Published on May 28, 2020
Last week was the annual Microsoft Build conference. With the current global situation, Microsoft had a big challenge; to organize such an event remotely. Indeed, the event was broadcasted live and free of charge simultaneously over three time zones.
There were no less than 600 sessions on the schedule. At Nexus, we asked our team of …
Published on May 1, 2020
Technical debt is something common for all software development teams. A good development team is not a team without technical debt. It is almost impossible for a team, as good as it is, not to have any debt at all!
Published on April 17, 2020
Take advantage of the package-lock.json to tremendously reduce the continuous integration time of your projects.
Published on October 29, 2019
Guillaume Bouchard Lafond
(Recipe at the end)
Teams is increasingly taking its place in our organizations as a communication tool, but should Teams only be used to communicate? (You know the answer is no) Rather, it should be our main tool for collaboration, and to do so, it should have access to the information that allows us to do our job.
So in order to …
Published on July 31, 2019
Recently I had the following challenge: we created a private Team to discuss confidential matters at work, but we wanted people that were not Team members to be able to send concerns / suggestions by email. Additionally, if those emails were automatically converted to a Trello card and a new thread in Teams, would be great, wouldn’t it? I found a way to do it but with the way Office 365 Groups are configured, it's not that easy. I needed to create a custom rule in Exchange Online. The steps are detailed in this post.
Published on November 22, 2018
I’ve recently talked about my learnings regarding PowerShell toolmaking and it made me realize that most of the time, I have been rewriting the same boilerplate code over and over. I don’t know for you out there but for me it gets tedious to write the same code or even copy paste the same lines. It’s error prone and it …
Published on November 7, 2018
In case you missed it, here is the first article of this series
What I learned from PowerShell Toolmaking pt1 – Gathering Metrics
Let’s talk about automation
We left off with a handy set of raw metrics that could be leveraged to build helpful dashboards (still love ‘em!).
The focus of this article is to demonstrate that good …
Published on June 28, 2018
Let’s talk about code quality
The continuous integration and deployment of typical applications has been a hot topic for several years now and a plethora of examples exist out there to help you out. But what about applying this discipline to ensure the same level of quality to PowerShell scripts?
We have all been down that road …
Published on May 29, 2018
On June 30th, 2018, the old security protocol SSL/TLS (1.0) will become obsolete. Servers should be updated accordingly, but the change could also affect client software that runs obsolete code. Time is running out, and our team is available to help you comply.