Wish I can author DSC Resource in C#!!

In previous blog, we learned how one can use their PowerShell skills to author DSC resources very easily. Still there are folks (we met some at TechEd NA) who want to author their DSC resources using C# because they are more productive with it than PowerShell language. Well, you can fully leverage the power of… Read more

PowerShell Sessions, Slides and Demos from TechEd 2013

We presented following sessions at this year’s edition of TechEd(s). At TechEd, we announced the newest feature in Windows PowerShell 4.0 – Desired State Configuration, so do check out the attached demos for it!! Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell TechEd-NA Session Video: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/MDC-B302 TechEd-NA Slides: http://video.ch9.ms/sessions/teched/na/2013/MDC-B302.pptx TechEd-Europe Session Video: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2013/MDC-B302 TechEd-Europe Slides: http://video.ch9.ms/sessions/teched/eu/2013/MDC-B302.pptx Demos:… Read more

Update-TypeData, ISE CTP3 vs ISE RC, and Teched2009 Demos

There were quite a few name changes in the ISE Object Model from CTP3 to RC Using Update-TypeData, we can achieve some parity between the two We can add aliases to the CTP3 version to make it look like the RC Version  For example,         <Name>System.Management.Automation.Host.PSGHost</Name>        <Members>            <AliasProperty>                <Name>CurrentPowerShellTab</Name>                <ReferencedMemberName>CurrentOpenedRunspace</ReferencedMemberName>            </AliasProperty> Will make $psISE.CurrentPowerShellTab point… Read more

Updates from Tech.Ed 09

  I am not attending Tech.Ed but I am getting updates from my friends. PowerShell team is very excited about the offering we have for Tech.Ed this year… frankly, what is the best way to save money on your IT Infrastructure… Use PowerShell v2 and automate you tasks. PowerShell v2 is getting good focus in… Read more

V2 Interview: Universal Code Execution Model

At TechEd, I did an interview with Kevin Remde where I discussed the V2 Universal Code Execution model in detail.  You can see it at:  Universal Code Execution Model (UCEM)—a vision of how PowerShell scripts can run anywhere, anytime in just the right semantics. You can access the entire library of interviews HERE. Jeffrey Snover… Read more

Best of Tech Ed: Breakthrough Product of the year => PowerGUI

The Best of Tech Ed 2008 were awarded and PowerGUI won Breakthrouth Product of the Year.  WOW what an honor and acknowledgement of great work! Congratulations to Dmitry, Kirk and the rest of that team!  You guys have brought a lot of great visibility to Quest Software.  Your bosses should be fetching you cups of coffee… Read more

Yes, But What About The FLAVOR?

 Kirk Munro posted a blog entry HERE saying how thrilled he was at level of presence PowerShell had at TechEd 2008. It was a VERY good TechEd for PowerShell.  There were lots of breakout sessions, lots of hands on labs and interactive Q&A, lots of vendor support in the exhibit, lots of books, quite a few mentions… Read more

TechEd: MGT384 What’s Coming In PowerShell V2 – DEMOs

Attached are the demos I used in that talk. Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]Windows Management Partner ArchitectVisit the Windows PowerShell Team blog at:    http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShellVisit the Windows PowerShell ScriptCenter at:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx WhatsComingInV2Demos.zip… Read more

TechEd: MGT384 What’s Coming In PowerShell V2

Attached are the slides I presented at TechEd yesterday.  Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]Windows Management Partner ArchitectVisit the Windows PowerShell Team blog at:    http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShellVisit the Windows PowerShell ScriptCenter at:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx Mgt384-Jsnover-WhatsComingPowerShellV2.pptx… Read more