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How to contribute to PowerShell documentation

Summary: Learn how to contribute to Windows PowerShell documentation via various community initiatives. Today’s guest blog post is by Microsoft premier field engineer, Ashley McGlone. He will be speaking at PowerShell Saturday, so come join us for a great day of PowerShell learning. For more information, see PowerShell Saturday in Tampa, FL...

Use PowerShell to parse event log for shutdown events

Summary: Using the Windows PowerShell Get-EventLog cmdlet makes it easy to parse the system event log for shutdown events. One of the great things about central Florida during this time of the year is that there are certain fruits, such as red grapefruit, that are in season. This is also true of a certain variety of tangelo that is super sweet...

Using Desired State Configuration and Chef to deploy System Center

Summary: Learn how to use Chef and DSC in Windows PowerShell to deploy System Center in this guest blog post by Jason Morgan.Ed Wilson, here. Today I have a guest blog post by Jason Morgan in which he will talk about using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Chef to deploy System Center. Welcome back, Jason…Hello again. Today I’...