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Azure DevOps Pipeline Badge not showing

You’ll like to have a cool badge from Azure Pipelines like this But it doesn’t show and a no-image is displayed This could be because you have renamed you’re pipeline. Microsoft DevOps Pipeline has an error where the updated badge link doesn’t work from “Status Badge” You get the sample markdown looking similar to this: […]

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C# WPF run a function every second

To run a function every second use the DispatcherTimer Class https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.windows.threading.dispatchertimer?redirectedfrom=MSDN&view=netframework-4.8 DispatcherTimer will tick evey second calling dispatcherTimer_Tick. You can set the interval with a timespan

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GitHub Action WorkFlow HCL to YML for AWS Lambda Deploy

To migrate https://github.com/marketplace/actions/aws-lambda-deploy to using yml. Your workflow looks something similar to this: Migrating this to YML Note that you need to add the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key to Github Security

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Connect to a different port with SQL Server Management Studio

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) will default connect to port 1421 and there’s not obvious way to changing the port number. However it is possible by using a comma in the server name. So in the example:database-1.eu-west-1.rds.amazonaws.com,1521First the server name, then a comma, and then the port number.

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Plex on Synology “failed to run the package service”

Got following message from Plex “failed to run the package service” when installing and trying to run it. I had missed adding certificate key. There’s a good tutorial here at plex The public key that needs to be added in the package center: https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-keys/PlexSign.key  

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Mac Tips and Tricks

How to unsubscribe Apple Music

To unsubscribe from Apple Music do the following: Open Apple Music app on your iphone/ipad Hit the account icon in the top left corner Choose “View Apple ID” Choose “Manage” under subscriptions Click the switch to “Off” under auto renewal  

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Mac Tips and Tricks

Mac Disable the Dock Jumping Bouncing

Let’s face it, the jumping/bouncing of an icon is annoying. Open the terminal “Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal” and enter the following: defaults write com.apple.dock no-bouncing -bool TRUE && killall Dock

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ErrorFix Mac Tips and Tricks

Stop iPhoto From Automatically Opening

iPhoto automatically opens up when connecting your iPhone og iPad. The issue is that it’s not iPhoto itself but “Image Capture” that opens it up. Open Image Capture. Locate devices and click on button in the bottom left, icon with an arrow inside a box. Select “Connecting this iPhone opens: ” select No application.

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OS X Yosemite Prevent Fullscreen From Zoom Button

Apple has changed the functionality of the zoom button for every window in OS X Yosemite, the third and green button. It’s not a zoom button anymore (nor a maximize  as in MS Windows), it is now a fullscreen. Which at first (and second time) is annoying and confusing. There doesn’t seem to be a way […]

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Tips and Tricks Windows

Windows 8.1 Go To The Desktop Instead of Start

In Windows 8.1 you can change the default launch screen, so you don’t have to start in the (Metro) Modern UI Start Screen anymore. Start your Windows 8.1, login and go to the desktop, rightclick on the Task Bar (The big blue line) and select Properties. It’ll open the “Taskbar and Navigation properties”, select the […]