Web Site and Page Essentials

Creating a web site is simple, but there are a lot of basic items to consider that are easy to forget but will trip you up in the lifetime of the web site. These lists should be revisited regularly. [Read More]

Using Powershell with REST

I was doing some Web API testing for a client today, with a fairly complex scenario that required multiple permutations of data. I had requested each possible combination, which was provided to me as a pile of JSON files that were compliant with a REST service on our side. The... [Read More]
Tags: powershell

Export MongoDb query to CSV

Flattening out MongoDb documents can be a bit of pain. I use RoboMongo to inspect database documents, and I may be stupid, but although I can query individual fields, the GUI will still present them in tree format, so I don’t get a nice “spreadsheet” view that I can export... [Read More]
Tags: mongodb

Openfiles utility

I have no idea how I didn’t know this existed - it’s been around for ages. Openfiles.exe has existed on Windows machines since Windows XP, and this is something that I’ve struggled with for years! [Read More]
Tags: sqlserver