Monitor Monthly AWS Spend on Elgato Stream Deck

I recently developed a custom plugin for my Elgato Stream Deck device, which can display my current AWS spend. This is accomplished by using a purely PowerShell-based plugin, in conjunction with the AWS Tools for PowerShell REST API wrapper. The AWS Cost Explorer service updates your monthly AWS spend approximately …

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Three Enhancements I’d Like To See in Amazon EC2 Image Builder

I’ve recently been spending some time learning about Amazon EC2 Image Builder. The idea behind EC2 Image Builder is that you can automatically build an operating system image or container image and store it in the cloud for future deployments. Container images are stored in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR), …

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How to Write Colorized Text with PowerShell

Are you building PowerShell automation scripts that display information about your IT environment? Do you wish that you could change text or background colors, in your terminal, to any color that you wanted to? If the answer is yes, then read on! PowerShell Core edition has built-in support for ANSI …

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Review of Kemimoto Motorcycle Gloves

Recently I was offered the opportunity to review a set of motocross gloves (style ID: F1109-00701) from a company called Kemimoto. The company also offers a variety of ATV / UTV products, ranging from UTV covers to detachable cup holders, and more. Touch Screen Support The motorcycles gloves that Kemimoto …

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