Uninstalling a Program from Command Prompt in Windows

In Windows, you may need to uninstall a program from the command prompt. For example, the application may install under Add or Remove Programs like below (note this actual app doesn’t install like this but I am simulating). Note how the Modify and Uninstall are greyed out: To uninstall this program, note the name of the application above, e.g. Unified Service Desk Client. We will use WMIC to uninstall. Open a … Continue reading Uninstalling a Program from Command Prompt in Windows

Fiddler Autoresponder

In Fiddler, there is a feature called Autoresponser, which allows you to replace remote resources with your own local resources. This is useful if you are not online and would like to test some code, or would like to test certain functionality. Let’s see how this works. Let’s say we go to the Instagram.com website: In Fiddler, we can see this image/jpeg is downloaded: Which maps to: We can use … Continue reading Fiddler Autoresponder

HTTP Explained

HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, a stateless application- level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. It was initiated by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). You can check out the specs for HTTP on the W3C website. The idea is that hypertext is text that contains hyperlinks to other nodes containing text, i.e. websites and web pages, with HTTP being the protocol … Continue reading HTTP Explained

12 Traits of an Awesome CTO

The Chief Technology Officer, or CTO, is the technology leader of a company. In today’s heavily tech focused world, this is a highly important position. The wrong technology strategy could leave your company lagging behind the competition, or even worse. The CTO is an executive that guides the company’s technical direction, oversees product development, and sits in the boardroom with other C-level executives. Over the past 16+ years working professionally … Continue reading 12 Traits of an Awesome CTO

Social ERP: Dynamics GP and Twitter Integration

Social ERP is a concept in which ERP systems use social media. In this video, I show a demo I created where Dynamics GP is integrated with Twitter. The demo is running Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. I made use of the GP development platform along with Twitter’s API to link the two systems together in real time. In the demo, I show a user navigating the customer card in GP … Continue reading Social ERP: Dynamics GP and Twitter Integration