We had a great time last week diving into version control. We learned a bit about different flavors, basics of how to get started, and most importantly why we need it as ITPros. Powershell is the framework for what the Microsoft stack is doing with regards to Configuration management with DSC, Cloud, and Containers. Summary of the night : Treat your scripts like code, future you will thank you for it! The PowerPoint Presentation is available on here Stay tuned for an update on September’s meeting which should be the 22nd or 24th of this month! Special Thanks to […]
Join us on Thursday, September 3rd when Maximo Trinidad will be giving a talk called a “Creating a SQL Server Database Report with PowerShell“. As describe by Maximo: This is a deep dive on how to create a SQL Server report using PowerShell and SMO. At the same time, you will learn how to create and work with PowerShell objects, scriptblocks, formatting properties, and generating output results. We’ll be looking into creating a report to identify database properties irregularities. This will be a good start to help begin documenting your SQL Server on the network. About Maximo Trinidad Maximo Trinidad (Florida Aka – […]
Join the Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtually on Tuesday, August 11th at 8:30pm Central Time when SharePoint MVP Todd Klindt will present “Conquering Azure and Office 365 with PowerShell ”. After years and years of anticipation, 2015 might end up actually being the year of the Cloud. With any new technology comes the opportunity to tame it with PowerShell. In this session Todd will give you an overview of the PowerShell options you have when interacting with Office 365 and Azure. He’ll go over how to get them installed in your environment. Then he’ll walk you through getting them connected to Office […]
John Mello gave a presentation entitled “ConvertFrom-String Overview and Examples”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available at our GitHub site. TJ Turner‘s presentation “What’s in your Toolbox” is available at his blog. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. No related posts.
Join us on Thursday, August 6th when June Blender will be conducting a hands on lab (in person!) called Working with Classes in PowerShell 5.0. To participate in the lab, bring a laptop (or VM) with PowerShell 5.0, but it’s not required! After that, we will review the results of the July Scripting games puzzle. About June June Blender is a technology evangelist for SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. Formerly a Senior Programming Writer at Microsoft Corporation, she is best known for her work with the Windows PowerShell product team from 2006-2012. developing the help system and writing the Get-Help help topics for PowerShell 1.0 – 3.0. In other roles, […]
We have an exciting line-up for the July Powershell User-Group meeting. Powershell MVP, Tome Tanasovski will be presenting a beginner’s track on Powershell covering File Management, and Date/Time manipulations. We also have Powershell MVP Doug Finke, who will be covering Pester. AGENDA: Tome Tanasovski: File management – Managing paths – Reading data from a file – Finding strings in a collection of files – XML and CSV file manipulation – Exporting data to an HTML page Handling dates and time – Date and time formatting and custom date formats – Creating and updating a datetime object – Date comparison – […]
Join us virtually on Tuesday, July 14th at 8:30pm Central Time when PowerShell MVP Sean Kearney will present “Introduction to Windows PowerShell”. Windows PowerShell is not a difficult system to work with however sometimes, like with anything in life, you stare at it and say “Where do I even start?”. In this session we will do a very simple overview of Windows PowerShell and what it is and how to make it useful at very simple level. It comes directly from a person who had Zero time to learn about any technology in his first IT Job, Windows PowerShell MVP, Sean […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 PowerShell.org’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. […]
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 […]
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 […]