Microsoft Virtual Academy for IT Pros - Advanced Tools & Scripting with PowerShell 3.0



Advanced Tools & Scripting with PowerShell 3.0

Register today for day two of the PowerShell Jump Starts and find out how to turn your real time management and automation scripts into useful reusable tools and cmdlets. You’ll learn the best patterns and practices for building and maintaining tools, and you’ll pick up some special tips and tricks along the way from the architect and inventor of PowerShell, Distinguished Engineer Jeffrey Snover, and Senior Technologist at Concentrated Technology Jason Helmick.

Course Outline

   - Getting started with scripting
   - Scripts, functions and parameters
   - Writing help, error handling and debugging
   - Script and manifest modules
   - Tools and workflows

Instructor Team

Jeffrey Snover | Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect | @jsnover

Jeffrey Snover is a Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect for the Windows Server & System Center Division and is the inventor of Windows PowerShell, an object-based distributed automation engine, scripting language, and command line shell.
He is responsible for setting the long term technical vision for these products and running the technology planning for the releases. This involves ensuring the individual features combine to form a coherent customer solution that is robust, competitive and is in line with our long term architecture for industry wide initiatives, particularly in areas of datacenter management.

Jason Helmick | Senior Technologist | @theJasonHelmick

Jason is a 25-year IT veteran and Senior Technologist at Concentrated Technology. He’s an avid supporter of the PowerShell community as board member and CFO of PowerShell.Org. He is the author of ‘‘Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches’’ and contributing author to ‘‘PowerShell Deep Dives,’’ along with a columnist for TechNet Magazine and many other industry publications. He’s a frequent speaker at many conferences and can be contacted on Twitter.