Training

Iron Scripter: Learn PowerShell through code challenges

PowerShell for Admins, Tips and Tricks, Training

Iron scripter challenges can help you get better at writing great code. The puzzles are for all skill levels...

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A Peculiar Parse

PowerShell for Admins, Tips and Tricks, Training

  One of the best enhancements to Powershell was the inclusion of custom classes in v5. We originally wrote scripts, then we wrote cmdlets, followed by modules, and now we’ve …...

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We Need Your Help.

PowerShell Summit, Training

We need your help.  As you may have heard, we’re launching a new “OnRamp” track at PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit 2019. Limited to 40 students, this will be a …...

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PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit Scholarship Program

Announcements, Events, News, PowerShell Summit, Training

Automation and scripting has become a major part of IT in recent years.  And PowerShell has played a giant role in the progression of that.  Every year, the wonderful people …...

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Taking Powershell to the next level

Training

I recently decided to ‘up my game’ with powershell and go beyond the simple scripts I’ve rolled out in the past. So I simply want to share with you, the …...

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Pester – Parameters and Hashtable Fun!

PowerShell for Admins, Training, Tutorials

I have written a short excerpt on how to pass parameters from an object to a Pester test. I have turned this into a function: Invoke-POVTest. The function is primarily …...

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Complete Guide to PowerShell Punctuation

PowerShell for Admins, PowerShell for Developers, Tips and Tricks, Training

Quick as you can, can you explain what each of these different parentheses-, brace-, and bracket-laden expressions does? ${save-items} ${C:tmp.txt} $($x=1;$y=2;$x;$y) (1,2,3 -join '*') (8 + 4)/2...

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Convert VBA Macros To PowerShell for Microsoft Office Automation

PowerShell for Admins, PowerShell for Developers, Tips and Tricks, Tools, Training, Tutorials

There is a lot of documentation out there for interacting with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, etc with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). A lot of time you may …...

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Improve Delivery of PowerShell Tools or Version Controlled Files

DevOps, PowerShell for Admins, Tips and Tricks, Tools, Training, Tutorials

I am back this week with a quick how-to article on delivering, installing, or launching version controlled files. In the past I ran into problems when having administrators launch my …...

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Testing PowerShell Direct with Windows Server 2016 TP3 Hyper-V

PowerShell for Admins, Training

Hey there! I  thought we could test PowerShell Direct together today. Here’s the elevator pitch: In Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10, we can send PowerShell commands from the Hyper-V host directly …...

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