ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 24-May-2019

Topics include unit testing your NetApp, logging, Office templates, and *DRUM ROLL* recordings from Summit!

Special thanks to Robin Dadswell, Prasoon Karunan V, and Mark Roloff

ONTAP Configuration Compliance Auditing with PowerShell and Pester

by Donny Lang on May 19th

Validating that your infrastructure is configured as expected at any given time is a valuable skill these days. Donny goes into detail on how he combines Pester with the NetApp PowerShell Toolkit to make sure everything as it should be.

Producing Live Visuals From a PowerShell REST API

by James Montgomery on May 17th

Universal Dashboard + vis.js -eq A pretty cool way to build visualizations of relationships between sets of data.

Using the AST to Find Module Dependencies in PowerShell Functions and Scripts

by Mike F Robbins on May 17th

Showcasing his MrModuleBuildTools module, Mike demonstrates how easy it is (and how powerful the AST is) to list out required modules, private functions, or even function definitions in a directory.

Office Templates in the Cloud

by Michael Mardahl on May 21st

If you're itching for a little automated distribution of Office templates in your company, Michael has worked out a method of getting them into users' hands via OneDrive with this script.

PowerShell: When and Where Writing Logs Matters

by Paolo Frigo on May 21st

You do implement logging in your scripts, right? Shh... I won't tell anyone. Paolo makes a great case for why we should be doing it more often though, and introduces several methods that can be used to get there.

PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit 2019

Session recordings from this year's Summit went live this week!

About Mark Roloff

Mark Roloff is a delivery engineer at Corus360 in Denver, CO, working with Azure, PowerShell, and whatever else falls in his lap. He enjoys a good craft brew, sci-fi, and solving interesting problems.