PowerShell v5: Class Support

This post is based on the September 2014 preview release of WMF 5.0. This is pre-release software, so this information may change. One of the banner new features in PowerShell v5 is support for real live .NET Framework class creation in Windows PowerShell. The WMF 5.0 download’s release notes has some good examples of what classes lookContinue Reading »

PhillyPoSH 09/04/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Jan Egil Ring gave a presentation entitled “Get Started with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration”. During his talked Jan went over a series of demos explaining how to use the configuration keyword to define configurations for different resources along with the different configuration modes. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here. AContinue Reading »

LAST CALL for the European PowerShell Summit 2014

This is the last call for attendee registration for the European PowerShell Summit 2014. The Summit is in Amsterdam – 29 September to 1 October 2014. Details from the events page http://powershell.org/wp/community-events/summit/. Due to a change in circumstances beyond our control we have to close public registration on 10 September 2014. If you contact usContinue Reading »

No live show today–back next week!

Hi everyone. Apparently, we didn’t relax enough over the long weekend, and we need more time to recharge! Jonathan has one show in the hopper, soon to be published, and we also have audio from the Atlanta Techstravaganza show from not too long ago that we want to get out to you guys. But have no fear, we will beContinue Reading »

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 »