PowerShell Study #2: Parameters and Syntax

Some notes I’ve taken while learning about the parameters and syntax of a PowerShell cmdlet as I read its help module.   Find the Syntax and Parameter Sets for a Cmdlet Use Get-Help for a command. In the resulting output window, the “Syntax”...

What I’m Working On: April 12-18, 2015

Some small updates on what’s keeping me busy this week: EdX and Microsoft’s C# course, and learning GitHub. EdX.Org Programming With C# I’m taking the free Programming With C# course on EdX.org provided by Microsoft. It’s starting off slowly,...

MVC Study Log–Getting Started With EF, Part 2

Creating the Data Models, and explaining a little bit about primary keys and foreign keys. Creating the Data Model Contoso University calls for the creation of three entities: Course, Enrollment, and Student. These entities are placed in separate class files, so I...

MVC Study Log–Getting Started With EF, Part 1

I ran through an ASP.NET MVC tutorial on the Microsoft ASP.NET website as a bit of a refresher for me. I both typed out the code in the tutorial and created something extra using that tutorial to make sure I could think for myself a bit. Here’s Part 1 of that...

What is MVC? A Small Explanation

I’m running through a tutorial using ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework. In the meantime though, I wanted to give a short explanation of what the MVC framework actually is. Resources Getting Started with ASP.NET MVC 5 – Rick Anderson, Scott Guthrie, Scott Hanselman...

Study Log–Brushing Up On C# Fundamentals

My knowledge of C# is sort of like my knowledge in Spanish after taking three levels of it in College followed by nothing for 8 years: I know C# code when I see it, I sort of know half the sentence and can figure it out if I look something up, but take away the...