PowerShell for Admins

PowerShell.org: Our First Year in Review

PowerShell for Admins

In September 2012, we incorporated PowerShell.org, Inc., and founded PowerShell.org. Our goal was to provide a solid Q&A forum, and to act as a portal to the rest of the …...

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Writing 10961: Remoting

PowerShell for Admins

As I write this, we’re close to sign-off on the outline of 10961A, which is a new 5-day Microsoft course on PowerShell v3. I sat down yesterday and starting doing …...

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Writing 10961: The Ultimate Lab

PowerShell for Admins

My company has been contracted by Microsoft to design and author Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) course 10961A, Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell v3. While there is no announced release date …...

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Help Beta-Test a New Free eBook on PowerShell Reporting

PowerShell for Admins

I’ve written previously about my frustration with reporting in PowerShell – how I see admins struggle with ugly, low-level COM code to manipulate Excel spreadsheets, just so they can get …...

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Charts in PowerShell-Generated Reports

PowerShell for Admins

So, as you may know, I have an ongoing hobby project called Creating HTML Reports in PowerShell. I’m working on an update for next year, and one of the things I’ve …...

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Verify Your PowerShell Skills

Announcements, News, PowerShell for Admins

A long time ago… about a year, in fact… Jason Helmick and I started talking about a community-owned PowerShell “certification.” It went nowhere. Well, not very far. Some background on exams:...

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Special PowerShell Team Workshop to be Held at PowerShell Summit N.A. 2013

PowerShell for Admins

To cap off the 2013 PowerShell Summit the PowerShell Team is going to host a half day Windows PowerShell scenario walkthrough. This is designed to not only familiarize folks with …...

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Final Ticket Inventory for PowerShell Summit NA 2013 Released!

PowerShell for Admins

As we’ve been finalizing our speaker and session collection, we’ve been able to release a small block of Summit tickets into the general admission pool. Also, the end of October …...

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Idera's PowerShell Plus Editor Now Free for All

PowerShell for Admins

Idera’s gone and made PowerShell Plus free. Given that it’s been updated to support PowerShell v3, this will probably become many folks’ go-to editor (PowerGUI, the former champ, is more …...

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PowerShell v3's New "Simplified" Syntax

PowerShell for Admins

One of the ballyhooed new features in PowerShell v3 is the new “simplified” syntax for Where-Object and ForEach-Object. I’m going to focus on the former for this article. In essence, …...

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