Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – July 7th 2015

Join us Tuesday, July 7th when PhillyPosh members John Mello and TJ Turner will be presenting. John will be giving a presentation on the new ConvertFrom-String cmdlet in the PowerShell V5 preview. Afterwards TJ Turner will be giving a presentation entitled “What’s in your toolbox?”. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in your Eventbrite registration confirmation. No related posts.

Mississippi PowerShell User Group Virtual Meeting – June 9th 2015

Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 9th at 8:30pm Central Time when PowerShell MVP Trevor Sullivan will present “Creating Object-Oriented Scripts using PowerShell Classes”. During this deep, technical discussion, we will take a look at PowerShell classes, and then authoring PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource using PowerShell v5 classes. We’ll also explore leveraging PowerShell DSC on Microsoft Azure infrastructure (IaaS) virtual machines using the Azure VM DSC Extension. This session assumes some previous knowledge of PowerShell & DSC, so make sure you’re familiar with the basics ahead of time! About Trevor Trevor Sullivan is an 11 year veteran in […]

NYC Powershell Usergroup meets on June 8th

Continuing from our May meeting, Tome will be presenting a beginner’s track on Powershell covering String manipulations, Functions and Powershell Scripts. We also have Powershell MVP Doug Finke, who will be covering the new components as part of the Powershell V5.0 release, including PSPM, Classes and Convert-String. AGENDA: Tome Tanasovski: String manipulation Counting, splitting, uppercasing/lowercasing, etc. Format operator -split, -join -match, -replace Select-String Secure strings Scripts and functions Principles Execution policies Passing arguments and parameters Scoping Bio Tome is an executive for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City where he focuses on automation, private cloud, and […]

6th Dutch PowerShell User Group Event 2015 Recap

Richard’s Log, Stardate 2457169.5 Today’s destination is the Recap for the 6th Dutch PowerShell User Group 2015. Now in my hotelroom nearby Schiphol, rethinking all the awesome content I saw today, and the great talks from IT PROFESSIONALS like: Jeff Wouters, Microsoft DevOps Automation Consultant @ Methos – ( Twitter / Personal Blog ) Bartek Bielawski,Systems Engineer @ Optiver – ( Twitter / Personal Blog ) Ben Gelens, CloudOS Consultant @ Inovativ – ( Twitter / Personal Blog / Hyper-V Blog ) Stefan Stranger,Senior Premier Field Engineer @ Microsoft  – ( Twitter / TechNet Blog )  And last but not least, the absolute IT rockstar: Jeffrey P. Snover,Distinguished Engineer and the Lead Architect for the Windows Server Division,Inventor of PowerShell @ Microsoft – ( Twitter / Personal Website ) The day kicked of […]

PhillyPoSH May 2015 Meeting Summary

Jim Ficarra of Comcast Cable presented “PowerShell and Puppet: Extending Puppet on Windows Through Integration of PowerShell Tools, Techniques and Patterns“. ** Unfortunately we had some mic issues but the audio picks up at around 2min into the recording. ** A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. Related posts: Philadelphia Meeting – April 4th, 2013 Philadelphia Meeting – Dec. 5th 2013 Philadelphia Meeting – July 3rd 2014 PhillyPoSH 01/08/2015 meeting summary and presentation materials

Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – June 4th 2015

Join us on Thursday, June 4th when Dave Wyatt, will present The basics of encrypting and decrypting data, including symmetric and public key algorithms, key management / sharing, and digital certificates. This talk will focus on doing so in the .NET Framework and PowerShell. About Dave Dave Wyatt has been in the IT business since 1999 and is currently an Application Operations Engineer at DevOpsGuys. In addition Dave is a Microsoft MVP (PowerShell) and a member of’s Board of Directors. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in your Eventbrite registration confirmation. […]

Mississippi PowerShell User Group Virtual Meeting – May 12th 2015

Join us virtually on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:30pm Central Time when PowerShell MVP Kirk Munro will present “A peek inside the Poshoholic’s toolbelt”. It’s easy to get excited about all of the new technologies that are being talked about these days.  PowerShell 5.  Windows 10.  Nano server.  .NET Core.  But none of these technologies have been released yet, and even when they are released, it will be some time before we can fully adopt them in our organizations.  That’s why I like to arm my PowerShell toolbelt with impactful modules that work with current releases, so that people like […]

NYC User Group Restart!

After a long hiatus, NYC Powershell User-group is back. Tome and Sunny will be presenting 2 sessions This is the inaugural series of Tome’s 1-year residency on Powershell Concepts (Beginner to Advanced) Tome Tanasovski: Concept of Objects – Object Characterization – Everything is an object – Sorting, Grouping, Counting – Where-Object and ForEach Language Fundamentals – Operators, Variables. – Arrays and Hashtables – Loop structures – Conditional Structures – Useful rules to know. Tome is an executive for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City where he focuses on automation, private cloud, and distributed computing. He is […]

PowerShellTO’s Next Meeting – May 6th, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, May 6th for our second Toronto PowerShell User’s Group meeting.  This time you get to take the wheel!  Send us some of your PowerShell related challenges and we’ll pick the top ones to work out in a group together!  We’ll also be talking about some of the things learned at PowerShell Summit – North America, and more! No related posts.

Philadelphia Meeting – May 7th 2015

Join us Thursday, May 7th when Jim Ficarra of Comcast Cable will present PowerShell and Puppet: Extending Puppet on Windows Through Integration of PowerShell Tools, Techniques and Patterns. Puppet is a Configuration Management System framework from PuppetLabs that originated on Linux systems and has been ported to Windows in recent years. While some of the core library of Puppet’s configuration resource types are intended to be cross-platform, there are many extended configuration item requirements specific to Windows that are best solved using native Windows tools. In this presentation, we’ll explore the application of several PowerShell tools, techniques and patterns that […]

Build San Francisco 2015

The Microsoft Build conference is in San Francisco again, and having missed PowerShell Summit this will provide some good content which can be seen live and afterwards at Channel 9. Aside from the great Developer content I am looking forward most to hearing what is coming to Windows Server specifically Nano. Having drank the Server Core Kool-aid I have been wanting a UNIX like footprint for Windows for years. If you will not be attending build the Northern California PowerShell User Group will be hosting Jeffrey Snover Thursday night April 30th at the new Microsoft Office in San Francisco. Please […]

Charlotte PowerShell User Group meeting for May

The Charlotte PowerShell User Group had a great meeting in late April with a special guest presenter, Lee Holmes. Due to this occurrence and scheduling conflicts for the month of May, our regularly scheduled meeting will not occur. Stay tuned for information about our next meeting which will occur on our normal day (1st Thursday of every month), June 4th. No related posts.

Omaha PSUG March Meeting Slides & Video Now Available

Trond Hindenes presented on Real Life SMA this month.  Boe Prox was able to get this presentation recorded and it is now on YouTube. The slides Trond used in his presentation are here.  The YouTube video is here. No related posts.

Special Charlotte PowerShell Group meeting on 4/22 featuring Lee Holmes

  Charlotte hackers, our regularly scheduled meeting on April 2nd will not be occurring. Instead we will have our monthly meeting on April 22nd. Can you hear the drum roll in the distance? It will continue to build to a crescendo as April 22nd approaches. Lee Holmes will be speaking at the meeting. In this highly interactive session, Principle PowerShell developer Lee Holmes shares some of his favorite PowerShell tips and tricks. Attendees are encouraged to share their favorite PowerShell tricks as well, and so the session should be both fun and educational.  This is a remarkably unique opportunity to […]

Philadelphia Meeting – March 26th 2015

We’re really excited to announce our special meeting coming up on Thursday, March 26th. Joining us in person will be PowerShell MVPs The Scripting Wife, Teresa Wilson, as well as Steven Murawski of Chef Software. While we may have other special guests drop by Steven will be presenting a talk on PowerShell Desired State Configuration, ‘Intermediate DSC – Building DSC Resources‘. If you’re in the Philadelphia area and interested in PowerShell you do not want to miss this special meeting! Intermediate DSC – Building DSC Resources While there are a lot of DSC Resources out in the wild now, you’ll likely still […]