Updated Computer Name App

Way back in February 2016 I put together a small C# and XAML application which displayed the users computer hostname, IP address and Active Directory domain. This was to replace a tool used internally at work written in an older code (which still checked out). I had for ages talked about adding a little icon … Read more

PowerShell Compare-Hash Function

Quite some time ago I created a PowerShell function which allowed one to compare a given cryptographic hash against one locally generated to see if they match. Looking back on the old version (here is a link to the blog article https://www.bytesizedalex.com/powershell-cryptographic-hash-checker/) it is very much reminiscent of old school batch files. I decided now … Read more

Visual Studio Code and Team Services Integration

I finally got round to creating my colleagues and I an account on Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). If you haven’t looked into it then basically it is the cloud version of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) which is typically run within your own environment and managed internally. We have been looking to move … Read more

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft released a great product named ‘Visual Studio Code’ which should not be confused as another edition of the well-known Visual Studio product line. I recently started using it and have already suggested the workplace team deploy and migrate to it for any code writing requirements. I will say that as a team we will … Read more

C# and XAML App to Show Computer Name Domain and IP

I recently put together a little application written in C# and XAML (eXtensible Application Markup Language) which provides a user with their computer name, domain and IP addresses. At work we have an older tool which does something similar but I wanted to get to grips with C’# and this seemed like a good place … Read more