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Let Sleeping VBScript Scripts Lie

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about when to replace a VBScript script and when not to. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the really awesome things about the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago this year was the chance to talk to literally thousands of people who stopped by the Scripting Guys booth on ...

PowerShell Mini-Scripting Games 2014: Answer 3

Summary: Here is the answer to Problem 3 in Windows PowerShell Mini-Scripting Games 2014. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today it is time to look at Problem 3. Last week, I posted the complete Problem 3 description and task outline. Problem 3 synopsis One of your teammates wrote a script that runs against a select subgroup of ...

2014 Winter PowerShell Scripting Games Wrap Up #6

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, wraps up the 2014 Winter Scripting Games and talks about parameter validation. Weekend Scripter: Parameter Validation Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I'm playing with my new Surface Pro 2 device. It came with a year of free Skype and two years of 200 GB storage on ...

2014 Winter PowerShell Scripting Games Wrap Up #5

Summary: Microsoft Scripting guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell Switch statement to clean up script in a wrap up of the 2014 Winter Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I have been busy planning our trip to Houston for the 2014 North American TechEd Conference. The Scripting...

2014 Winter PowerShell Scripting Games Wrap Up #4

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his Scripting Games 2014 wrap up with a discussion of error and verbose message streams. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Things are starting to settle down here in the scripting household. Windows PowerShell Saturday #007 was a rousing success in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

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