Episode 290 – PowerScripting Podcast – Jeffrey Snover and John Slack on PowerShell 5.0 (Technical Preview)


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Jeffrey Snover and John Slack from Microsoft Interview https://www.powershellgallery.com/ Jo Ann Snover’s beautiful pictures from Turks & Caicos Here’s a larger set Chatroom Highlights <jsnover> ### HAL what hair products are you using today? <ehorley> ### curating code? <sepeck> ## Any known conflictsContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit N.A. 2015 Status Update & Info


As of this post, PowerShell Summit North America 2015 is full, and registration has been cut off. We’re taking some time to confirm our numbers and venue capacity; if we’re able to open additional seats, that will happen in January 2015. We will allow any additional capacity to be registered until one month prior toContinue Reading »

Twin Cities PowerShell: PowerShell, APIs, and Twitter [Meetup Recap]


Fellow Scripters, Here is a list of links related to the presentation given by Derek Ardolf: Twitter RESTful API Documentation Application Management for Twitter: Generates API Keys and Tokens for OAuth Twitter’s Interactive API Console The PowerShell MyTwitter Module on GitHub Invoke-RestMethod Help Documentation Invoke-WebRequest Help Documentation Invoke-RestMethod Bug (PowerShell v3) Derek will be uploadingContinue Reading »

Up Next: Garrett Serack from Microsoft Talks about OneGet!


Note: We are recording on WEDNESDAY this week (Dec 9th), not our usual Thursday! Please join us tomorrow as we chat with Garrett Serack (@feathercowboy), open source engineer from Microsoft. The main topic of the evening will be a little project called OneGet. From the project site: What is OneGet? OneGet is a unified interface toContinue Reading »

JOB POSTING: Help us Run PowerShell.org


[UPDATE: We’ve gotten an outpouring of responses – I’m literally a bit teary-eyed right now – so I’ll work with the existing set of volunteers and post again should everyone realize what we’re asking and go running for the hills!] We’re looking for a volunteer to take over regular maintenance of the PowerShell.org website. WeContinue Reading »

A Crowdsourced PowerShell Proficiency Exam


I wanted to call your attention to Smarterer, a company recently acquired by my employer, Pluralsight. Smarterer’s schtick (apart from vexing my auto-correct) is that the host crowdsourced technology assessments. In other words, the community decides what questions to ask someone in the test. The magic is that their back-end engine, over time, figures out whichContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – December 4th 2014


Join us Thursday, December 4th where Steven Murawski will be presenting a talk on Intermediate DSC – Building DSC Resources. While there are a lot of DSC Resources out in the wild now, you’ll likely still have a need to create a custom resource.  We’ll dive into how we can use our existing PowerShell skills to develop DSC resources.Continue Reading »

Episode 289 – PowerScripting Podcast – Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft on Configuring Exchange With DSC


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft about their DSC resources for Exchange News Mike’s book: new 4th ed of PowerShell TFM: WMF 5.0 November preview Limited Preview of the PowerShell Gallery Steven Murawaski is doing PowerShell DSC training in LA December 9thContinue Reading »

Call for Presentations for PowerShell Summit Europe 2015


The PowerShell Summit is the number one conference where PowerShell enthusiasts gather and learn from each other in fast-paced, knowledge packed presentations. PowerShell experts from all over the world including MVP’s, Guru’s, community leaders and PowerShell team members, will once again join together for a few days in Stockholm, Sweden to discuss and learn aboutContinue Reading »

Up Next: Jeffrey Snover and John Slack for the WMF5 pre-release party!


Everybody, you will not want to miss what has become a yearly tradition on the show. Tomorrow, Thursday Nov 20th at 9:30 PM EST, we will be welcoming Jeffrey Snover, the inventor of Windows PowerShell, and the architect of Windows Server, back to the show! He will be joined by John Slack, PM on the PowerShell teamContinue Reading »

Episode 288 – PowerScripting Podcast – Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and DSC troubleshooting


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and troubleshooting DSC Links <migreene> http://aka.ms/dscmp <alevyinroc> here’s my screen. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5bz3jqbghjsh2lx/Screenshot%202014-10-23%2021.42.33.png?dl=0 <halr9000> https://apps.splunk.com/app/1477/ <halr9000> wave 7 shipped https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/DSC-Resource-Kit-All-c449312d <halr9000> wrong link: this one: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/xExchange-PowerShell-1dd18388/ <halr9000> http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/10/09/tech-preview-xendesktop-desired-state-configuration-resource-provider/ <rcookiemonster> They did a series on it a short while back – http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ hasContinue Reading »

Up Next: Configure Exchange with PowerShell DSC with Jason Walker & Mike Hendrickson!


This Thursday, we will be joined by two excellent guests from Microsoft: Jason Walker, and Mike Hendrickson. They will be talking about a rather large bit of PowerShell DSC code: the xExchange Resource Kit! Mike wrote a blog post series on the topic, and his first piece, Introducing xExchange – Managing Exchange 2013 With DSC – PartContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – November 6th 2014


Join us Thursday, November 6th when Lido Paglia will be presenting on Getting Started Using Pester. Following the presentation we’ll have time for script club style activities so bring your scripts and any challenges your facing with PowerShell to have them answered. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL toContinue Reading »

Charlotte PowerShell User Group meeting on 11/6


Shell and Tell is back.. bring your scripts you’ve been working on and show your PowerShell pride by displaying your scripting prowess.  We’ll have food and drinks, so come join the fun! Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP on the MeetUp event page so we can plan food accordingly. No related posts.

Our NaNoWriMo Challenge: Write a PowerShell Article


In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), I wanted to offer a smaller, and more unique, challenge. Send me a PowerShell article. Seriously. My name is Don Jones, and this is PowerShell.org, so you can probably figure out how to contact me. Send me an article between 800 and 3,000 words (including code) in Microsoft WordContinue Reading »