Join the DSC Hackathon at PowerShell Summit 2014 Europe

On Monday night (Amsterdam time, September 29th), we’ll be holding the first DSC Hackathon at PowerShell Summit Europe 2014. Attached are the scenarios we’ll be asking participants to select from. We’ll ask everyone to work in small groups, pick one scenario, and try to produce a custom DSC resource that solves the problem. Many ofContinue Reading »

Episode 284 – PowerScripting Podcast – Jason Helmick interviews Jon and Hal

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast Jason Helmick interviews Jon and Hal. News The Seattle Script Club is back! September 24th The Atlanta PowerShell user group is back! September 25th Registration for the PowerShell Summit North America starts October 30th, 2014 A Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration book has been announced. InterviewContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – final agenda

The final agenda for the PowerShell Summit is available at Circumstances beyond the control of have meant we’ve had to make a few changes to the agenda from that previously published. Look forward to seeing you all in Amsterdam. Related posts: State of the Org: Website, Games, Summit, and More PowerShell Summit NorthContinue Reading »

Instructions for PowerShell Summit North America 2015 Registration

If you’re planning to attend PowerShell Summit North America 2015, to be held at the end of April 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina, you should read the following important information: The registration site will be open from 30 October 2014 to 30 March 2015. There is about a 30-day window from the end of registrationContinue Reading »

Up Next: Alan Renouf shares what’s new with PowerCLI!

Please join us this Thursday at the usual time (9:30 PM EDT) and place (, as we welcome Alan Renouf back to the show! Expect to hear the latest from Al on PowerCLI and how you can manage your VMware environment from PowerShell. And you can also expect Hal to mangle Al’s name, yet again. Related posts:Continue Reading »

Tonight: Simon May from Microsoft talks Client and Cloud!

Please join us live at 9:30 PM EDT tonight, when we are welcoming Simon May to the show for his first appearance! Simon is an Enterprise Device Infrastructuralist at Microsoft, and tonight, everyone learns what that means. In his own words: It’s my job to explain Microsoft’s stuff to IT professionals, help them understand it andContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit North America 2015 Registration Information

Registration for PowerShell Summit North America 2015 will begin on October 30, 2014, and continue through March 30, 2015. Visit the main Summit page for registration links, event dates, and other information. The event will be at Microsoft’s offices in Charlotte, NC. Please note that we will only be accepting around 100 registrations. Payment isContinue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – October 2nd 2014

Join us Thursday, October 2nd where John Mello will be presenting a talk on The different custom object creation methods and their performance tradeoffs. Followed by TJ Turner will give a talk entitled Intro to basic run space pools.   Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in yourContinue Reading »

PowerShell v5: Misc Goodness (including Auditing)

Aside from classes and new DSC features, which I’ve already written about, there are a number of less-headline, but still-very-awesome, new capabilities. This article is based on the September 2014 preview release of WMF 5.0. Information is highly subject to change. First up is the ability to automatically create PowerShell cmdlets from an OData endpoint. Huh? ODataContinue Reading »

September Omaha PowerShell User Group Registration is Live!

This month PowerShell MVP Trevor Sullivan will be presenting on using Windows Azure with PowerShell. Additionally you will want to bring your laptops (or favorite device to use PowerShell on) as we will have a little scripting challenge involving PowerShell, Credentials and Security. Also, my girlfriend has promised to make cookies for everyone! Trevor SullivanContinue Reading »

Episode 283 – PowerScripting Podcast – Ed Horley on IPv6

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Ed Horley about IPv6 News The WMF 5.0 September preview has been released! You can now register for the PowerShell Summit Europe! through September 10th Speak at the 2015 PowerShell Summit NA! PowerShell Desired State Configuration at LabCenter in Stockholm, Sweden on SeptemberContinue Reading »

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 »