Philadelphia Meeting – February 5th 2015

Join us Thursday, February 5th for a presentation and demo by ScriptRock, makers of GuardRail. Nick Beecroft, Mike Baukes, and/or Alan Sharp-Paul will join us remotely to showcase configuration monitoring, control, and automation leveraging DSC with GuardRail. What do you have? Is it good? As you accelerate your pipeline with PowerShell, you need a validationContinue Reading »

Tonight! Michael and Charles from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud CAT Team!

Please join us tonight as we meet up with Michael Greene and Charles Joy from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud Group CAT team and authors on the Building Clouds Blog. What is a CAT team? CAT teams are responsible for driving customer feedback in to engineering at Microsoft and take on special projects to helpContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit NA 2015 Agenda changes

We’ve had to make some minor changes to the Summit agenda – the revised schedule is shown on the event web site – Related posts: State of the Org: Website, Games, Summit, and More Fundraising: PowerShell People Kick Butt, Take Names European Summit deadline approaching PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – videos from dayContinue Reading »

Announcing our 2015 PowerShell Heroes

The nominations are in, and the votes are tallied! PowerShell Heroes is our way of recognizing the people who are making significant contributions to the PowerShell community, but who haven’t received any other formal recognition (such as Microsoft’s MVP Award). In many cases, these are the rising stars we hope to see receive an MVPContinue Reading »

PhillyPoSH 01/08/2015 meeting summary and presentation materials

John Mello gave a presentation entitled “The ForEach and Where methods in Powershell v4 ”. A copy of his demo script and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. Related posts: Philadelphia Meeting – December 6th, 2012 – 6-8pm Philadelphia Meeting –Continue Reading »

Episode 293 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Brian Ehlert from Citrix

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Brian Ehlert from Citrix about DSC and XenDesktop   Interview   Chatroom Highlights <JasonMilczek> ##Do you know if Azure Pack is going to be able to provision in Microsoft Azure any time soon? <Lars_Rasmussen> ### SNover said that evenContinue Reading »

Final PowerShell Summit NA 2015 Inventory Available

An additional 35 seats have been opened for PowerShell Summit NA 2015, as of 10am PT 2015-01-11. This will be the final block of inventory available for the event, which will host around 140 total people. If you click over and there are no registration options, it’s because it sold out. Related posts: State ofContinue Reading »

Episode 292 – PowerScripting Podcast – News Only

Listen: News DSC Resource Kit Wave 9 The PowerShell Summit N.A. 2015 – additional capacity Verified Effective exams will be held at the NA summit Topic Submissions are still open for PowerShell Summit Europe The Mississippi PowerShell User group is meeting January 13th The Twin Cities PowerShell User group is meeting January 13th No relatedContinue Reading »

eBook Cover Contest

Fancy yourself a graphics person? Just like to doodle? We’re holding a contest to create new covers for our various ebooks. Winners will receive absolutely nothing, other than a cover credit within the text (hey, we’ll also give you a full set of the ebooks for free, what the heck). Covers must include the bookContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit Europe 2015–topic submissions

Topic submissions for the PowerShell Summit Europe are still open. If you want to be considered as a speaker please submit your topic very soon. At the moment there aren’t enough submissions to enable us to put on a quality event. The 2014 European Summit was an excellent event with many good sessions – nowContinue Reading »

Up Next: Brian Ehlert from Citrix talks about XenDesktop and PowerShell DSC

This Thursday, we will be joined by Brian Ehlert from Citrix, author of the XenDesktop Desired State Configuration Resource Provider! Brian is a Hyper-V MVP since 2007, and writes at If you’d like to see the show live and chat with Jon, Hal, and your fellow scripters, you can join us this Thursday atContinue Reading »

Episode 291 – PowerScripting Podcast – Garrett Serack from Microsoft on OneGet

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Garrett Serack from Microsoft abount OneGet Interview   From the Chat room <Doug> ## When will PowerShell be open sourced? <gpduck> ## is powershellget open source (or going to be if not?) <gpduck> ## will powershellget eventually support a system-wide listContinue Reading »

VERIFIED EFFECTIVE Exams to be Held at PowerShell Summit NA 2015

Although we have decided to discontinue the online VERIFIED EFFECTIVE exams (as outlined previously), the organization has decided to offer the exams as a live, proctored event at the PowerShell Summit North America 2015. If all goes well, this could become a regular Summit offering. Details: You must be registered to attend the Summit. There isContinue Reading »