A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.
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Today on the PowerScripting Podcast we have an awesome roundtable discussion with guests Jeffrey Snover, Keith Hill, Oisin Grehan, and Joel Bennett. We’ve also got news, tips, and some contest winners to announce.
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- VMware has released VMware Infrastructure Toolkit (for Windows) 1.0 Update 1 to address some performance issues that some users had encountered.
- Marco Shaw blogged about an upcoming V2 book that he co-authored – Windows PowerShell 2.0 Unleashed
- Jeff Hicks blogged that his Managing Active Directory with PowerShell book is in the last stages of editing and should be available soon
- Icomasoft has released VI PowerScripter
- Quest has announced the winners of sprint 1 of the PowerPack contest. You can read about the results on Dmitry’s blog.
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- Determine the Windows <domain> – microsoft.public.windows.powershell
- Richard Siddaway’s Blog: Date Display
Stuart H. writes:
“My observation is that the show is not really about learning Powershell anymore is it? It’s more a Powershell magazine now, with the interviews and prizes and all that jazz. When was the last time you reviewed a Powershell book? Holger Switzenbergers Powershell book came out and didn’t get a mention… Not a complaint though!! I LOVE IT the way it is but I’d quite like more Powershell instructional stuff too.”
- Congratulations to Stefan D, he won a copy of PrimalScript Enterprise for guessing Alex Riedel’s country of origin (Germany).
- Congrats also to Robbie F.