL 2017 Machine Learning and Vulnerability Assessment

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Visual Studio 2017 Prompts For Login

Problem: I'm not very sure why Visual Studio 2017 continuously prompts me for login today. I entered the username and login successfully then the prompt never disappears and I could not access my VSTS. Solution: After some Googling, I found a post discussing the issue. In summary: There is an issue with the update installer which… Continue reading Visual Studio 2017 Prompts For Login

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Editor by Array

I've had the Twenty Seventeen template by WordPress for too long, its header picture started to annoy me 🙂 ... Editor by Array had caught my eye today, mainly because of its typeface and styles (see Style Guide). The new template almost feels like a new start point. Hopefully, this new template will keep me more focused and motivate me… Continue reading Editor by Array

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Virtualbox Virtual Machine Fullscreen

Virtualbox is Oracle's free Virtual Machine software. It's fantastic, reliable and FREE! I've used it for a few years now and am loving it. I don't install new virtual machines often but when I do, I struggle with the steps to enable the Virtual Machines to fullscreen mode. I'm writing this down now for future… Continue reading Virtualbox Virtual Machine Fullscreen

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Azure Spring Cleaning

I’m doing some Project Euler problems to brush up my coding skills – see if I still have got it. Just like riding a bicycle years later, I think years of training in the past had not left me yet. Just like cleaning up and oiling the old bicycle, I found myself trying to setup… Continue reading Azure Spring Cleaning

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Give WordPress.com a Try

I am giving WordPress.com a try. Why, you ask? Warning, this is the start of my 2 seconds rant: I'v been hosting my personal blog with @bluehost for >5 years now so you would understand how disappointed I felt when my blog (and website) started to go up and down all the time! I enquired and… Continue reading Give WordPress.com a Try

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Google Sites Administration

Do you know how to start your own Google Sites? There are many resources online about it so here, I will show you how to kick start the your every own Google Sites website project and give you some resource to move on to the next step. First of all, Google says, "one account, all… Continue reading Google Sites Administration

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iMessage Not Showing on Multiple Mac

Problem: SMS texts messages are received on iPhone fine but is only forwarded to one of the Macs, regardless of the model of Mac. I have a slick Mac Air that I take with me everywhere and a sexy iMac at home. To keep all my offline data synced, I find it easier sometimes just to restore… Continue reading iMessage Not Showing on Multiple Mac

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TextWrangler Codeless Language Module

I have always been using text files to manage my todo lists but only recently been enlightened of the Todo.txt concept. This post will teach you how to write and deploy a markup definition file for TextWrangler on Mac so it will automatically highlight your Todo.txt like this: Tools to use: Todo.txt TextWrangler Notes on the tools: The concept of the Todo.txt is very… Continue reading TextWrangler Codeless Language Module