Make the Calendar in Microsoft Teams use the same keyboard shortcut as Outlook

I use keyboard shortcuts a lot and in outlook I am used to the Ctrl+1/2/3/4 to go between mail, calendar, contacts, etc. In teams I found myself using Ctrl + 2 to go to the calendar which actually brings you to the Chat tab. I know I could use Ctrl + 4 but you know muscle memory… Then I found out you can reorder all the tabs on the left, so not I have Chat at the top just like my mail Ctrl + 1 followed by Calendar which means it is Ctrl + 2 which is now very similar to Outlook!...

June 18, 2020 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

Work at home and being a team

Now that we are dealing with COVID-19, a lot of companies are getting their employees to work remotely. For some this will be great and for other who crave social interaction not so great. For me the key thing is making sure that my team feels like a team still. Keeping the routine going is pretty important. For yourself and your team. There are lots of great posts about this so I will just list the key points....

March 13, 2020 · 3 min · Jon Bullen

Using PowerShell core in Visual Studio Code on windows

This is more for me than anyone else. If you want to move to PowerShell core in Visual Studio Code then do the following. Press CTRL + , to open settings. Enter Shell: Windows in the search box. Scroll down to Terminal > Integrated > Shell: Windows Click on ‘Edit in settings.json’ and add the following. “terminal.integrated.automationShell.windows”: “C:/Users/${env:USERNAME}/scoop/apps/pwsh/current/pwsh.exe”, “terminal.integrated.shell.windows”: “C:/Users/${env:USERNAME}/scoop/apps/pwsh/current/pwsh.exe”, Now when the terminal is opened it will be using PowerShell Core....

March 15, 2019 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

Using git aliases

I work with git for home and work project, I recently found you can use alias across all platforms due to the way it runs on windows. So all these aliases will work happily on git for windows and hopefully will make you work day more streamlined. Some are from sites I have found and other I have created myself. To access the global git configuration run the following command and then add this to the bottom if you do not have a alias section already....

January 17, 2019 · 4 min · Jon Bullen