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Use PowerShell to Download and Install DSC Resource Kit

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, writes a Windows PowerShell script to download and install the Desired State Configuration Resource Kit. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to talk a little bit about downloading and installing the latest wave of the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) ...

Use PowerShell to Translate Airport Code to City Name

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and a web service to translate an airport code to a city name. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One thing that I have never really understood is the relationships between airport codes and the airport name. Now, some of them make sense. CLT for ...

Using the Live REST API with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu talks about using the Live REST API with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Once again we have Chris Wu with us. For previous posts from Chris, see the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog. Take it away Chris… In this post, we will show off some miscellaneous tasks that are enabled by ...

Use PowerShell to Work with SkyDrive for Powerful Automation

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu, talks about creating powerful automation scenarios by using Windows PowerShell and SkyDrive. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Chris Wu is back with us today. I will let Chris dive right in… On the Microsoft Download Center, you can download Live SDK v5.3, which contains APIs and a great deal...