Occasionally, I feel like messing around with scripting or with development. While I am only dabbling in the field of software development, I do find it kind of fun.

Anything particularly fun or useful, I’ll be posting up here.


First off – I looked into how to save images from Windows Spotlight. See what I found out here.

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So I’ve been toying around with a “Media Portal” page for a while, and I settled on a piece of software to handle it. It’s called “Monitorr” (as the title suggests). It’s Open-Source, free, and hosted on Github. I’ve now got it set up pretty nicely – it gives the status of individual services, and …

Save the Spotlight

Windows 10 has this neat little feature called Spotlight, which provides some pretty neat images for the lock screen. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to save these files – they’re not even saved in an image format by default, and they’re only on your machine temporarily. There are, however, ways to save the images. …

Stores Manager

I’m partway through building a stores inventory tracking system for the local Air Training Corps. Currently it’s based in C#, using InnoSetup for the installers, and WinSparkle for the updates. Still toying with how I want the data to be stores. SQiIte or MySQL? Hmm.   Code is being hosted on GitHub, and updates are …