Posts in automation

Launching Windows Store Apps On Stream Deck

January 21, 2021

I just recently got a Stream Deck - it's a wonderful tool to automate some of the more boring (read: routine) tasks. Literally with a click of a button I can kick off a bunch of automation. Apparently it can do everything _but_ launch Windows Store applications.

On Structured Content

October 9, 2018

October marks my 3rd year of working on docs.microsoft.com - a lot has changed since we first started with the project, and I wanted to focus on one very specific aspect of our tooling and infrastructure for this essay. The topic is closely related to my personal mission: empower people to spend time in meaningful ways. At docs.microsoft.com, we push tens of thousands of lines of content daily in the API documentation space.

Easy Spec Reviews With GitHub & Bots

April 16, 2017

As a Program Manager, part of my job is to write technical specification documents. Our team recently switched to using our very own system (yes, we use the docs.microsoft.com infrastructure internally too) to write technical specs – content is on GitHub and Markdown-based. As part of that came the question – how do we aggregate comments when people review them?