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We Built a Thing: the Virtual Design Master 2019 Hackathon Result

There have been a number of times in my life and career where I have decided to share an idea with the world hoping that it may work and entirely willing to ride the results, whether it’s to success or to failure.  And by failure, I really mean to a profound learning experience.  This past Friday (August 9th) proved to …

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Hackathon for Ops – How Virtual Design Master is Lowering the Barrier to more Inclusive Hackathons

UPDATE WITH ON-DEMAND LINKS: Episode 1 – The Idea: Watch On-Demand Episode 2 – Building the Team Watch On-Demand Episode 3 – Product Management for Hackathons Watch On-Demand Episode 4 – Watch Live 7/25 here: https://www.youtube.com/c/EricWrightDiscoPosse/live Have you ever thought about joining in on a Hackathon but you didn’t because you don’t know your Foo from your Bar?  The reality …

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How to Add a Favicon in Ruby on Rails Apps

Favicons are this nifty little icons on the tab of your browser to help give a little personalized identity rather than the blank page one which is the default This is one of the super fast things to fix yet I forget every time I build out a Rails app. Favicons can be created with a plethora of different sites. …

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Installing PowerCLI 6.5.x on Windows Server 2012 R2 after Find-Module Error

Now that PowerCLI is part of the PowerShell Gallery, you can install it using the native module installer…but there’s a catch. Windows Server 2012 R2 requires a couple of minor updates to get this process underway. You’ll know really quickly if you open up your PowerShell terminal or PowerShell ISE (as Administrator) and try the following command: Find-Module -name VMware.PowerCLI …