The personal blog of Jamie Phillips


A blog about software development and other random musings.

PowerShell as default shell on Ubuntu

Now that Microsoft are making its technologies Linux friendly, it is time for me to commit to using Linux even more. I really like PowerShell and I am tired of having to go back and forth between it and bash when switching. With that said, I decided I would just install PowerShell on my Ubuntu 16.04 box and make it my default shell.


.NET Core 2.0 Preview on Ubuntu

I have wanted to play with the new .NET core 2.0 preview and I wanted to do it on Ubuntu 16.04. So I am going to walk you through how to install it.


Cake: Contributing to an Addin

It feels good as an open source project creator when you get an issue opened in your GitHub repo. I received one earlier this week, when someone submitted an issue asking if support for SyncReleases could be added to Cake.Squirrel. After a little discussion with the submitter, me asking if they would like to do the addition, we agreed it would be a little easier for me to do it.