MSPSUG September 8, 2020 Virtual Meeting: Git from the PowerShell Prompt

For our September 8, 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Alec Clews will be presenting “Git from the PowerShell Prompt” at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Folks in the IT department use and manage text files of various types all day, every day. For example .ps1 and .psm1 scripts, data of various types (such as config settings stored in JSON or CSV files), and so on. Keeping track of changes, looking back at old revisions, and creating special purpose versions can be unmanageable Read more [...]

MSPSUG August 25, 2020 Virtual Meeting: Open Discussion

On August 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm Mountain Time, the Mississippi PowerShell User Group will be hosting an Open Discussion. It's the fourth Tuesday of the month, and that means it's time for our monthly Open Discussion meeting! This is an informal discussion about all things PowerShell, and everyone is invited to participate. If you have a particular topic that you would like to discuss, just contact us at our Twitter account to let us know, and we'll add it to the agenda (posted below). If you can't Read more [...]

Video: Containers – You Better Get on Board – PowerShell Edition!

Back in August, Anthony Nocentino presented a session on “Containers - You Better Get on Board - PowerShell Edition!” for our August 11, 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/yNt0QKXCaqc Anthony is the Founder and President of Centino Systems as well as a Pluralsight Author and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Linux Expert, and Corporate Problem Solver. Anthony designs solutions, deploys the technology, and provides Read more [...]

MSPSUG August 2020 Virtual Meeting: Containers – You Better Get on Board – PowerShell Edition!

For our August 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “Containers - You Better Get on Board - PowerShell Edition!” on Tuesday, August 11th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Containers are taking over, changing the way systems are developed and deployed…and that’s NOT hyperbole. Just imagine if you could deploy SQL Server or even your whole application stack in just minutes. You can do that, leveraging containers! In this session, we’ll get you Read more [...]

Open Discussion Meetings Starting in August 2020

For the longest time, the Mississippi PowerShell User Group has run on a fairly consistent meeting cadence of one meeting per month. This has worked well, but we feel that there we can do more to support the PowerShell community. This is why, starting in August 2020, we will be adding an open discussion meeting that will occur on the fourth Tuesday of each month, at 7:30pm Mountain time. The reason for this change is based on an observed trend. Generally, we only get a few minutes before and after Read more [...]

Video: Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function

Back in July, Steven Judd presented a session on “Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function” for our July 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/rmEZebNs3X4 Steven Judd is a 25+ year IT Pro and currently a Digital Security Analyst at Devon Energy Corporation with an emphasis on DevOps and cloud-focused solutions and infrastructure. He has been using PowerShell since 2010 and co-developed Read more [...]

MSPSUG July 2020 Virtual Meeting: Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function

For our July 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting Steven Judd will be presenting “Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function” on Tuesday, July 14th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Learning PowerShell is a progression where you learn a skill and add it to what you have learned before. The clever design of the language allows you to naturally progress from entering commands at the console, to writing scripts, to writing functions, to writing modules and beyond. Wait? Read more [...]

Video: Jumping into Windows Terminal

Back in May, Jeff Hicks presented a session on “Jumping into Windows Terminal” for our May 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/jWpYK2Nd4dg Jeffery Hicks is an IT veteran with almost 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis on automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He Read more [...]