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View (Un)Protect-CmsMessage.ps1
# Also see
$cert = New-SelfSignedCertificate -subject 'CN=TestCert' -Type DocumentEncryptionCert -NotAfter 2100-07-01 -TextExtension @("{text}") -Provider "Microsoft Enhanced RSA and AES Cryptographic Provider"
Export-Certificate -cert $cert -FilePath cert.cer
$ciphertext = Protect-CmsMessage -Content 'password' -To $cert.Thumbprint
$plaintext = Unprotect-CmsMessage -Content $ciphertext
rbirkby / VS-PackageManager-AttachW3.ps1
Last active Oct 22, 2015
Visual Studio Attach to IIS macro
View VS-PackageManager-AttachW3.ps1
# Paste this into the Nuget Package Manager window in Visual Studio to attach to all w3wp processes
$DTE.Debugger.LocalProcesses | ? Name -m "w3wp.exe" | % Attach
rbirkby /
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Quick web server

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\IIS Express\iisexpress.exe" /path:%cd%

Defaults to port 8080

rbirkby / clone-all.ps1
Created Feb 25, 2015
Clone all GitHub private organisation repos with PowerShell
View clone-all.ps1
Param ($accessToken, $organisation)
(invoke-webrequest -Uri$organisation/repos?per_page=200"&"access_token=$accessToken"&"type=private).Content | ConvertFrom-Json | % {$_.clone_url} | % {git clone $_}
rbirkby / RxVideo.cs
Last active Aug 29, 2015
C# port of Netflix Rx video example
View RxVideo.cs
internal class VideoExample {
* Demonstrate how Rx is used to compose Observables together such as
* how a web service would to generate a JSON response.
* The simulated methods for the metadata represent different services
* that are often backed by network calls.
* This will return a sequence of dictionaries such as this:
rbirkby / AtomicDiamond.cs
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Reactive Equations
View AtomicDiamond.cs
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Reactive.Linq;
class X : IObservable<int>
public IDisposable Subscribe(IObserver<int> observer)
return Observable.Interval(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(1))
rbirkby / GetIISPhysicalDir.cmd
Created Feb 3, 2014
Gets the physical directory of an IIS website into a DOS batchfile variable using PowerShell
View GetIISPhysicalDir.cmd
powershell -command "ipmo WebAdministration; (gi $(gi 'iis:\Sites\Default Web Site\VDIR').physicalpath).parent.fullname | write-host" > destinationtmp.txt
SET /p DESTINATION=<destinationtmp.txt
del destinationtmp.txt
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