This release includes updates to 9 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 91 pull requests have been merged and 41 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community!
tl;dr: PowerShell Core Community Calls are on the third Thursday of every month at 9:30am Pacific Time (note, this is currently PDT). Use this .ics file (right-click and select Save Target/Link As in order to download the file correctly) to avoid missing one.
Since its inception in 2002 PowerShell has been deeply influenced and improved by the passion and needs of our community. As an example, 80 contributors filed bugs and issues on the “alpha” release. Since that time we, together, have built a strong PowerShell community that supports each other,
My name is Angel Calvo, I am Microsoft’s Group Software Engineering Manager for PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC). I’d like to take this opportunity to proudly represent the engineering team behind this project, and share a few thoughts about yesterday’s historic announcement for PowerShell and our Community
I am so excited about the availability of PowerShell on Linux and as an open source project!
The PowerShell Team been using UserVoice to take in requests, feedback and bug reports for a few months now. It’s been really great seeing feedback come in directly from the PowerShell community. I wanted to give some details around how your feedback gets used and what happens to something after it gets posted to UserVoice.
Community feedback is an integral part of any software development cycle. That’s why we continue to release new preview versions of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0: so that we can hear about and fix real-world problems before they ship with the next version of Windows.
Many of you have seen the demos done by our friends at Chef, which show how they planned to leverage PowerShell DSC.
Those plans are now public as of the publishing of the PowerShell DSC Cookbook for Chef announced in the recent blog post by Adam Edwards.
We are delighted to draw attention to this year’s PowerShell Summit – an excellent community run PowerShell event.
As described by PowerShell.Org:
Come meet the Windows PowerShell team, PowerShell MVPs, independent experts, and your peers and colleagues in the PowerShell universe!
One of the things we love about the Windows PowerShell community is that folks are not shy. It turns out that having a vocal community is a great way to build and evangelize a product like ours. Of course, the Unix guys had this all figured out a long time ago.
Meet the new kid on the block! Windows PowerShell Workflow (PSWF) is the latest addition to the Windows PowerShell family.
First, let’s establish the context for the decision to integrate workflows into Windows PowerShell. It starts with cloud computing and Windows-based datacenters.