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Episode 290 - PowerScripting Podcast - Jeffrey Snover and John Slack on PowerShell 5.0 (Technical Preview)


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Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Jeffrey Snover and John Slack from Microsoft


Chatroom Highlights

<jsnover> ### HAL what hair products are you using today?

<ehorley> ### curating code?

<sepeck> ## Any known conflicts with things like Exchange or System Center Operations Manager like previous versions of PowerShell had?

<McHelpin> ## or SharePoint??? add on to sepeck

<darylscorner> ## Is Microsoft using WMF5 in the Cloud Platform System

<darylscorner> ## does the previous Sep release have to be removed prior to installing the Nov release, didn't see anything in the release notes

<halr9000> ##

<organicit> ## any discussions of docker support in the near future?

<MikeFRobbins> ## Will the "x" ever be removed from the DSC resource names? Are they going to be experimental forever?

<sepeck> RobCannon: use ## in front of questions

<sepeck> ## When is the MS Virtual Academy session on PowerShell v5?

<darylscorner> ## upgrade process?

<ehorley> ## How is the pace of change impacting stuff like PDT?

<poshoholic> ## Given Microsoft's penchant towards open source these days (like .NET, huzzah!), how about open source PowerShell and PowerShell ISE?


<StephenOwen> Did you guys see this?  Pash?  PowerShell on Bash!

<MikeFRobbins> Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014 is now available


<MikeFRobbins> Speaking of OneGet, Garrett will be talking about Pester and also about ProGet tomorrow during the OneGet weekly meeting:

<MikeFRobbins> ProGet is a NuGet package repository that lets you host and manage your own personal or enterprise-wide NuGet feeds.

<alevyinroc> I'm trying to figure out how this happened



<GBrayUT> strings together chocolatey packages

<halr9000> anyway, the joke *was*



<halr9000> and yes Dave_Wyatt it is in show notes, that's where i found it

<aupetemc> iex (New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString(" ")







<Keith_> @alexandair see the system reqs


<GBrayUT> a Docker pull request from Microsoft on github was merged 5 days ago, so a native docker client for controlling remote host systems should be coming soon!

<ehorley> PDT = powershell deployment toolkit -

<migreene> RE:PDT


<MikeFRobbins> Speaking of the PowerShell Summit, tickets for the 2015 North America event are now onsale:




<jsnover> Here is a link to my wife's reviews of great places in Turks and Caicos

<jsnover> Here are some of my wife's photos from the Carribean:




  • John Slack - power to make food appear at will
  • Jeffrey Snover: favorite vacation spot: Turks & Caicos
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