Tag Archives: Programming

Powershell: Kill Idle Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Processes

We see a lot of these RDP sessions going idle with memory-hogging applications open, like IE/Chrome, ERP software, Adobe Reader, etc. When you have dozens of sessions, these small bits of RAM can really start to add up. And because the uses are needed 24/7, the sessions can’t be terminated. I thought it would be nice if there was a way to say “Hey, this IE process has been idle for an hour, lets just kill it.”

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Simple Spring MVC Part 1

Covers creating a new Spring MVC web application without Spring XML configuration files or a web.xml file. A good introduction to the Spring Web MVC framework for web applications.

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Flex 2.5.35 and Win32 / Visual C++

Quick guide to getting the latest version of Flex working with Visual Studio on Windows

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Powershell: Convert Hex Groups to ASCII (Softalk Mail Server)

A friend came to me the other day asking if I knew how to convert hex strings to ASCII. For some backstory, the e-mail server they use at his workplace (Softalk Mail Server) wasn’t archiving e-mail properly, so he had …

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Add Assembly to list of References in MonoDevelop (Linux)

How to add assemblies to the list of installed assemblies in MonoDevelop (on Linux) so you don’t have to browse for one every time you want to reference it. For example, the MySQL Connector/NET

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