PowerShell trainings

PowerShell FAQ : Where I can find useful trainings to learn Poweshell? Answer: Thanks to PowerShell MVPs, we have this very useful page http://www.powershellcommunity.org/LearningResources.aspx And this online videos series from Don Jones is very good as well. http://www.idera.com/Promo/Practical-PowerShell/  Thanks Osama Sajid, Program Manager Disclaimer: Microsoft does not own, influence or benefit from the third party trainings listed… Read more


Last year I was delighted to be invited to give a talk at JAOO conference.  This is a great language conference.  The thing I was delighted to discover is that the while it had Microsoft content (AndersH gave one of the keynotes), the bulk of the people and content was non-Microsoft.  This allowed me to… Read more

Case Insensitivity

This VIDEO explains the real reason why PowerShell is case-insensitive.  (just joking – the video is deadly funny!). Jeffrey Snover [MSFT] Windows Management Partner Architect Visit the Windows PowerShell Team blog at:    http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShell Visit the Windows PowerShell ScriptCenter at:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx… Read more

Another Great Don Jones Video Demo

This month’s TechNet magazine has a great video demo from Don Jones where he uses WMI to generate a simple Software Inventory Report.  The great thing about Don is his awesome ability to break things down into a series of simple steps.  He does this by using Get-WMIObject from the command line and then goes… Read more

Advanced PowerShell

At ITForum, I had a blast giving the session: Advanced Windows PowerShell Scripting.  In previous conferences, I tried to have talks that everyone could come to and get something out of.  That worked well a the beginning but I began to get feedback that beginners didn’t like it when we went deep and advanced users… Read more

Port 25 interview with Bruce Payette

Port 25 recently interviewed Bruce Payette. Bruce is one of the founding members of the team, is the development lead responsible for the PowerShell language, and is the author if the soon to be released PowerShell in Action from Manning Press. I think you’ll find this interview very worthwhile. Check it out at: http://port25.technet.com/archive/2007/02/08/powershell-in-action-hank-interviews-bruce-payette.aspx  … Read more

Meet the Exchange Superstars!

Now you can meet the superstars (Vivek Sharma and Mihai Jalobeanu) behind the Exchange Management Shell in a video interview at:  http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/07/20/428366.aspx You can also get a demo of the Exchange Management Shell (which is Windows PowerShell with Exchange snap-ins) at: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/07/21/428388.aspx Great friends are not the people that tell you the things you want… Read more