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chrisfcarroll / Bash-or-PowerShell-with-Param.ps1
Last active Oct 21, 2017
Hold both bash and PowerShell code in a single script file and/or make a PowerShell.ps1 script executable on all platforms. For Windows, *nix, linux and macOs. See Comments below
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` # \
# PowerShell Param statement : every line must end in #\ except the last line must with <#\
# And, you can't use backticks in this section #\
param( [ValidateSet('A','B')]$tabCompletionWorksHere, #\
[switch]$andHere #\
) <#\
#^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ `
# Bash Start ------------------------------------------------------------
chrisfcarroll / SerilogStringListSink.cs
Last active Sep 21, 2017
A StringList Sink for Serilog. Typical usage:
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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;
using Serilog;
using Serilog.Configuration;
using Serilog.Core;
using Serilog.Events;
using Serilog.Formatting;
using Serilog.Formatting.Display;
chrisfcarroll / youtube-dl-prompt.ps1
Created Jul 8, 2017
Youtube Downloader Prompting Wrapper : wraps youtube-dl.exe for a start-menu icon that prompts for the url to download.
View youtube-dl-prompt.ps1
param( [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)][string]$UrlToDownload )
cd $downloadDirectory
write-host ""
write-host ""
write-host "Downloading $urlToDownload to $downloadDirectory ..."
write-host ""
write-host ""
youtube-dl.exe $urlToDownload
chrisfcarroll / Curl.ps1
Last active Sep 12, 2017
PowerShell wrapper for Invoke-WebRequest with Proxy
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$env:Proxy="http://YOUR-CORPORATE-PROXY-HERE" ;
Add-Type -AssemblyName 'Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.Utility, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35'
function curl
chrisfcarroll / karabiner.json
Last active Sep 21, 2017
Windows on Mac : Just the main Windows Ctrl-keystroke -> Cmd-keystroke mappings. Using Karabiner.
View karabiner.json
"profiles": [
"complex_modifications": {
"parameters": { /* ... etc ... */ },
"README": "********************************************************************************************************",
"README": "*" COPY JUST THE ELEMENTS OF THIS "rules" array into your profiles.complex_modifications.rules array. "*",
"README": "********************************************************************************************************",
"rules": [
chrisfcarroll / LoggingConfig.cs
Created Nov 9, 2017
Serilog Typical setup for Log to RollingFile from Config. with fallback
View LoggingConfig.cs
static class LoggingConfig
/// <summary>
/// After calling this method, use the logger with
/// <code>Log.Logger....</code>
/// e.g.
/// <see cref="Log.Logger"/>.<see cref="ILogger.Debug(string,object[])"/>
/// </summary>
public static ILogger RegisterLogger(ILogger overrideLogger=null)
chrisfcarroll / LogAssert.cs
Last active Nov 29, 2018
Runtime Assertion, Log.Assert, TryLog, TryElse methods
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public static class LogAssert
public static void Assert(this ILogger logger, Func<bool> assertion, string failureMessage = "Try failed", LogEventLevel level = LogEventLevel.Debug, string successMessage=null, IEnumerable args = null)
var ok = assertion();
if (ok && successMessage!=null) { logger.Write(level, successMessage, args ?? new object[0]); }
if (!ok) { logger.Write(level, failureMessage, args ?? new object[0]); }
chrisfcarroll / vlc
Last active Apr 18, 2018
MacOs command line script : use VLC to transcode to mp3
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#! /usr/bin/env bash
outputdirectory="`dirname ~/Music`/Music/VLCout"
function showhelp {
chrisfcarroll / HtmlToPdfWriter.cs
Last active May 9, 2018
.Net wrapper for the very excellent
View HtmlToPdfWriter.cs
//Uncomment and paste into LinqPad: void Main()
// var pathToWkHtmlToPdfExe=@"C:\yourpathto\wkhtmltopdf.exe";
// var outputPath=new FileInfo(Path.Combine(System.IO.Path.GetTempPath(), "htmlto.pdf"));
// var html="<html><head></head><body><style>body{font-family:\"Helvetica\"}</style><h1>Hello World</h1></body></html>";
// using(var outputstream= new MemoryStream(10000))
// {
// HtmlToPdfWriter.GeneratePdf(new StringReader(html), outputstream, new Size{Width=210,Height=297}, pathToWkHtmlToPdfExe );
// Encoding.UTF8.GetString(outputstream.GetBuffer()).Dump();
// using (var fs=outputPath.OpenWrite()){ outputstream.CopyTo(fs); }
chrisfcarroll / Asp.Net
Last active Oct 12, 2018
Signed Url Generator for .Net with Timestamp and HMACSHA512
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Jealous of AWS style signed-URL links? Wish you could do that too?

Generate your own signed links with two simple classes.

<a href='/SignatureRequired/GetSecretThings?@Html.QuerystringFragmentTimestampAndSignature())>
    Get Secret Things Here
  • My use-case was to restrict the link to the original IP Address:
You can’t perform that action at this time.