PowerShell Summit Europe 2014: Prepare for the DSC Hackathon


We’re hoping that everyone attending the PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 will join our Monday evening DSC Hackathon, where we’ll become “product team members for a night” and try to code up some DSC Resources from the team’s own internal wish list! We’ll provide a cash bar as well as finger food for our on-site attendees… but you’reContinue Reading »

Last Call for speaker submissions for the 2015 NA PowerShell Summit


This is the last call for speaker submissions to the 2015 NA PowerShell Summit due on September 15th. We haven’t received the amount of submissions we would have expected, so if we don’t get enough submissions, then we’ll run a single-track event or… perhaps none at all. This is a venue for the community, andContinue Reading »

Proxy Functions for Cmdlets with Dynamic Parameters


I came across an interesting problem today while working on the Pester module: how do you create a proxy function for a Cmdlet which has dynamic parameters? I needed a solution which would automatically reproduce the original cmdlet’s dynamic parameters inside a PowerShell function, and which would work on PowerShell 2.0 if at all possible.Continue Reading »

Episode 282 – PowerScripting Podcast – Jennelle Crothers & Jessica DaVita from Microsoft


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Jennelle Crothers & Jessica DaVita News You can now register for the PowerShell Summit Europe! Azure PowerShell DSC extension announced DSC Resource Kit Wave 6 is out The Denver PowerShellers are meeting 9/4 The Philadelphia PowerShell User Group is meeting 9/4 Interview GuestContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – September 4th 2014


Join us Thursday, September 4th where Jan Egil RIng will be presenting a talk on Get Started with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Jan will explain how to use Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC), which was introduced in Windows PowerShell 4.0, to configure your environment. The purpose of DSC is to provide Deployment, Configuration and Compliance capabilities for WindowsContinue Reading »

Registration for August Omaha PowerShell User Group Meeting is Live!


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/omaha-powershell-users-group-august-meeting-tickets-12703856577 In the second ever meeting of the Omaha PowerShell User Group we will have PowerShell MVP Bartek Bielawski talking about OMI: PowerShell Everywhere: CIM cmdlets and CDXML commands are advertised as technology that will enable PowerShell users to manage anything in datacenter. It wouldn’t be possible though without something that we can talk to on the remoteContinue Reading »

Episode 281 – PowerScripting Podcast – Robert Cain on SQL and PowerShell


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Robert Cain. News You can now register for the PowerShell Summit Europe! The Florida PowerShell User group is meeting August 21st 2014 PowerShell Saturday #10 is happening in Singapore August 23rd 2014 Microsoft Community Day 2014 – Bangalore is August 23rd 2014 SQLSaturday #328Continue Reading »

Accepting Topics for PowerShell Summit North America 2015


We are still accepting session ideas for PowerShell Summit North America 2015, to be held in April 2015 in Charlotte, NC. However, time is running out – so if you’d like to submit (speakers get to attend for free, although we aren’t able to cover other expenses), then you need to get on the ball!Continue Reading »

PhillyPoSH 08/07/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials


Matt Wrock gave a presentation entitled “Boxstarter Primer and Testing your Automation” During his talk, Matt covered getting started with Boxstarter to create a configured system with minimal effort. Matt also covered using tools like Vagrant and Chef’s Test-Kitchen to test deployment automation. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel Related posts: PhillyPoSH Meeting – NovemberContinue Reading »

Episode 280 – PowerScripting Podcast – Glenn Block and Oisin Grehan on Asynchronous Programming


Listen: Watch the recording: (behind the scenes) In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Glenn Block and Oisin Grehan News You can now register for the PowerShell Summit Europe! The Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson is speaking at the Charlotte SQL Server User Group Aug 13th Washington DC Office 365 Ramp-Up DayContinue Reading »