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  • Blog Post: The 2014 PowerShell Community Predictions

    Summary : Honorary Scripting Guy and PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, makes his Windows PowerShell community predictions for 2014. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I invited Don Jones , Windows PowerShell MVP and Honorary Scripting Guy, to write some predictions for 2014. And now, here’s...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! How Do I Use WMI with Windows PowerShell to Query More Than One Piece of Information?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been trying to get on the Windows PowerShell bandwagon as I feel it is essential to my career as a network administrator who works in the Windows world. At first, it seemed to be confusing, but now I am starting to get it. I am still stuck when it comes to working with Windows...
  • Blog Post: New Year’s PowerShell Predictions for 2013

    Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP (and honorary Scripting Guy) Don Jones makes his Windows PowerShell predictions for the New Year. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. A couple of years ago, I had this bright idea—I would make Windows PowerShell predictions for the New Year...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games Start April 22!

    Summary : Announcing the Windows PowerShell 2013 Scripting Games, which begin April 22, 2013. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Don Jones is with us today from the offices of PowerShell.org . Tell us what you know about the 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games, Don… The Games...
  • Blog Post: Beginner Practice for 2013 Scripting Games

    Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have Don Jones, from www.powershell.org and a practice event for the Beginner category of the 2013 Scripting Games. This is a practice event . You will not submit this event to the actual Scripting Games, and no official judging will be available...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Multihop Remoting

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVPs, Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, discuss how to enable multihop remoting in Windows PowerShell 3.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tonight is our Windows PowerShell User Group meeting in Charlotte, NC, I will be making a presentation about using Windows...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell Invoke-Command for Remoting

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, talks about using the Invoke-Command cmdlet for remoting. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. I am really excited about the idea I had for this week, and I hope you will be too. I asked Candace Gillhoolley at Manning Press about posting...
  • Blog Post: Advanced Practice for 2013 Scripting Games

    Summary : Prepare for the Advanced category of the 2013 Scripting Games with this practice event. Instead of a PowerTip today, we bring you Don Jones from www.powershell.org and the practice event. This is a practice event . You will not submit this event to the actual Scripting Games, and no...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! A Scripting Overview of Windows PowerShell 2.0 (Part 2)

    (Note: Today's Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post is an edited excerpt from a forthcoming SAPIEN Press book authored by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks. Don has published more than 30 books about IT pro topics; you can also find him in TechNet Magazine , on ScriptingAnswers.com, and on concentratedtech.com. Jeffery...
  • Blog Post: Do One Thing and Do It Well

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVPs, Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, talk about a fundamental tool design consideration. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week we will not have our usual PowerTip . Instead we have excerpts from seven books from Manning Press. In addition, each blog will...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: What’s up with the Windows PowerShell Summit?

    Summary: Guest blogger and PowerShell MVP Don Jones talks about the Windows PowerShell summit. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife has signed up and sent her money in for the Windows PowerShell Summit coming up in April 2013. She is helping out behind the scenes, as is...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! How About a 2010 Scripting Games Recap from One of the Judges?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! How about a brief recap from one of the judges of the 2010 Scripting Games? -- SW Hello SW, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I am glad you asked. We have just such a recap from Don Jones, expert commentator and judge for the 2010 Scripting Games. Don, take it away…...
  • Blog Post: Introducing PowerShell.Org

    Summary: Guest blogger Don Jones, PowerShell MVP, talks about PowerShell.org. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I was thinking about the PowerShell Summit and contacted PowerShell MVP Don Jones to ask him for a blog post to share information about PowerShell.org and what exciting things...
  • Blog Post: Scope in Action

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVPs, Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, talk about the impact of Windows PowerShell scope when creating tools. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week we will not have our usual PowerTip . Instead we have excerpts from seven books from Manning Press. In addition...
  • Blog Post: Use the Pipeline to Create Robust PowerShell Functions

    Summary : Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, shows how to use the pipeline to create robust reusable functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Don Jones. Don Jones is a Windows PowerShell MVP Award recipient, and he is one of the world’s...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell in Depth: Part 1

    Summary : In today’s blog, we have an excerpt from an upcoming book by Don Jones, Richard Siddaway, and Jeffery Hicks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today and tomorrow we have a special treat for you. Candace Gillhoolley, from Manning Publications, sent me an excerpt from the...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: First Peek at the 2013 Scripting Games

    Summary: Guest blogger and PowerShell MVP Don Jones talks about the 2013 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One final conversation with PowerShell MVP Don Jones was about the 2013 Scripting Games. As I have mentioned recently, the Scripting Games will be run by the community...
  • Blog Post: Working with XML

    Summary : Windows PowerShell MVPs, Don Jones, Richard Siddaway, and Jeffrey Hicks share excerpts from their new book . Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week we will not have our usual PowerTip . Instead we have excerpts from seven books from Manning Press. In addition, each blog will...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide

    Summary : The 2013 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide is posted today. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Don Jones from PowerShell.org is back with us today with the 2013 Scripting Games Competitor’s Guide. Take it away, Don… Welcome to...
  • Blog Post: Why PowerShell Uses Objects

    Summary : Microsoft PowerShell MVPs, Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, show the flexibility and the power of Windows PowerShell objects. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week we will not have our usual PowerTip . Instead we have excerpts from seven books from Manning Press. In addition...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! A Scripting Overview of Windows PowerShell 2.0 (Part 1)

    (Note: Today's Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post is an edited excerpt from a forthcoming SAPIEN Press book authored by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks. Don has published more than 30 books about IT pro topics; you can also find him in TechNet Magazine , on ScriptingAnswers.com, and on concentratedtech.com. Jeffery...
  • Blog Post: Digging into PowerShell Remote Authentication

    Summary: Guest blogger Windows PowerShell MVP Don Jones talks about remote Windows PowerShell authentication. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I have a special treat for you. Windows PowerShell MVP Don Jones just had a new book released for publication and we have a sample from...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell in Depth: Part 2

    Summary : In today’s blog, we continue our excerpt from the upcoming book by Don Jones, Richard Siddaway, and Jeffery Hicks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday, we posted PowerShell in Depth : Part 1 , an excerpt provided by Candace Gillhoolley from Manning Publications....