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Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 6

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6. Well, this event was tough, but I would not want to do it without having Windows Server 2012 because there are lots of cool functions to help with this task. What I did was go through the requirements one at a time, and for each requirement try ...

2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 6

Summary: Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Dr. Scripto needs to join core servers to the domain and rename them. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the revealing of the final event for the 2013 Scripting Games. I hope you have learned tons from this year’s games and had fun too. Remember that you need to go ...

Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 5

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5. This event was tough—at least for me. You see, the thing is that I can read text files, and I can get listings of text files. And these log files are just text, after all. The trouble is the part about finding IP addresses. That had me stumped. ...

2013 Scripting Games: Beginner Event 5

Summary: Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Dr. Scripto needs to find client IP addresses from IIS logs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the release of Event 5 for the 2013 Scripting Games. Remember that they are being run and hosted at www.powershell.org. You will need to go to that webpage to submit your entry...

Scripting Wife Comments on Beginner Event 4

Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals her impressions of 2013 Scripting Games Beginner Event 4. When I first read this, I thought, “Dude, this is going to take an entire script.” But as I began to read the Help information for the Get-Random cmdlet, it dawned on me that I could do this in a single line of code. It is really...

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