I’ve been looking forward to WSL 2 for a while now. If you don’t know what WSL is, it stands for Windows Subsystem for Linux. It allows you to run a Linux environment on Windows, and you can read more here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/about I remember trying to setup my own development environment back in college. I needed gcc and make, but those weren’t easy to come by on Windows if you were just starting out and nobody taught you about the toolchain.
Hey everyone, Fedora 32 was released earlier this week on the 28th. I like to have the latest software running on my computer so I upgraded as soon as I could, but I noticed something when I ran my next dnf check-update. The Docker repositories were disabled, so I wouldn’t get any updates! The Docker devs didn’t have a repo ready for Fedora 32. Normally waiting for an update isn’t a big deal but Fedora made a few changes recently and I wanted to write down how I came over them.
Working in a corporate environment, our profession is a very literary one. Whether you work in finance, marketing, operations, tech, and others – you are answering e-mails or phone calls, probably writing more e-mails than making phone calls. Very likely what we need in order to make our day to day decisions is to send an e-mail to someone about what is needed, and get an effective response back with whatever their thoughts were so we could move forward with whatever project we are working on.
Hi everyone, another update. This time it’s about community. I’m one of the organizers for NYC Python. Due to COVID-19 we’re no longer able to meet in person for our weekly project nights on Wednesdays. We are using Discord to keep our weekly project nights going. We just finished our third week so far and it looks to be a success! Why go virtual? People aren’t meant to be isolated for so long, so we wanted to give some sense of normalcy during these times, and what’s more normal than continuing to talk with your fellow community members?
It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted here. In the time since then, I’ve moved onto a new role within my company, I’ve been an Automation Engineer working on centralized services for a good part of the year now. This move means that I write lots of PowerShell to automate things within my company’s centralized services stack, such as deploying Anti-Virus, removing old remote management agents and migrating workstations and servers over to another remote software, and manage backups and soon automate testing of backups.