ConvertTo-HashTable.ps1 Part 2

I wrote the previous blog in the middle of watching the video.  The VERY next thing he did was to create 2 hashtables so my simple version of ConvertTo-HashTable.ps1 wouldn’t work for that case.  So I made a more sophisticated version: # ConvertTo-hashTable.ps1 #    Updated to create multiple hashtablesparam( [string]  $key, $value ) Begin {     $hashTables … Read more

PoshBoard and ConvertTo-HashTable

I’m currently watching an cool video of PoshBoard a PowerShell based Web Portal by Pilosite available on CodePlex.   It looks great.  In the middle of the video I noticed the following script he uses to populate one of the controls on the dashboard: $ht = @{ } $objDrives = gwmi –class “Win32_logicalDisk” –Namespace “root\cimv2” |where… Read more

Verbs vs Nouns by Snapin

A while ago the System Center Virtual Machine Manager team showed me a chart of their cmdlets.  It was an Excel spreadsheet which had the VERBs as rows and the NOUNs as columns.  I thought that this was a wonderful way to look at the cmdlets.  I woke up this morning and decided to write… Read more

Faces From The PowerShell Community

Jonathan Medd (of the Get-Scripting Podcast) held a PowerShell Panel discussion at TechEd EMEA where he asked various members of the PowerShell community questions.  I had a blast participating in this.  The group consisted of: Jonathan Medd – Get-Scripting Podcaster and winner of the Quest PowerPack contest Ben Pearce – aka Gesticulating Ben – aka… Read more

PowerShell Training Available Through Microsoft

A number of you have asked when Microsoft would be providing training for Powershell.   Apparently the answer is “NOW”.  I just came across this 3 day instructor led training class, Course 6434 “Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell”.  I don’t know anything about the course so if any of you have taken it,… Read more