Having a Linux shell on your Windows computer is great, but it is admittedly an unfriendly and even daunting interface. The normal Windows terminal is even worse, so there’s a variety of open-source projects that have stepped in to help: we’ll explore using ConEmu here.
This is a basic guide to installing the Ubuntu command line on Windows using WSL, the Windows Subsystem for Linux. This guide is neither unique nor exhaustive: I've just given these instructions to enough people that I thought I'd put it up online.
My high school offered seniors the opportunity to spend the last three weeks before graduation off campus working as intern to get professional experience before heading off to college. While many of my peers focused on trying to gather new skills, I found that there weren't any options relating to cybersecurity in the area local to the school. Instead, I worked with the school's administration to take on a different kind of project: providing my existing freelance skills for free to a local homeless ministry, Friendship House.
In 2016 I was hired by Town Square Delaware, a local news organization, to do a website redesign and resolve storage issues stemming from the tens of thousands of photos and years of past content on the site. As my first freelance project, it served as a foundation for much of my more recent work.
Sanford News Network is the student media group that supplanted the student newspaper at my high school. From freshman through junior year I was an integral part of the group, working with students, administration, and the IT department to allow the group to reach new heights.