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October 1, 2014  8:48 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – Wednesday afternoon

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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Tobias Weltner started the last part of the Summit with a session on AST – Abstract Syntax Tree - and the PowerShell parser. You can access the tokens used by the parser for instance to create a variable inventory. AST takes you beyond the parser tokens and enables to do wonderful things to...

October 1, 2014  3:19 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – Wednesday morning

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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The last morning started with me covering OMI (WMI) and DSC on Linux. OMI can be set up but wed need more classes; DSC on Linux works in push mode and integrates very nicely with DSC for Windows.   The second session consisted of Lee Holmes and Jim Truher introducing the Await module...


October 1, 2014  2:31 AM

Quotes from the Summit

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Two quotes that stuck in my mind for the future of IT:   “DSC is last chance for click next admins”   “If you can just click you’re not a professional


September 30, 2014  8:30 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe – Tuesday afternoon

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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Mike Pfeiffer kicked off the afternoon talking about DSC in the AWS cloud.  Using DSC to bootstrap new machines and configuration scripts to complete configuration. This works in push mode but pull servers being experimented with.   Second session was Jim Truher, a founder member of the...


September 30, 2014  4:42 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2015

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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No not a typo. We, at PowerShell.org, will be repeating the European Summit next year. Location hasn’t been finalised but will be Northern Europe.  The Summit will occur at about the same time of year.  Look to PowerShell.org later in the year for more information. We are hoping to be able to...


September 30, 2014  3:33 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe – Tuesday morning

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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After a very successful DSC hackathon on Monday evening we reconvened on Tuesday morning with Steve Murawski delivering his second session on DSC. A brief discussion on devops lead into looking at DSC configurations:

  • Configuration names can’t be hyphenated
  • Circular...


September 29, 2014  8:39 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014–Monday afternoon

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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  Mike Pfeiffer started the Monday afternoon session with a demonstration of using PowerShell to manage Amazon Web Services.   Dan Harman, from the PowerShell team, followed with PowerShell Repositories Unleashed. Oneget is a software package manager Oneget has PowerShell...


September 29, 2014  5:15 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014–Monday morrning

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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The Summit started with a walk through the Monad Manifesto by Jeffrey Snover. This covered the history of PowerShell, where it came from, why it came about and the features introduced with the subsequent versions.   A few highlights:

  • DSC is a huge area and will...


September 28, 2014  3:43 PM

And the Summit begins

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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The PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 began unofficially this eveing with an informal gathering for drinks and converstation – no prizes for guessing the main topic of conversation!!   One of the greatest things about these Summits is the ability to talk to other people about what they are...


September 23, 2014  2:01 PM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – final agenda

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
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The final agenda for the PowerShell Summit is available at http://eventmgr.azurewebsites.net/event/home/PSEU14   Circumstances beyond the control of...


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