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Dude, PowerShell Changed My Life

Summary: Ed Wilson relates conversations from the Microsoft Ignite 2015 conference in Chicago. One of the great things about being at Ignite in Chicago is the opportunity to talk to so many people. I mean, with 23,000 attendees, most of whom it seems stopped by the Scripting Guys booth, the conversations are varied, and at times, downright ...

Popcorn, Peanuts, and PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about day two of Microsoft Ignite 2015 in Chicago. When I was a kid, my brother and I could not wait for spring. In fact, during the winter, we carefully perused the schedule…THE schedule of the Cincinnati Reds games at Riverfront Stadium. Every year, our family would take two or three ...

How Do You Use PowerShell?

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about conversations with visitors to the Scripting Guys booth at Ignite 2015. It is Tuesday morning, and the expo is already at a dull roar of excitement. Microsoft PFEs Brian Wilhite, Jason Walker, and the Scripting Wife found a relatively quiet corner to check email, write blog posts, and ...

Cool PowerShell Conversations at Ignite

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about some Windows PowerShell conversations at the Scripting Guys booth. One of the cool things about getting together with a bunch of people at the Scripting Guys booth is that I learn stuff. The conversations are great. Here is a case in point: Windows PowerShell MVP, Steve Murawski, stopped by the booth this morning...

First Morning of Ignite in Chicago

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about the first morning of Ignite conference in Chicago. It is 6:00 in the morning. I would say, "Oh dark thirty"—except it is earlier than that. The Scripting Wife and I headed downstairs from our conference hotel for the ride to the convention center. I expected it would take longer than the 15-minute...

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