Nicholas M. Getchell

Nicholas M. Getchell

33 posts
Website Twitter RSS

Git Commit Messages and Hooks

Maintaining integrity in your code is hard. Git hooks are an easy way to manage your workflow so you never commit code that doesn’t meet your standards. How do you know

Poor Man's GUI

Poor Man's GUI

If you’re like me, you try to automate everything through the PowerShell console. Automate employee account creation, easy. Check the registry on 500 remote servers, wouldn’t break a sweat.

Using ThreadJob for Performance

Using ThreadJob for Performance

Parallelizing work in PowerShell has been a drag. Runspaces are too complicated to spin up and background jobs are too resource intensive. There is a parallel foreach parameter when using workflows but I&

Deploying PowerShell Down-level

There have been many great features added to PowerShell throughout the years.  Lots of new cmdlets come through the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) or baked into the new version of the

PowerShell Core 6.0 Released

PowerShell Core 6.0 Released

PowerShell Core 6.0 has been released thanks to the hard work of the PowerShell Team. It is a stripped down version of PowerShell that runs cross-platform. That means PowerShell for Linux, MacOS,

Generate Random Passwords

Whether you’re at a help desk resetting passwords or setting up service accounts, you always need to be able to generate good random passwords. You know, the kind nobody wants to