Great news! It looks like XAML builds are supported in TFS 2018 Update 2!!!
Check out this blog post for specifics! (Blog Link)
For more details on VSTS\TFS agents, check out this link. (Link)
Passed the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam! My broad study plan worked great!
Below are my results.
|Overall Score: 96%|
|Topic Level Scoring:
1.0 AWS Fundamentals: 100%
2.0 Designing and Developing: 100%
3.0 Deployment and Security: 87%
4.0 Debugging: 100%
Next step is to attempt the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam.
If you are working with SSDT 2017 and creating reports for earlier versions of SSRS, please read the following article!
I really think MS did a great job here with the “TargetServerVersion” property functionality, which allows reports to convert to previous SSRS formats during deployment.
Below is my plan to obtain the AWS Developer Certification.
For each of the following areas listed further down, I am trying to do the following:
Here are the areas I am covering in preparation for the exam.
The exam is only 55 questions, so i’m not sure how in depth the exam will go on each of these. Regardless, its a good to review all of the areas!
from wand.image import Image from PIL import Image as PI import pyocr import pyocr.builders import io import sys reload(sys) sys.setdefaultencoding('utf8') tool = pyocr.get_available_tools() lang = tool.get_available_languages() txt_list = tool.image_to_string( PI.open('/home/build/aws.jpg'), lang=lang, builder=pyocr.builders.TextBuilder()) outputFile = open('output.txt', 'w') for item in txt_list: outputFile.write("%s" % item) outputFile.close()
Another use case I was working on today was rendering the text in a PDF file using Tesseract. I was converting the PDF to an image file first, then performing the above actions to read the text from the new image.
Here are a couple valuable resources I used to complete this little test.
Getting all the prerequisites installed was by far the hardest part on this effort.
You can speed up the use of Python Virtual Environments by using “virtualenvwrapper“.
If you are working on Windows, you can use the port “virtualenvwrapper-win“.
Here is an example convenience command provided by this Windows port.
Check out this link for a full list of convenience commands provided by this package.
S3 Consistency Model
DynamoDB Consistency Model
Good information to know for any AWS certification tests…. 🙂