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Install apps on Windows without Microsoft Store

Posted 19th October 2021

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How can you install Microsoft Store apps on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 machine if your administrator has blocked Windows Store?

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Install Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 11

Posted 14th October 2021

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With the release of Windows 11 comes a vastly easier method for installing the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on your PC.

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MyGov versus the Service Victoria app

Posted 12th October 2021

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My experience adding my COVID-19 vaccination digital certificate to the Service Victoria app on an Android phone. It took a few goes.

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Skip cells when running Jupyter Notebook scripts

Posted 27th September 2021

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There is a surprisingly simple way to turn off specific cells in Jupyter Notebook without having to manually comment-out chunks of code.

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Connect to GitHub via SSH on Linux

Posted 15th September 2021

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If you’re tired of entering a username and password each time you push to a GitHub repository on the command line, a secure method for bypassig this is to set-up a connection using a set of SSH keys.

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Calculating “Feels Like” Temperatures

Posted 18th August 2021

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Use the Aeris Weather API to calculate Australian Ambient Temperature (AT) or “feels like” calculations from private weather station data published to PWSweather.

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Creating a custom unique ID in a SharePoint list

Posted 3rd August 2021

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Use Power Automate with SharePoint to create a customisable unique ID number in a list that does not rely on secondary lists to work.

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Bounding rectangles in Python OpenCV

Posted 20th July 2021

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There are two methods in OpenCV to derive a bounding rectangle and extract the relevant values of an object or series of objects in an image.

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Use selective criteria to count files in PowerShell

Posted 1st July 2021

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Use Windows PowerShell to easily return some key statistics about the files contained on your computer or network drives using selective criteria.

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Changing date formats in R

Posted 21st June 2021

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Dates come in all sorts of formats, but R generally prefers dates in the format YYYY-MM-DD. Here’s a quick method to convert date formats in R.

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