PowerShell resources: Tip of the Day

Have a look at the RSS feed available from http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tips/

There are some good ideas in the tips and if nothing else it will get you thinking about PowerShell

PowerShell and WMI forum

I will be moderating a new forum for PowerShell on powershell.com  http://powershell.com/cs/forums/217.aspx

The forum is slanted towards PowerShell and WMI but happy to take questions on any aspect of PowerShell

MVP renewal

I had a nice email today renewing my MVP award for the next year.  Many thanks to Microsoft for the award – its a great honour.

The PowerShell community has really grown in the last 12 month. Be very interesting to see where we can take it in the next 12


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Half million

This blog’s page view counter went through the half million mark over night.  Thank you to everyone who takes the time to read and comment.


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TechEd Online Bloggers

One of the innovations at TechEd thsi year was a blog aggregator.  It is still going at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/events/teched/cc531163.aspx

The bloggers that contribute are a really good cross-section of the IT Community.  The current list of contributors can be found at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/events/teched/cc512825.aspx 

You should recognise a number of the names.

One of the good things is that Microsoft staff including PSS engineers are contributing as well.

An RSS feed is available from http://teched.indepthtalk.net/Feed.rss

Very strongly recommended


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TechEd bloggers

Check out what the TechEd bloggers are saying - http://www.microsoft.com/emea/teched2008/itpro/community/default.aspx


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MMMUG September


From Nathan - MMMUG leader

Here are the details of our September MMMUG meeting.

This event will be held in London at the MSFT offices in Cardinal Place near Victoria.

This month we have a exciting session led by John Stewart-Murray from Dialogic. John will be introducing telephony to us as IT Pros. We will cover useful terms and then look at common scenarios which you may encounter.

We will then also look at how telephony is becoming integrated into the Exchange world by talking about how the telephony world operates with the Exchange UM role.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday 10th September.

To sign up and for more information see the link below:



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Microsoft Virtualisation User Group

The MVUG has formed in the UK by Patrick Lownds and Mathew Millers.  Its web site is http://www.mvug.co.uk/

First meeting is 24 September in London.  Details on the web site.

This is the group if you are interested in Hyper-V or application virtualisation.


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Lincolnshire Microsoft Developers User Group

A new user group is forming in the UK - based in Lincolnshire it is a Microsoft Developers User Group.  If you are interested sign up at http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/LMSDev/ 

The focus is on .NET development, including C#, ASP.NET, VB, PowerShell and upcoming developments. We also cover Sharepoint, Silverlight, SQL Server, embedded and mobile development, tools such as Visual Studio, Sharepoint Office Designer, Expression Blend and any other technology in the Microsoft sphere. Membership and participation in the list is welcomed from students, educators, companies or individuals involved in development from any location worldwide.

You might even see me there  :-)


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Blog Mirror

This blog is now mirrored on http://msmvps.com/blogs/RichardSiddaway/Default.aspx  Evidently spaces.live.com is blocked by some firewalls so the blogs cannot be accessed.  msmvps.com should be accessible.




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