Searching for multiple words within a PDF

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Problem

While editing a PDF document, I was trying to locate multiple words that needed to be removed, Instead of searching for each word individually, I thought there must be a simpler way. Luckily, there is.

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Free eBook: .NET Microservices – Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications

ebook-net-microservicesIf you are like me and love all the free eBooks from Microsoft Press, a new one seems to have slipped under the radar.

.NET Microservices: Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications is an introduction to the architectural design and implementation of microservices-based applications and the management of them using .NET Core and Docker containers. This book is written by Cesar de la Torre, Bill Wagner, and Mike Rousos.

You can find out more information about the book via Cesar’s blog.

The eBook is available for free as a .PDF download: http://aka.ms/MicroservicesEbook. You can also explore the content online at docs.microsoft.com: https://aka.ms/microservices-guide-online-msft-docs.

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Microsoft Azure Events Site

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Microsoft Azure is changing every day and it takes a lot of work to remain up to date. One way to stay current is by attending Microsoft Azure events.

Microsoft has put together a list via this Azure Events page so you can see what’s happening in your area.

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Unblock downloaded PowerShell scripts

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When you download and try to run a PowerShell script (a .ps1 file extension) from the internet, you see the following security warning:

Run only scripts that you trust. While scripts from the internet can be useful, this script can potentially harm your computer. If you trust this script, use the Unblock-File cmdlet to allow the script to run without this warning message. Do you want to run {script name}?

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Enabling Telnet Client in Windows 10

The Telnet Client is a great tool for developers and administrators to help manage and test network connectivity. However, the Telnet Client application is disabled by default in Microsoft Windows 10. Attempts to use it before activation returns the error message ’not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file’.

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The following step-by-step shows you how to enable Telnet.

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Book Review – IoT Solutions in Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite (Apress)

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  • Full Title: IoT Solutions in Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite: Data Acquisition and Analysis in the Real World
  • Author: Scott Klein
  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (April 22, 2017)
  • ISBN-10: 1484221427
  • ISBN-13: 978-1484221426

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding every day with newly connected devices continually coming on line. Processes that benefit from having mini-computers attached to them are being discovered all the time as more data is being generated. Storing, analyzing, and reporting on this data is what Microsoft’s cloud-based system (the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite) has been constructed to do.
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Microsoft MVP renewal 2017

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On July 1st (Canada Day), I was renewed as a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and Development Technologies for 2017-2018. I feel honoured to be recognised by Microsoft with this award. I love giving back to the developer community and this recognition is a nice feeling.

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