PowerShell

TIP: Using TrueSight QueryEventByID and RetrieveQueryResults Complex Types in PowerShell

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Recently I was working on piece of code which retrieves TrueSight alert information. I got stuck with “Invalid Long Type:” – Doesn’t make sense right? Come lets see it detail! Consider you have an alert ID like “mc.pncell_[HOSTNAME].1a5ed3bb.0” using the below snippet you can retrieve the result (resultHandle)

We need the resultHandle for RetrieveQueryResults operations. Now let […]

PowerShell

Tip: Retrieve servicenow CI item values using REST API (Turn on Display Value)

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In my last blog post I shared about ‘Scripted REST API’ getDisplayValue() tip. Now, here lets see Out of the Box option. When we query the CI with a query “sysparm_query=name=$($ConfigurationItem)&sysparm_limit=1”

We get the output illustrated below. Now, add sysparm_display_value=true in the URL and see the results as actual values instead of ID

After […]

PowerShell

Create VSTS Build Definitions using PowerShell

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For my current project assignment I was asked to share a PowerShell script which creates VSTS build + phase dynamically. To make this blog short let me show a simple build definitions sample. With no wait here is the code

Step 1: You need Personal Access Token (PAT). Go get it. Step 2: Convert […]

Node JS

Dynamically populate data for drop down list using PUG in Node JS

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Let me keep this blog simple and easy. All we need to achieve is to dynamically retrieve items in PUG drop down list. Here is the logic!

So, now let us create a data.json file – In my case it’s like below

For our demo let’s list the Skills in drop down list […]