Pumping Reddit user trend to AWS CloudWatch with Powershell

This blog post is in continuation of my last blog post Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit with Powershell . According to the advice from one of the best IT pros I know – Trevor Sullivan (Twitter handle @PCGeek) who suggested me to pump all the data points script captures from Reddit’s Powershell Community page to AWS Cloud Watch, I decided to give it a shot.

Just to give you an idea AWS CloudWatch is Amazon Monitoring service and it can do much more than just plotting graphs using the data points you send to the cloud. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and automatically react to changes in your resources.… Read More Pumping Reddit user trend to AWS CloudWatch with Powershell

Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit with Powershell

INTRODUCTION :  Well if you write a blog and share your content on variety of social media websites and forums/communities craving maximum interaction on your content, you must have at some point in time have thought  about “Man what is the best time to share my content!” early in the morning, after Lunch or at… Read More Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit with Powershell

Highlighting words in a Text content or Files in Powershell console

INTRODUCTION :  Hello guys, Today’s blog post is about a quick Function to Highlight a word or a group of words in a content and displaying it on the Powershell console in a visually pleasing way. It can be used for Tracing instances  of words from a log file, highlighting them and grouping same words… Read More Highlighting words in a Text content or Files in Powershell console

Powershell fiddling around Web scraping, Twitter – User Profiles, Images and much more

INTRODUCTION :  I’m Big Fan of REST API’s , they are efficient, reliable and fun. Recently I have been playing with Twitter REST  API’s and was thinking is it possible to get the required information from Twitter without using the API? without setting up the authentication model (OAuth tokens)  or connecting to right endpoint ? Point of… Read More Powershell fiddling around Web scraping, Twitter – User Profiles, Images and much more

Powershell Tip : Parsing HTML from a local File or a String

INTRODUCTION : If you are familiar with Invoke-WebRequest cmdlet then you must be aware that you get a parsed HTML from the requested Web URL. DOM structure of this Parsed HTML could be utilized to get access to HTML elements of the web page, like in the below animation – PROBLEM : What if we have HTML files are locally… Read More Powershell Tip : Parsing HTML from a local File or a String

[ Powershell ] Data Harvesting all dictionary words for each alphabet from Web

PROBLEM :  I am working on a personal project where in I require common/popular dictionary words for lookups and performance is a concern. INITIAL THOUGHTS : Figure out a way in which I can use In-built dictionary on Microsoft Word, but couldn’t find much on google search ( May be I didn’t tried enough :P)… Read More [ Powershell ] Data Harvesting all dictionary words for each alphabet from Web