Adam Codes in the 716

Learning for work, learning for fun.... eventually the two shall meet. Site created 4/5/2020 with new content being added regularly
October 16,2021 | Training
Azure AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

I had taken some time off in order to go through an AvePoint course over the summer before applying what I learned on a project.  That is complete so now I am starting down the certification path in MS Azure.  This course is well-reviewed so I thought that I would give it a look. Link...

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February 18,2021 | Training
Power BI – Beginners to Advanced

I thought I would take a course to freshen up what I used to know and hopefully learn some new stuff. Course URL:  Power BI Masterclass - beginners to advanced | Udemy My Notes:

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February 13,2021 | Demo, Geeky Stuff
Now Friends: Power Automate and SmartThings

One of my favorite things to do is mix my work life with my personal life.  In the past I've connected my pool with Alexa or running my sump pump when a condition is true.  I have recently revisited Power Automate and I thought it might be fun to interface PA with SmartThings.  This is...

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February 8,2021 | Training
Power Automate Course

It had been a while since I had worked with Power Automate (so long that it changed names!) so I thought I would take a refresher course on  This is in addition to the wonderful comprehensive Sharepoint courses that I took here and here.  I am very comfortable in this area after working for...

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January 25,2021 | Training
Adding Authentication to Mern App (In Progress)

This is another simple guide that I am putting together for my future self.  As I make my latest app from the ground up I want to document my experiences.  This is not meant to be a thorough guide - it's just a list of steps needed to accomplish the goal. yarn add jsonwebtoken yarn...

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January 24,2021 | Training
Continuous Integration – Automated builds between Heroku and Github

I am continuing my recent trend of developing projects from the ground up.  In my last article I focused on automated testing using mocha.  In this article I want to focus on how to take a MERN project and move it to production via an automated build on Heroku.  Why Heroku?  First of all, it's...

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January 15,2021 | Training
Material UI Course

Thomas Magnum of "Magnum P.I." fame (I am dating myself here) used to have a little voice that talked to him.  I'd like to think that in some way we all have that voice.  Here is a little secret - UI has never been my strong point.  Don't get me wrong - I can go...

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January 12,2021 | Project
Adding Mocha to a Project

This is more in my series in setting up a project.  I am knee-deep in setting up this project and I am trying to set up my base template at the same time.  I've done this a few times - it feels great to be setting up a project from scratch.  The beauty in this...

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