PrimalPad – Free Portable PowerShell Editor

March 31, 2009

SAPIEN Technologies has released a new FREE (for personal use) portable editor called PrimalPad. With PrimalPad you can edit PowerShell, VBScript, JScript and HTML files. The editor also support multi-tabbed environment, line numbers and color coding. The editor is a single EXE file, no need to install anything, just double click it and start editing your scripts. PrimalPad is available as x32 and x64 versions and can be downloaded HERE (registration needed).
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Upcoming webcast: Using Windows PowerShell with Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager (Level 300)

March 29, 2009

Event Overview Windows  PowerShell is likely to become the automation tool of choice. In this webcast, we provide examples of Windows PowerShell being used to perform common administration tasks in Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. We compare the two automation methods in detail, and we discuss some online community-focused PowerShell resources such as http://powershellcommunity.org. Presenters: Marco Shaw, Microsoft MVP, Independent;  Darin Pendergraft, PowerGUI Product Manager, Quest Software; and Peter Zerger, Consulting Partner, AKOS Technology Services, Inc. Start Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada),...
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Practical PowerShell video series

March 26, 2009

Idera has released a new Practical PowerShell video series on PowerShell.com. The 5-part video series, presented by PowerShell author and expert Don Jones, provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to automate key administrative tasks on a variety of Windows platforms using PowerShell. You can register for free and be notified when new videos become available simply by joining PowerShell.com. Part 1 of the series is already available: Getting to Know PowerShell
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Upcoming Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant

March 5, 2009

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, by William R. Stanek, is a portable guide for using Windows PowerShell to manage clients, servers, and network services. This practical, pocket sized reference helps you get more done in less time by delivering ready answers about using Windows PowerShell 2.0 to manage multiple clients and servers, and to perform bulk operations. The book is packed with hundreds of examples that show you how to run commands and write scripts without touching the graphical user interface and featuring easy-to-read tables, lists, and...
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