Windows Terminal Layout – Never believe it’d work

Windows Terminal Layout – Never believe it’d work

How do you set up your Windows Terminal? You may have seen me using a unique setup to my Windows Terminal in a previous post (example), but it took a long time to get here. I started my computer journey with a brand of computers called “Tiny PC” back in the early 90s. It was fantastic and I’ve loved computers ever since. When my journey started I was somewhere between DOS and 3.1. My main use on the computer has…

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Advent Of Code 2020 – Day 1 Performance

Advent Of Code 2020 – Day 1 Performance

A Need For Speed Following on from yesterday post about solving Part 1 for Day 1 (found:https://nerdrays.azurewebsites.net/?p=37) In yesterday’s post, we looked at the first day of Advent Of Code 2020 challenge. Today we’re going to look at my optimised code that was implemented to improve performance. But what are the actual results and is the payoff worth it?  Again we shall be looking at the following languages: PowerShell, Python, JavaScript & C#. My technique to improve the scripts is…

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Advent Of Code 2020 – Day 1

Advent Of Code 2020 – Day 1

Puzzles, Solutions, Challenges Over the last couple of years, I have been taking part in a super casual coding challenge called Advent Of Code. Each year in December a new daily challenge is published. As a challenger, you’re given input to a puzzle and asked to figure out the programmable solution and derive an answer. One of the great things about Advent Of Code is that each input is unique to the next person so no one can copy an…

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WordPress Health Check

WordPress Health Check

Update PHP version 7.3 to 7.4 within Microsoft Azure There has been some time since deciding to start this blog. It’s a peaceful Sunday and no better time to start working through some of the site settings ensuring that everything is up to date and accessible. As expected there were a few updates to action; most of these were manageable from within the WordPress interface. Though one which stood out which I thought would be quite difficult to action was…

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Hello world!

Hello world!

Ahh the joyous starts to new ramblings, I never know how to start these off. Starting with a bit of background might be a good place.