Automatically Adding Travel Time To Your Calendar

Even in this world of video meetings on Teams, Zoom, or wherever, there are still occasions when you need to travel to an onsite meeting somewhere. In these cases, it can be useful to automatically block out travel time before and after to ensure that your calendar reflects when you’re […]

Power Automate vs Azure Logic Apps

When people start to get into the workflow automation processes that are offered on the Microsoft stack, there are questions that they commonly have. For one, why does Microsoft have two platforms to do the same thing? And if they’re not the same, what is the difference between Power Automate […]

My New Job

I haven’t posted in a few weeks, and there’s a reason for that. I recently changed jobs. It was a long journey, and I’ll go in to that here in this post. But the last few weeks were focused on wrapping up my work with my old employer and getting […]

What’s The Deal With ChatGPT

ChatGPT is all the rage right now. People are using it for all kinds of things, both good and bad. It seems every day there is a new article or story about it and how people are using it. And most of those stories have a fairly negative connotation to […]

Creating a Check-in Reminder App

This post was inspired by a recent tweet from Taylor Desseyn. So what we’re going to do is create a pair of Power Platform tools to help us do exactly that. First, we’re going to need a Power App that we can use to maintain a list of people we […]

Turning Any JSON API Into An App

The Internet is fantastic. There are a seemingly infinite array of APIs available for people to use. Many of them are completely free and open to use in pretty much any way you want to. For example, NASA has a wide variety of things available through its public API. I […]

Advent of Code 2022

I’m participating in the Advent of Code again this year. We’ll see if I get further than I did last year, which was about halfway before I quit. You can follow my progress in my GitHub repo over here. As usual, my solutions are written in C#. BarretHusband, father, gamer, […]

Festive Tech Calendar 2022

By the way, I contributed to this year’s Festive Tech Calendar with a video on how to use low-code automation solutions like Power Automate and IFTTT to automate your holiday season. Check out the video here: There’s a lot of great submissions. Go check them out! BarretHusband, father, gamer, developer, […]

A Day In The Life

Taking some inspiration from my favorite ‘cast this week, Guidance Counselor 2.0, by Taylor Desseyn. I wanted to ‘get real’ a little bit about what it’s really like to be a professional software developer and use this post to delve a bit into the day-to-day life of a dev. A […]