Script Windows Like A Pro: Command Line, Batch Files, Remote Desktop Connection and pywin32

Here are a few useful corners of the vast array of Windows scripting tools. Helpful Windows Command Line Documentation Windows command line Documentation Syntax Command-line reference A-Z Command shell overview Using command redirection operators About Windows Remote Management A Few General Windows Commands Use find to look in a text file to count the lines […]

“Git” The Basics: A Version Control Cheat Sheet

I am finally starting to understand git version control! It makes developing a project on different computers easy. Some of these notes were picked up from the super informative Reproducible Data Analysis in Jupyter video series by Jake VanderPlas, author of the Python Data Science Handbook. First, go here, download and install git if you […]

Findstr, RegEx File Searches for Windows

Findstr is the Windows alternative to GREP, which runs on the Unix operating system. Findstr searches files with regular expressions and seems useful for string matching within files and directories.  It is one of over 280 command prompt commands. Here’s the official Windows Documentation and some Linux vs. Windows Examples. Update: Windows announced that Grep and several other […]