December 21, 2009
For a limited time, Microsoft is offering the download of First Look: Microsoft Office 2010 (10.5 MB), by Katherine Murray. Click here to download Office 2010 BETA. Hurry up and get your copy today.
December 7, 2009
In case you haven’t heard already, PowerShell 2.0 is RTM’d. It’s now a part of a package called Windows Management Framework (Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0 and BITS 4.0). Windows Management Framework is available for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 (On Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 v2.0 is installed by default).
So, if you’re still using v1 or (for god’s sake) any of the CTP versions, you can download v2.0 HERE.
December 5, 2009
Quest announced the winners of its PowerPack Challenge 2009. Check out the great PowerPacks submitted by the participants, they are available on PowerGUI.org. You’ll probably find a pack that solves a challenge you face in your environment. The winners are: Most Active Participant - Adam Murray - IIS7 Powerpack Second Most Active Participant - Shannon Ma - NetPoint PowerPack for Windows Management Best PowerPack - Alan Renouf - Virtu-Al.Net VMware Virtual Infrastructure / vSphere scripts Honorable Mention:...
SAPIEN Technologies has released their Windows PowerShell v.1 TFM eBook (18.4 MB), by Don Jones and Jeff Hicks, as a FREE download on their community tools page, !. The book was one of the first PowerShell books on the market and is a great resource to learn PowerShell.
The second PowerShell book in the TFM series,Windows PowerShell v.2 TFM, covers all the new features and technologies of PowerShell v2.0 and can be pre-ordered.