Using the Convert-WindowsImage.ps1 script to generate VHDs

The powershell script to convert Windows ISOs to VHDs works pretty well. However, its usage is pretty confusing and although it is documented on the page, it is buried half way through and I always struggle with it before I…

Tired of entering passwords in git-bash? Read on

I have used git-bash for a long while and finally gotten sick of typing passwords all the time.. on Linux/Mac, It Just Works with the ssh-agent. Finally got bugged enough to do the research and found a solution.. See this…

Cleaning up Visual Studio C++ projects

After manually cleaning up Visual Studio C++ solutions for a long time, finally I had enough when I was trying to clean a Cocos2d-x project with its nested hierarchy of projects.. each with its own bin/debug/arm folders. So I started…

Fall Fury Game as a Universal Windows and Windows Phone app

During Build 2014, I ported over the Fall Fury game, that was originally written for Windows Store using DirectX. Porting it over to a  Universal app was quite an experience. The game would compile and work on Windows just fine…

Editing any document directly from the Windows Explorer using Notepad plus plus

This is a very short post on the excellent integration of Notepad++ with Windows Explorer Shell. I don’t know about you, but quite often, I want to look at contents of various kinds of files e.g. a XAML file or…

Understanding Facebook Concepts – Part II

In this video, I explain the tools that you can use to interact with the Facebook programmatically. Graph Explorer and Fiddler are the tools of choice.