The current and future state of the Windows Management Framework

At the 2nd of October, Lee Holmes gave a presentation about the current and future state of the Windows Management Framework (WMF) during the Dutch PowerShell User Group (DuPSUG) at the Microsoft headquarters in The Netherlands. The slide decks and recorded videos will be made available soon, but this is what was discussed: The release cycle of the Windows Management Framework (WMF) Faster incremental releases of preview versions are being released. This rapid development means that companies that need specific new functionalities to tackle current problems they’re having, don’t have to wait as long as they had to in the past. Everyone should keep in mind […]


Up Next: Lee Holmes!

We are very pleasd to have Lee Holmes on the show once again! Lee, as many know, is a long-time member of the PowerShell development team at Microsoft, and the author of the PowerShell Cookbook which is now in its recently released third edition. Here’s more from his bio: Lee Holmes is a developer on the Microsoft Windows PowerShell team, and has been an authoritative source of information about PowerShell since its earliest betas. His vast experience with Windows PowerShell enables him to integrate both the ‘how’ and the ‘why’ into discussions. Lee’s involvement with the PowerShell and administration community […]


Up Next: Cooking Up PowerShell with Lee Holmes!

This week’s show should be really great as we welcome back Lee Holmes from the Microsoft PowerShell team to talk about his book: Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Second Edition, from O’Reilly! We will have several copies of the ebook to give away, so be sure to show up for the live stream this Thursday at 9:30 PM EDT on ustream. Once the recorded show hits the blog we will announce how you can win a copy if you can’t catch us this week. Update: Lee is on tonight’s show! (9/9/2010) Related posts: Episode 15 – Joel Bennett, for the developers in […]


Books All Gone!

Many thanks to O’Reilly for providing so many copies of Lee Holmes books.  We gave away four copies each of the PowerShell Cookbook and the PowerShell Pocket Reference. Also, we wanted to remind you that there’ll be no show released next week because we’re taking a break this week for the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. Next PowerScripting Live will be Dec 4th at 9pm EST. See you there! Related posts: Win a Copy of Lee Holmes’ Books This Thursday Episode 48 – Lee Holmes Up Next: Cooking Up PowerShell with Lee Holmes! Episode 4 – Get Data and Format […]


Episode 48 – Lee Holmes

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Today on the PowerScripting Podcast we interview Lee Holmes, author of Windows PowerShell Cookbook and developer on the PowerShell team.  And as usual we’ve also got news, tips, resources and more. News When it comes to scripting, you’re a warrior. But mighty warriors need mighty tools! For awesome PowerShell scripting, nothing matches the might of Quest’s PowerGUI. Versatile and easy to use, PowerGUI helps you build commanding scripts that leverage PowerShell’s strength across the enterprise. Now, ruling your domain is easier than ever. Is your scripting might equal to the challenge? […]


Coming up on the PowerScripting Podcast

Episode 48: Lee Holmes (we ran out of time, so we’ll be having him on again for sure) Episode 49: Susan Bradley, Small Business Server MVP (PowerScripting Live starts at 8:30 EST @ 11/13) Episode 50: The Scripting Guys! (PowerScripting Live will be Wednesday the 19th @ 9pm) Related posts: Episode 15 – Joel Bennett, for the developers in the house Episode 49 – Susan Bradley the SBS Diva Up Next: Cooking Up PowerShell with Lee Holmes! Up Next: Lee Holmes!


Win a Copy of Lee Holmes’ Books This Thursday

O’Reilly was kind enough to provide us with several copies of both Windows PowerShell Cookbook, and Windows PowerShell Pocket Reference to give away on the show. We’ll give away one or two during this Thursday’s PowerScripting Live event (at 8pm this week instead of the usual 9pm), and we may save some to give away to those aren’t able to watch the live stream. So please join us this Thursday and ask questions of Lee Holmes and you may win one of his books! Related posts: Episode 15 – Joel Bennett, for the developers in the house Coming up on […]


Episode 15 – Joel Bennett, for the developers in the house

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Special guest this episode, Joel Bennett aka “Jaykul” from HuddledMasses.org “The Developer Show” New software releases, interviews, other goodies News AD Cmdlets RTM (Dmitry’s PowerBlog)”We kind of kept sticking to the fashion of perpetual betas for quite some time now (since the first 1.0 beta released late March through the RC 1.0.5 this fall) and we feel that the product is now feature rich and stable enough…” Windows PowerShell Holiday Gift Guide: Books (Technet Scripting Center)”The Scripting Guys present their first-ever Windows PowerShell Holiday Gift Guide. In this inaugural gift guide […]


Episode 4 – Get Data and Format the Output

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. News New PowerShell book in the works “Windows PowerShell: The Definitive Guide” by Lee Holmes’ (a developer on the PowerShell team) from O’Reilly they have an early access program http://shrinkster.com/p8l Windows Server 2008 AD Cmdlets 1.0.2 released – http://shrinkster.com/p8e Support for Vista and Server 2008 You now have the ability to create enabled user accounts Dmitry’s PowerBlog – http://shrinkster.com/p8d Cmdlets of the week Get-content (GC, type, cat) Format-List (FL) Format-Table(FT) Resource Free PowerShell ebook Published by Microsoft Switzerland and recently translated into English due to it’s great popularity Subtitle is “An introduction to scripting technologies […]