Monthly Archives: May 2010

Windows Netbooks: The Path to Low Cost Computing

  Author: James Floyd Kelly Publisher: Apress ISBN: 978-1-4302-2399-3 My usual three criteria for judging a book are: Is it technically accurate? Does deliver the material it claims to deliver? Is worth the cost of purchase and the time I … Continue reading

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PowerShell in Practice ebook deal

I know there isn’t much of today left but if you are quick its possible to get an ebook version of PowerShell in Practice for $15.  See the deal of the day at http://www.manning.com/

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Query me no more

One of the things I noticed in the recent Scripting Games was that a lot of the scripts would do things like this $query = "Select MaxClockSpeed from Win32_Processor"$proc = Get-WmiObject -Query $queryWrite-Host "Speed: " $proc.MaxClockSpeed Create a query to … Continue reading

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Quick ping

If you’ve used ping before you’ll know that it normally returns four replies from the target.  In PowerShell we have Test-Connection which does the same job. It also normally returns four replies. When I’m working with remote machines I often … Continue reading

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UG May 2010 Recording, Slides and demo

Thank you to everyone who joined the Live Meeting this evening. Hope you enjoyed the session on PowerShell events. The slides and demo files are available from http://cid-43cfa46a74cf3e96.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/PowerShell%20User%20Group/May%202010   The recording can be viewed on line View RecordingRecording Details    Subject: … Continue reading

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PowerShell UG reminder

  Next Live Meeting is Tuesday 18 May at 7.30pm BST Subject is PowerShell Jobs and Events Details of the Live Meeting from: http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardsiddaway/archive/2010/05/03/powershell-ug-may-2010.aspx

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hey ho hey ho its off to print we go

PowerShell in Practice will be going to the printers next week. Between now and 21 May 2010 you can get 40% off of PowerShell in Practice (and other Manning books that are in the final stages of production) Use promotional … Continue reading

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