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Create and Use Default Values in PowerShell Scripts

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson teaches you how to create and to use intelligent defaults for your Windows PowerShell scripts or functions. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. TechEd 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia was a lot of fun. TechEd is always a busy time because of the number of people one wants to see, and...

Design Your PowerShell Functions to Be Reusable

Summary: Learn how to write Windows PowerShell functions that are reusable so that you increase your productivity. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Our guest blogger today is Andy Schneider. Andy Schneider is a systems engineer at Avanade, a company that was started in 2000 to merge leading enterprise technology solutions with ...

Real-World PowerShell Tips from a 2011 Scripting Games Winner

Summary: Advanced PowerShell 2011 Scripting Games winner, Bartek Bielawski, shares his real-world thoughts about scripting. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Our guest today is the winner in the Advanced category of the 2011 Scripting Games, Bartek Bielawski. Bartek has been working in IT for more than 10 years for one company, ...

Writing Output with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, discusses writing output from Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we will be joined by Marco Shaw. Marco is a consultant with CGI in Moncton. He has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years, also working for Bell Aliant and Atlantic Lottery. He was ...