CBT Nuggets: Manage Scheduled Tasks on Windows with PowerShell

Hey folks, there is some new video training on the CBT Nuggets platform that might interest you! If you’re learning how to schedule recurring tasks with PowerShell, using modules like PSScheduledJobs, ScheduledTasks, and even the traditional schtasks.exe command line utility, you’ll want to check this out. If you have a …

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Speed Up PowerShell Startup, Without Sacrificing Functionality

When you launch a new PowerShell session, you might have some environmental configuration that is performed. For example, you might customize your shell prompt, or pre-load some Powershell modules. Typically this is done by configuring your PowerShell profile script. Over time, you might find that you’ve added more and more …

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Convert SVG Graphics to PNG with a Node.js Module

Have you ever searched for an image, and downloaded an SVG file, only to realize that you couldn’t use SVGs in your target application? It happens to me from time to time, and I always seem to forget how to convert SVG graphics to transparent PNG images. For example, I …

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Noise Reduction with OBS for Professional Audio Recordings

The Case for Noise Reduction For the last 10+ years, I’ve been producing video training materials on IT systems automation, cloud, containers, and software development. Over the course of these years, I’ve learned many techniques about how to improve both video and audio quality. In fact, I wrote an article …

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Write Code Faster using Visual Studio Code & Error Lens

If you’re in a professional role where you’re writing lots of code, it pays to write better code, faster. Following onto that, the better your tool-chain is, the faster you can write code. You generally expect your tools to provide feedback as quickly as possible, so that you can fix …

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Automate the Elgato Key Light Air with PowerShell

Elgato, the creator of the WiFi-capable Key Light Air, provides a couple pieces of software that work in tandem to give you remote control over these lights. These two applications are Stream Deck, which interacts with a hardware device, and Control Center, which communicates with the lights. Every day that …

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