Episode 256 – PowerScripting Podcast – Ed Wilson (The Scripting Guy) from Microsoft

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.

In This Episode

Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Ed Wilson (The Scripting Guy) from Microsoft


Guest – Ed Wilson, The Scripting Guy


Chatroom Highlights:

<MattHitchcock> ## At some point during the show can Ed made a reference to the EAC (Exchange Admin Center)? He sounds uncannily like the Turtle in Finding Nemo 🙂

<Dave_Wyatt> ## Bring on the nostalgia!  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.visualbasic.strings(v=vs.110).aspx

<Dave_Wyatt> ## (or the horror)

<Vern_Anderson> ## throw the gang sign Ed!!!!

<organicit> ## Would people come to Napa if Sapian hosted a powershell saturday?

<ScriptingWife> ##Jon Up Next Dave Wyatt

<geekjimmy> ## real-world usage question for Ed…

<geekjimmy> ## do you use aliases in scripts you write for yourself?

<geekjimmy> ## are there any major caveats to using DSC and/or v4.0 in general on down-level OS versions?

<geekjimmy> ## I ask because some cmdlets introduced in 3.0 don’t work on 2008R2

<geekjimmy> ## Powershell against RT?

<geekjimmy> ## What’s the next book? (or did I miss that?)

<geekjimmy> ## do you benefit at all from safari online usage?

<alevyinroc> for your pre-show streaming enjoyment, here’s a NASA launch: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#.UuHIzmQo45I

<halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Windows-PowerShell-Best-Practices-Wilson/dp/0735666490

<geekjimmy> @jonwalz enjoying some pre-show tunes: http://youtu.be/qPzBC3vnIcc

<JonWalz> http://shop.oreilly.com/category/deals/powershell.do?code=WKPWERS&cmp=tw-na-books-videos-info-promo_powershell

<Vern_Anderson> http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/services/recovery-manager/?loc=zTS2z&prod=zWAz&tech=zvirtz&prog=zOTprogz&type=zOTtypez&media=zOTmediaz&country=zUSz

<Dave_Wyatt> ## Bring on the nostalgia!  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.visualbasic.strings(v=vs.110).aspx

<rcookiemonster> MattHitchcock – it’s a bit buggy IME, but there is this: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/PowerShell-ISE-VariableExpl-fef9ff01

<MikeFRobbins> http://www.sapien.com/software/changevue

<MikeFRobbins> They also have VersionRecall http://www.sapien.com/software/versionrecall

<Vern_Anderson> http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=what+does+the+fox+say+video&qpvt=what+does+the+fox+say+video&FORM=VDRE

<JonWalz> http://scriptcop.start-automating.com/ Scriptcop

<halr9000> && http://open.spotify.com/track/0aDmudjjboRLuCaf93k2JJ

<Vern_Anderson> http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter

<Vern_Anderson> http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/512f2371-96e4-423f-8596-58578aa7db31

<scriptingwife1> http://www.yelp.com/biz/zeitouni-grill-charlotte#hrid:ViSQ6ZeUoBBVV_rC1KrqTg

<geekjimmy> http://youtu.be/qPzBC3vnIcc

The Question – Favorite Vacation Spot

  • Europe

About 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.