All good things must come to an end

Doctor Scripto

Hello everyone!

For the last 16 years, the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog was the place for the community to come for information about scripting technologies at Microsoft. Originally, the blog was focused on VBScript and Windows batch. But in 2008, when Ed Wilson took over from Greg Stemp and the other Scripting Guys, he changed to focus to PowerShell. The blog has over 5400 posts (60% about PowerShell) and many 1000’s of comments. Ed hosted many posts from the community, including The Scripting Wife, his wife Teresa.

A lot has changed since 2008. Certainly, PowerShell has changed. Ed Wilson, the last Scripting Guy, retired in 2017. Since Ed’s retirement, Sean Kearney has been keeping the lights on, but things have been winding down for quite a while. So now it is time for the blog to retire too, just like the Scripting Guy.

But don’t worry, the existing blog content is not going away, nor are we.

Announcing the PowerShell Community Blog

It’s time to start fresh and the torch is being passed on to a new generation.

With this last post we are proud to announce a new blog, dedicated to PowerShell and with a renewed focus on the community.

The PowerShell Community blog is a place for the community to learn PowerShell and share insights. This is a blog by the community and for the community. And we have made it easier than ever for you to contribute to the new blog. So come join us at the new blog, learn how to contribute, and join the fun!

Happy Scripting everyone.

Your friend and forever companion,

Doctor Scripto

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