Monthly Archives: April 2010

Scripting Games Comments II

With Event 5 now available http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/30/2010-scripting-games-advanced-event-5.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/30/2010-scripting-games-beginner-event-5.aspx we have reached half way. This event is concerned with retrieving information about the hardware in a machine.  The retrieval is straight forward so this would a good time to go to town … Continue reading

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Scripting Games Comments I

I’m going to produce a few general posts with comments about the scripts I’ve seen.  Some specific points I’ll save until after the Games as they may affect the way you write your entries. The Events in this years Games … Continue reading

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Scripting Games Event 4 Scenario

The Games continue at a break neck pace with event 4 available as well   http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/29/2010-scripting-games-beginner-event-4.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/29/2010-scripting-games-advanced-event-4.aspx   In this one we get to play with environmental variables.    The deadline for Event 1 is looming as that event closes … Continue reading

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A couple of PowerShell thoughts

I’ve been looking at a lot of scripts over the last few days and a couple of thoughts occurred while judging.  These have nothing to do with the Scripting Games but are more concerned with PowerShell in general. Write-Host is … Continue reading

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Scripting Games Event 3 Scenario

And event 3 is now available http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/28/2010-scripting-games-beginner-event-3.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/28/2010-scripting-games-advanced-event-3.aspx This is all about creating files and adding content. Think about loops

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Scripting Games Event 2 Scenario

Event 2 is now available.  http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/27/2010-scripting-games-beginner-event-2.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/27/2010-scripting-games-advanced-event-2.aspx This one I’ll be looking at closely as I wrote the guest commentary for it – look for it when the event is closed

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Scripting Games Event 1 Scenario

The Scripting Games have started with Event 1 officially open. For the beginners section http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/04/26/2010-scripting-games-beginner-event-1-updating-and-creating-registry-keys.aspx You need to check a registry key exists, create it if not, & update it with the date & time of the check   For … Continue reading

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