April 14, 2023 | 13:53

Pain Management

Today, shortly before weekend, I felt that pain again when seeing a PowerShell script. Somebody has literally raped the System.IO.DirectoryInfo across several pages and eternalised himself beyond anything related to aesthetics, technology or rationality. The aim of the script was to zip all the subdirectories of given folder one by one and push them to another drive with an ISO -compliant timestamp prefix. Read more

March 25, 2023 | 14:01

Some baselines on Microsoft

In a developer forum today I came across a Netcraft statistic that shows how meaningless Mirosoft has become with its IIS server, .aspx and .NET webservices. The largest loss in sites for a major vendor this month comes from Microsoft, which is down ,, sites (-. Read more

March 19, 2023 | 21:23

Old Knowledge

This week, I found these treasures from the digital prehistoric times in a customer’s basement: The Nixdorf Quattro/ with its real-time operating system and the “Workplace ” as a terminal. Devices from Nixdorf were once in every bank and behind every ATM. Unfortunately, the fate of the company was sealed with the early death of the company founder Heinz Nixdorf. Read more

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