Scripting Games Tag Archive

Episode 273 – PowerScripting Podcast – The Scripting Games Team Winners

PowerScripting Podcast

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell. Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Stephen Owen, Julie Andreacola and Jason Morgan about the Scripting Games News PowerShell …...

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Closing the Games

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The judging is complete for the fourth and final event in the 2014 Winter Scripting Games. This Games was something very different in that we presented 4 we complex scenarios …...

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Using PowerShell Parameter Validation to Make Your Day Easier

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A number of entries in the Winter Scripting Games use parameter validation, but some that I have seen may not be using it correctly or to its full potential. Writing …...

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PowerShell Tip from the Head Coach of the 2014 Winter Scripting Games: Design for Performance and Efficiency!

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There are several concepts that come to mind when discussing the topic of designing your PowerShell commands for performance and efficiency, but in my opinion one of the items at …...

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Adding and Removing Items from a PowerShell Array

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Adding and removing Items from a PowerShell array is a topic which can lead to some confusion, so here are a few tips for you. Create an array and we …...

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Testing for Admin Privileges in PowerShell

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Sometimes when running a PowerShell script you may need to test at the beginning whether the process it was called from had Windows admin privileges in order to be able …...

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Winter Scripting Games 2014 Tip #2: Use #Requires to let PowerShell do the work for you

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In Version 2 of PowerShell, you had the ability to use #Requires –Version 2.0 to ensure that your scripts/functions would only run at a specified PowerShell version to prevent folks running …...

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Scripting Games 2014 – event submission tip

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I’ve testing out the judging system using the practice event and one thing jumped out at me. It was a lot easier to understand the entries for those teams that …...

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Winter Scripting Games 2014 Tip #1: Avoid the aliases

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Having been a judge for the previous 2 Scripting Game competitions as well as competing in the 2 before that, I have seen my share of scripts submitted that didn’t …...

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PowerShell Tip #3 from the Winner of the Advanced Category in the 2013 Scripting Games

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In my previous blog article (PowerShell Tip #2), I left off with the subject of inline help and stated there was a better way. I’m fast-forwarding through lots of concepts …...

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