How much do you love PowerShell?

Here is someone who possibly loves Windows PowerShell more than I do. Check out THIS POSTING IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTIES, AND CONFERS NO RIGHTS SO THERE


Cooking with powerShell

Oh My! I just received a copy of Lee Holmes Windows PowerShell Cookbook. The book is 429 pages of juicy mouth-watering recipes for anything from how to write loops, to accessing remote registry access. There are then 90 pages of reference including Regular expressions and WMI. A great book. I suggest you purchase several copies…


Windows Powershell and Windows Mobile SDK?

Had the pleasure of demonstrating the Windows Mobile part of DinnerNow to a Windows Mobile PM. During the demo, I loaded up Visual Studio 2008, and started the emulator ready for the mobile app. It turns out you don’t need to launch VS to start the emulator, in fact you can do it using the…


Hosting Windows PowerShell Part 3 – The Revenge of the MMC

I’ve just posted the final screencast on hosting Windows PowerShell to Channel 9. In the final part, I show how you can build an administration GUI using MMC, which calls into PowerShell Cmdlets. In the video, I show Get-Service and Stop-Service – but they could have easily been your own Cmdlets. I’m ramping up some…


More Hosting PowerShell on Channel9

I’ve just posted the 2nd of 3 screeencasts to channel 9 on hosting Windows PowerShell. This time I show you how to get at the typed base objects returned from an invoke, then how to create a custom host to allow full GUI interaction. Reminder, you can find the code to all 3 parts in the…

Hosting Windows PowerShell Sample Code

Having posted the first of three screencasts to channel 9 on Hosting Windows PowerShell, I thought i would make the code available. (attached) Enjoy THIS POSTING IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES, AND CONFERS NO RIGHTS


Building Administration User Interfaces

Do you build GUI’s for your application administrators? Do you provide a consistent familiar interface? Do you provide scripting capabilities? Sometimes I get mistaken for the Windows PowerShell evangelist. Whilst that is fun, its not my whole story. This is (well its at least more of it): When you are thinking about building an interface…

Windows PowerShell and Microsoft Management Console 3.0 Quick Start Labs

I’m pleased to announce the Hands On Labs that were used in the Windows PowerShell and MMC Confernce in April are now available for download at The labs are available in both C# and VB.NET! THIS POSTING IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES, AND CONFERS NO RIGHTS


Hanselman, Snover, Corillian, PowerShell, Channel 9

Jeffrey and Scott talk again about how Corillian has been infested by PowerShell, and how they use it to do some pretty amazing stuff, including a remote runspace! I love the way they can put together a fully working system from a base machine with OS, PS and the remote runspace with just 2 cmdlets. Catch…


Top 5 PowerShell Questions at TechEd

Ben Pearce, the guy on the PowerShell booth at TechEd this week, has blogged the answers to the top 5 questions on his blog. Also check out the screencasts and interviews on channel 9. THIS POSTING IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES, AND CONFERS NO RIGHTS