Category: Scripting

Mostly PowerShell, PHP, Batch, VBScript, JavaScript or even Bash etc.

Philips Hue PowerShell 1

Philips Hue PowerShell

I’ve been quietly working on a little project (or two) of my own on GitHub since I got some Philips Hue lights a while back. Philips makes accessing the bulbs programmatically very easy with...

Filtering objects from Azure Active Directory 4

Filtering objects from Azure Active Directory

Microsoft recently made Azure AD Connect generally available and in doing so introduced a method for filtering users based on their membership in a specific group. Unfortunately, this is considered a pilot mode for...

Integrating SimpleSAMLphp with ADFS 2012R2 31

Integrating SimpleSAMLphp with ADFS 2012R2

In my previous two posts, I’ve discussed two solutions for using Azure Active Directory authentication from a bespoke PHP web application. In the first post I essentially re-wrote an article that originally was written...

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Single Sign-on to Azure AD using SimpleSAMLphp

In my last mammoth post, I posted an update/re-write to an article originally written on the Azure website that used some libraries provided by Microsoft to enable custom PHP applications to sign-on to Azure...

Single sign-on with Azure AD in PHP 9

Single sign-on with Azure AD in PHP

So, what’s this massive post about? I recently read an article on the Azure website about using Azure AD authentication with bespoke PHP applications. While the article is quick and concise – it has...

Browser Extension Show External IP 0

Browser Extension Show External IP

I’ve recently written a very small browser extension for both Chrome and Firefox to allow you to see your external IP address with just a single click. No need to open a new tab...

Automating upload to Azure Blob Storage 2

Automating upload to Azure Blob Storage

This is my latest effort in an attempt to offer myself slightly more robust backups of my personal website. I’m using PowerShell and Azure PowerShell to automate the process of zipping up a folder...

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Raspberry Pi MJPEG at ~30fps

I’ve been tackling the Pi Camera recently and looking for the best trade off of performance, quality, bandwidth, simplicity and fields of view. During my travels I experimented with a large number of command...