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Connect(); 2017: SmartHotel360 Demo Apps and Architecture

Last month we hosted Microsoft Connect(); in New York City. Connect(); is a three-day, in-person and online developer event. If you missed it, no worries! You can watch our keynotes, sessions, and on-demand videos on Channel 9. For the past five months our keynote demo team worked on a new set of reference apps. We used most of these apps and...

Use PowerShell to Inventory Modern Apps in Windows 8

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to look at modern apps in Windows 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love about Windows 8 (including my Surface RT) are the modern apps. They are, well, just so modern. Of course, what I really like about them are the Windows ...

Use PowerShell to Report and Set Monitor Brightness

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to report and set monitor brightness. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I was exploring the Root/WMI namespace in Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) on my Windows 8 laptop. I happened to run across a few WMI classes that I had not messed ...

Weekend Scripter: Working with Windows Libraries

Summary: Microsoft PFE Chris Wu writes a guest blog article about using Windows PowerShell to work with Windows Libraries. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, we welcome guest blogger and Microsoft PFE Chris Wu back to the keyboard. Read more about Chris and his previous guest blogs here.  The keyboard is yours, Chris. ...

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