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At the Microsoft Script Center, we are dedicated to the system administrator scripters of the world whom we teach how to use Windows PowerShell to reduce time spent performing mundane tasks.


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Check out this awesome video filmed at TechEd 2014 and produced by Windows PowerShell MVP Sean Kearney: Scripting Cmdlet Style. As a bonus, learn a special scripting hand sign!


  • Writing and Other Disasters intensive workshop
    July 12, 2014; Rock Hill, South Carolina

    At this all-day event about various aspects of writing, Ed will make two presentations: "The 7 Secrets to Success as a Technical Writer" and "Blog Essentials: The 5 Must-Haves."

Check out Project Siena!

Hey scripters, check out the new Windows app-building tool from Microsoft— Project Siena—that will help you build custom Windows apps in a flash.

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PowerTip: Find Information About ErrorActionPreference
Summary: Find information, beyond the basics, for the Windows PowerShell variable ErrorActionPreference. How can I use Windows PowerShell to see info... More >
Wednesday, Jul 9
Handling Errors the PowerShell Way
Summary: Trevor Sullivan talks about handling errors in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have guest blogger a... More >
Wednesday, Jul 9
PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Locate the Help File You Need
Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to find the Help file you need. How can I figure out the exact name of the Help file that I am looking f... More >
Tuesday, Jul 8
Getting to Know ForEach and ForEach-Object
Summary: Learn the differences between ForEach and ForEach-Object in Windows PowerShell. Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Boe Prox, ... More >
Tuesday, Jul 8
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