Saturday 29 August 2015

Visual Studio Code and ASP.NET v5 on Linux

I have to say i never expected I would say this words for Microsoft, but I'm completely AMAZED by what they have done. Visual Studio Code is a very powerful and multi-platform tool. There are tons of articles on how to run ASP.NET v5 on Linux and not only this, but as far as I see there is a possibility to integrate PostgreSQL, the other possibility for the moment would be to use MS SQL on a separate server.

Watch the official movie from Microsoft:

That is really impressive and not only that, have a look  at this articles:

I am sure this will be not the last that we see from this technology and that it will further develop on Linux.


Saturday 1 August 2015

10 Windows tools that will make your life easier

Here are 10 free tools I have used during my practice and have proved to be useful.

If you are a system administrator you will notice that windows time synchronization is not that reliable. However there is a solution to this  NetTime:

If you have problems figuring out what takes up the space you can always count on TreeSize:

A Windows replacement for Grep - AgentRansack:

Ever got connectivity issues? The problem is Windows ping does not have a timestamp, but PingInfoView does:

If you have ever had crashes of your Explorer you can disable the faulty extensions with ShellExView:

If you ever wondered if your USB is faulty or not - you can reset the drivers with USBDeview:

This is another tool that is really helpful - all storages that you had  problems with can be low level formatted with HDD LLF Low Level Format Tool:

Technitium MAC Address Changer - this is another useful tool that can change your MAC:

Restoration this saved me couple of times - when I deleted over 15 GB of files:

HjSplit a free file slitter: