A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.
In This Episode
Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast we talk to Jeffrey Snover, Ed Wilson, and Bartek Bielawski, winner of the Scripting Games chat-with-Snover contest!
- New MVPs:
- PowerShell Power Users group in LinkedIn just surpassed 1,000 members
- Don Jones is doing PowerShell workshops in Philadelphia and Minneapolis this September.
- Redhat does PowerShell? Tweet from BSonPosh: Sad that RedHat does a better job of getting #Powershell than #XenServer: RedHat SDK for RHEV-M http://is.gd/cXWR7
- Chad Sakac from EMC hints that they have PowerShell support coming soon
- SQL Saturday rolls on!
- The SQL PASS Summit will have some PowerShell goodness as well (Nov 8th in Seattle)
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- Bartek's blog: http://become-lotr.spaces.live.com/default.aspx
- NetApp blog post:Â http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2010/06/16/kudos-to-netapp-for-data-ontap-powershell-toolkit.aspx
- < philiplavoie: ## when does cmd.exe die and we only have ps>?
- < proxb: ## Its been asked about cmd.exe, so what about vbscript and its timeline? Are there plans to phase it out (or at least try to) sometime in the future?
- < mikefoley: Hey Jeffrey! I'm trying desparately to evangelize PS at (my division of company recently mentioned). There's still vbscript development going on!!!
- rfoust: ## do any of the large MS product teams have "political power" over the direction of powershell, like maybe the exchange group? or do you really get to innovate on your own?
- < philiplavoie: ## is there work going on with the visual studio / tfs / alm teams going on for built a<censored>o be built with inherent ps> support?
- < philiplavoie: ## hal, most of our probs are built apps via VS notbeing built for PS> interaction. may make sense to go to the crew who built the dev suite to help out the PS> cause.
- < mikefoley: Question: How much did DCL influence Powershell? (Jeffrey knows DCL :))
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- < proxb: ## When might we see a CTP of Posh3.0 (if it is currently being worked on) and what new things will we see with it?
- < rfoust: ## what can we look forward to in future versions of powershell? (general direction stuff)
- < proxb: ## Are we going to see a newer version of ISE in the near future? Possibly using Intellisense and code folding?
- < rfoust: ## i'm still waiting for the "fix-myproblem -now" cmdlet.
- < finked: ## Any thoughts on LINQ and PowerShell?
- Hal: Provisioning framework?
- < ChadMiller: ##What are your thoughts on better module distribtution ala apt-get, CPAN/PPM.
- < MaxTrinidad: Question: Â Any possibility to see an PS addin or integration with MSOffice?
- rfoust: ## is there a powershell compiler that will convert a script into a compiled .net program?
- < SQLvariant-1: ##How do we get a ScriptingGuys bobble-head?
- aleksandar: ## online PowerShell help topics are now very different (bugs/typos fixed) than built-in help topics. when can we get a chance to download them and use them offline as well?Â
- philiplavoie: ## are internal MS SDETS using PS> to test your apps?
- SQLvariant: ##When will we be able to backup our Zune desktop software configurations with a PowerShell script 🙂