PowerShell – Gateway to Enterprise Automation

Daniel St. Jean will show you how automating a few basic IT tasks with PowerShell can quickly lead you down the path to enterprise-wide automation. Learn how PowerShell can free your schedule of tedious server maintenance tasks and how, with a little help from JAMS Scheduler’s custom cmdlets, it can bolster your workflows with cross-platform […]

Continue reading 

 

 
 

Learning to Control Arguments

In order to take the jump from scripter to script developer, you need to start writing reusable scripts that work under varying circumstances and by different people. The first step in doing this is to build parameters into your script that allow control of what kind of input, or arguments, someone can apply. This session […]

Continue reading 

 

 
 

MAT4Shift – the Inside Story

In this session learn how three people were able to revolutionize Hypervisor mobility in 48 Hours. Microsoft recently released the Migration Automation Toolkit Powered by Project Shift. In this session learn how PowerShell made this all possible. From virtual discovery to network automation utilizing a common framework, and standard tools the team was able to […]

Continue reading 

 

 
 

Iron Scripter!

The Scripting Games are a great way to flex your PowerShell muscles and learn new scripting techniques, but you don’t have to wait until the next community games for another chance to learn and have fun. Come to the Iron Scripter! competition. Put PowerShell to work solving a real-world problem, submit your script for judging, […]

Continue reading 

 

 
 

Creating a PowerShell cmdlet in Visual Studio

This session is part of a module being created for internal consumption by the PFE group as we ramp up individuals from IT Pro to Developer. We will have a quick first look at Visual Studio, Object Oriented coding, and more specifically at using the PSCmdlet namespace to create custom cmdlet’s that we can use […]

Continue reading