Category «Technology»

Tmux 2.6 copy/paste and bind tips and tricks!

I recently updated my tmux install to the latest version 2.6-rc3. I hadn’t updated since prior to April. When I did update, my former .tmux.conf I mentioned in my macOS ohmyzsh + tmux + vim + iTerm2 + Powerlevel9k = Badass terminal blog post had several errors due to breaking changes. This post will address the ones that …

Azure ARM Templates – How to embed full scripts in your JSON templates!

Earlier today a colleague and I discovered a pretty neat trick when dissecting a broken ARM template; we learned you can encode complete scripts and embed them in your templates. This post will explain how to do so. First, some assumptions: You have a Linux/Unix based machine available (terminal on Mac works fine, as does …

Complete pipeline with Jenkins, ACS (Docker Swarm), and Azure Container Registry

In this blog post, we will walk through a demonstration of a complete pipeline of a deployment to Docker Swarm on Azure Container Service (ACS) using Jenkins (hosted on Azure) and Azure Container Registry (ACR). You can grab the demo file used on my GitHub here. Pro tip! If you’re using BitBucket and you have …

Outlook for Mac search returns “No Results,” and task items are not displayed? Here’s the fix!

This morning I went to search for an email in Outlook and received the dreaded “No results” message instead of search results. I also discovered my task items disappeared. I’ve had this issue before, but I couldn’t remember how I solved it. Bam! Here’s a quick blog post if for no other reason than my …

Pro tip: Jenkins and Docker build server

I’m currently sitting at a coffee shop with a Microsoft partner and we just spent the last hour banging our head against the table over the following error as part of our Jenkins pipeline project when running our docker.build command:

We finally figured out the issue by looking at my own Jenkins build server …