Improving the Quality of Your Automation Logging with Cowsay
Automation Taxes Your Sanity
You have to glue together systems with your amazing duct taped scripts.
You see failure after failure.
You want help predicting the success of your next run, so I’m going to provide you with an advanced artificially intelligent way to do this through the power of
Now include the header in your script
Or spice up your console with a friendly cat using
There’s a few PowerShell related one’s, but I honestly just use other packages for this this.
I just looked and found out there’s a few great python equivalents so you could easily run some great stuff. They’ve got cowsay, a benedict cumberbatch like name generator, and more. I think I fell in love with Python a little bit more today.
Level it up by installing
lolcat and if running Cmder you’ll enjoy the Skittlitizing of your console output.
PowerShell version is:
Install-Module lolcat -Scope CurrentUser
The resulting majesty:
If you want to really wow your friends… just jump into bash inside windows and run from your cli. This is a level so far beyond the normal windows command line experience it might just make you uninstall windows and live purely on a Linux terminal for your remaining days.
This looks like a good background while waiting to start presentations 🚀