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We have a great show for you guys today.Â Several weeks back we had Jeffrey Snover on the show.Â We had teased at the time that there was a third portion to the interview that deals with WinRM and WS-MGMT.Â We're going to play that today for you.Â Also on tap: news, resources, and a bunch of PowerShell tips for you.
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- BGShell now has a Codeplex page
- Microsoft Forefront 2008 (code-named Stirling) looks to be built on PowerShell. Here's a blog post.
- PowerShell Plus supports the new CTP2 STA feature
- This is big because it allows for you to play with all of the new WPF stuff we'll be talking about later in the show.
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We hope you enjoy the Jeffrey Snover clip on Win-RM and WS-MGMT.
- Very cool (and important) series on PowerShell & WPF from James Brundage on the Powershell Team blog.Â Read this one first, he explains the rationale behind focusing on WPF:Â PowerShell and WPF: WTF
- WPF & PowerShell â€“ Part 1 ( Hello World & Welcome to the Week of WPF )
- WPF & PowerShell â€“ Part 2 (Exploring WPF (and the rest of .NET) with Scripts)
- WPF & PowerShell -- Part 3 (Handling Events)
- WPF & PowerShell -- Part 4 (XAML & Show-Control)
- WPF & PowerShell - Part 5 ( Using WPF & PowerShell Modules)
- WPF & PowerShell - Part 6 (Running Functions in the Background)
- Beware the custom console. Kirk Munro does a great jobof explaining the problems that can result from custom consoles.
- Slides from a presentation that Keith Hill gave to a local user group to which he's a member.
- Here's an excellent post from Joel at HuddlesMasses.org in which he goes into great detail about regarding the new Modules feature in CTP2.Â He's figured out a ton of stuff which is not documented anywhere else yet so be sure to check it out.
- Here's a link to Jaykul's (whose real name is Joel--not Jaykul!) Select-Grid script.
- Speaking of TechEd earlier, Carter from VMware on the VI PowerShell blog has posted an entry with code and a video of a demo he'll be showing at TechEd.
- Don Jones has an article in the latest TechNET magazine where he talks about different output types
- Also on VMware, Brandon Shell has put up a few screencast demos in a new "Playing around" series he's doing on the BSonPoshblog.Â The series is not exclusive to VMware, he also talks about Citrix, AD and more.
- A basic tip on using the backtick character to escape in a string. From Richard Siddaway's blog
- watch out for strings that look like collections
- From Oisin and his blog Nivot Ink: Manipulating remote SharePoint Lists with PowerShell.Â The article is from late February but it came up earlier this week on the #powershell IRC channel (irc.freenode.net).
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