Episode 74 - Devfarm Software talks PowerWF

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Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast we talk to Devfarm Software about their PowerWF workflow product

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Questions
  • glnsize: ## define that ... How do you *Create* a cmdlet or snapin...
  • palen: ## Does it handle conditional statements?
  • glnsize: ## is this cmdlets avaliable outside of your tool... can i install it elsewhere
  • lmrobins: ## can I add snapins inside these workflow tasks?
  • glnsize: ##so is this a host that we work in, or is it an IDE we build our tools with
  • glnsize: ## so who the target here the developer or the admin?
  • meson: ## What if you want to develop a plugin from your own set of cmdlets?
  • cartershanklin: ## Do their cmdlets work on the vanilla PowerShell host or do they need a special PS host?
  • AndrewTearle: ## Where does FullArmor history come in ? Is it no potential competition ?
Superhero
  •     Ben - Nightcrawler
  •     Brian - Wolverine 

Resources

This segment is brought to you by SAPIEN Technologies

 

Tips

  • Use "ise" to invoke the editor in PowerShell v2 (thanks Shay)
    Set-Alias edit "$pshomepowershell_ise.exe"
  • How to use PowerShell and Subinacl.exe to permission printers

  • Osama from the PowerShell team has written two articles (part 1, part 2) on working with event logs in PowerShell V2

  • Spend time looking at $env:windirdiagnostics. As Jeffrey Snover noted recently, there has been a lot of work put into these scripts and we could all learn something by going over them with a fine-toothed comb.           
About the Author

Jonathan Walz

Since March 2007, Jonathan Walz has been the co-host and technical brains for the PowerScripting Podcast. Conceived as a radio show for the PowerShell community, the podcast is the longest-lived PowerShell show in existence, and has featured dozens of weekly guests.