Category Archives: Programming

Experiments with C# on a Mac.

Noticing a pattern here….? So task for tonight was to try and run a simple C# app on the Mac and since Microsoft Build ’15, they’ve announced a number of things to help people with any OS use MS tools.

Programming Challenge Day 3.

Task for today are: – Ask for a name – If its Bob/Alice, display one message – If its not Bob/Alice, display a different message. Javascript var stdIn = WScript.StdIn var str = “” stdOut.WriteLine(“Name?”); while (!stdIn.AtEndOfStream) { str = stdIn.ReadLine() if (str == “Bob”) {sayHello(str)} else if (str == “Alice”) {sayHello(str)} else {WScript.Echo (“Hello”)}… Read More »

Programming Challenge. Day 1. Hello World

So, found this link the other day: Simple Programming Problems http://t.co/wdA3uiM8l9 I’m going to try and do all of these in Powershell, C#, Javascript and HP OO — Adrian Farnell (@techfrontierUK) December 10, 2013 (Twitter post is me, I accept that, but follow the short link :D)

Powershell nuggets

Just to prove I’m not just an Apple fanboy, here are some great videos for learning Microsoft’s Powershell scripting language. Search YouTube for concentratedDon and gotcha Powershell. Or follow the link I’ll be adding that to my list of things to read and watch. Thanks to Scriptimus for that one.