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Play by Play: PowerShell from Idea to Action with Don Jones and Jeff Hicks

by Don Jones and Jeff Hicks

Learn how PowerShell gurus Don Jones and Jeff Hicks approach solving a problem with PowerShell.

What you'll learn

In this live Play by Play, PowerShell MVPs and experts Don Jones and Hicks discuss and demonstrate their approaches to using PowerShell. Very often, a problem or task is presented to an IT Pro and while PowerShell seems like a viable solution, where do they begin? Do they run a few interactive commands? Should they take the time to write a script or a series of advanced functions? When is a PowerShell workflow the right solution? How does DSC fit into the picture? Don and Jeff will explore all of these decision points and offer plenty of practical advice and guidance and they'll do it by tackling a task they've never done before, so that you can see the exact process they use.

About the authors

Don Jones' broad IT experience comes from 20 years in the business, with a strong focus on Microsoft server technologies. He's the author of more than 45 technology books, including titles on administration and software development, and writes monthly columns for the industry's leading periodicals. He's an in-demand speaker at technical conferences and symposia worldwide, and is widely recognized as one of the top trainers in the Microsoft sector.

Jeffery Hicks is a veteran IT Pro with 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works today as an independent author, teacher, and consultant. He has been creating Pluralsight content for over 10 years. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, and speaks frequently at technology confer... more

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