Category Archives: Video

Video: Using Regular Expressions with PowerShell

Last Tuesday, guest speaker Timothy Warner presented a session for our user group on "Pattern Match Like a Pro: Using Regular Expressions with Windows PowerShell". Many Windows systems administrators are intimidated with regular expressions due to its seemingly strange, “Unixy” syntax. Take heart! By the end of this session, you’ll finally understand how to perform simple and advanced text filtering with RegEx, specifically by leveragine PowerShell’s -match operator and Select-String Read more [...]

Video: The Art of PowerShell Runspaces

Last Tuesday, PowerShell MVP Boe Prox presented an interesting session on "The Art of PowerShell Runspaces" for the September Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. PowerShell runspaces are a known but little documented area that can help to provide performance improvements in your scripts. Besides just using this for performance gains, you can use this to provide a snappier approach to building GUIs in PowerShell. This presentation will show you examples of using Runspaces, RunspacePools Read more [...]

Video: Conquering Azure and Office 365 with PowerShell

Last Tuesday, SharePoint MVP Todd Klindt presented a very entertaining session on “Conquering Azure and Office 365 with PowerShell” for the August 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available: Todd has been a professional computer nerd for over 20 years, specializing in SharePoint for the past 12 years. His love affair with SharePoint began one slow day at the office when he discovered SharePoint Team Services 1.0 on the Office XP CD Read more [...]

Video: Creating Object-Oriented Scripts using PowerShell Classes

Last Tuesday, PowerShell MVP Trevor Sullivan presented a session on “Creating Object-Oriented Scripts using PowerShell Classes” for the June 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available: Trevor Sullivan is an 11 year veteran in the IT industry, and a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Windows PowerShell automation. With 8 years of automation experience with PowerShell, and 3 years of experience Read more [...]

Video from the May 2015 MSPSUG Meeting: A Peek Inside the Poshoholic’s Toolbelt

Last Tuesday, Kirk Munro presented a session on "A Peek Inside the Poshoholic’s Toolbelt" for the May 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available: Kirk Munro is a Technical Product Manager at Provance Technologies, where he is helping build the next generation of Provance’s flagship IT Asset Management product, along with several smaller products such as the ScsmPx PowerShell module and the Auto-Close Work Item MP.  He is also an 8-time Read more [...]

Video from the February 2015 MSPSUG Meeting: Managing Software With PowerShell

Last Tuesday, Adam Bertram presented a session on Managing Software With PowerShell for the February 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available: A passion for automation and efficiency improvement led Adam to PowerShell. Adam’s been leveraging PowerShell to solve problems for 3+ years where he came from the batch and VBscript days previously. Adam has been in IT since 1998 focused mainly on Microsoft system administration. Find him Read more [...]

Video from the January 2015 MSPSUG Meeting: DSC in Practice

Last Tuesday, Matt Gohmann presented a session on Desired State Configuration in Practice for the January 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that awesome presentation is now available: Matt Gohmann, Deployment Analyst at Netgain Technology, a Healthcare Cloud provider reviews the components of DSC. Then shares how they’ve used it in production to automate provisioning client environments. Closing with lessons learned from authoring 20+ custom resources, additional Read more [...]

Video from the February 2014 MSPSUG Meeting & No Meeting this Month (May)

As I'm sure many of you are aware, Microsoft TechEd is this week in Houston, Texas so we're not planning on having a meeting since many of the people (including me) will be attending TechEd. Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group presented an awesome session about his PowerShell access control module back in February and we thought we would post that video today since we're not having a meeting and today would be the day that we would normally meet on. This Read more [...]