Back in 1999, my best friend, Henry took me one weekend to his father’s choose and cut Christmas Tree Farm in the little town of Vale, NC. While I was on the farm, I worked on the platform. Platform work is shaking trees, drilling holes in the bottom of them, and putting netting on the […]
As we all know, our beloved command DELTREE has been deprecated and removed from Windows OS. However, I’ve found a PowerShell equivalent of the command: REMOVE-ITEM directoryname – recurse This command appears to work, but, it does take longer than the old DELTREE.
From time to time I have projects that require digging near the building (installation of fiber circuit, or installation of a backup generator). One of the most important things that needs to be done before digging is to have the utilities located. Utilities include: water, sewer, run-off water, power, natural gas, and phone service. This […]
From time to time, I have the need to use a Unix box (off-site hosted web server). As a part of this, is knowing how permissions work on a *nix box. Let’s start with a directory listing. This is done by issuing the command: ls -l from a terminal window. Let’s take a look at […]
During the course of my work, we use an integrated credit card solution. Integrated from the view-point, that there are no separate machines that handle credit card processing. One of the first things that is needed is an understanding of the process. I thought I’d take the opportunity to explain the mystery behind credit card […]