Up Next Joel Bennett talks about PowerShell v3 DLR and More!

10 04 2012

This week we’ve got Joel Bennett (@jaykul) coming on to the show to discuss a few of his favorite things and concerns about PowerShell v3. We also might convince the author of PoshCode to update us on that project–which is proudly hosting scripts for the 2012 Scripting Games!

Please join us Thursday April 12th at 9:30 pm EDT at our new live chat location live.powerscripting.net!

Episode 172 – vCenter Orchestrator

16 01 2012
A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.

In This Episode

Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we have a trio of guests from VMware on to talk about vCenter Orchestrator and its PowerShell plugin capability!


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Chatroom Buzz

[21:44:36] <mjl135> Isn’t Orchestrator free?

[21:47:11] <Josh_Atwell> ###talk about difference between install and appliance

[21:47:42] <Poshoholic> ## Windows WF 3.x or 4.0?

[21:49:38] <Josh_Atwell> #### I assume that if you are using the appliance you’ll need some other windows system to use the PowerShell module?

[21:50:01] <JHofferle> ## What directories should be excluded from Virus Scanning? I just started playing with it and McAfee is really beating up orchestrator.

[21:57:42] <Josh_Atwell> ### so the PowerShell plugin is intended to fill in gaps of the other plugins or designed to allow people to reuse their existing work?

[21:58:51] <VERN__> ## is vsphere doing the work or what component does the API connect to?

[22:07:51] <JHofferle> ## Can workflows be configured to run automatically when certain events occur?

[22:07:52] <mjl135> ## Are their built in work flows?

[22:09:08] <vnoob> ##### Is there anything at CES you guys are exciting about? 🙂

[22:11:25] <Josh_Atwell> ###is there a repository for people to go out and get workflows?

[22:14:12] <MarkDW> ## Is there any version control for workflows?

[22:15:26] <Josh_Atwell> ### so how do you test your workflows…is there a built in debugger?

[22:15:50] <MarkDW> ## Is there RBAC? Groups that can run workflows, design workflows, etc.

[22:18:33] <Poshoholic> ## Wait, but he didn’t answer the debugging part.

[22:20:51] <JHofferle> ## Are there workflows for managing View? Like Refresh/Recompose operations?

The Question

Thomas: Spider Man

Hemant: He-Man!

Alan: First PC – Commodore 64


UP Next: Show UI with Doug Finke, Joel Bennett and James Brundage

18 07 2011

On this week’s show (7/20/11 @ 9:30pm EST right here on Justin.tv!), we’ll be talking to Doug Finke, Joel Bennett and James Brundage to talk about their ShowUI module. Be sure to drop by the chatroom Wednesday so that you can post questions and interact with your fellow PowerShellers!

If you’re not able to join us live, but you have questions you’d like to see answered, please let us know! You can leave comments on this blog post and we’ll weave them into the conversation.

ShowUI: Write-UI -in PowerShell – Home

ShowUI is a PowerShell module to help build WPF user interfaces in script. ShowUI makes the complicated world of WPF easy to use in PowerShell. You can use ShowUI to write simple WPF gadgets, quick front ends for your scripts, components, and full applications.

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