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Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell, Microsoft Certified Professional and an IT veteran with almost 25 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency.  He works today as an independent author, trainer and consultant.  Jeff is a contributing contributor to the Petri IT Knowledgebase as well as frequent speaker at technology conferences and user groups.  If he isn't writing,  Jeff is most likely recording training videos for companies like Pluralsight.

 

Jeff's latest books are Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches and PowerShell in Depth: An Administrators Guide.    

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Windows PowerShell MVP, AKA Prof. PowerShell Emeritus, Mr. Roboto
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IT trainer, author and consultant.
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Microsoft Windows Server, PowerShell, Scripting, Writing, Training
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The first post for #PSBlogWeek is up from @LazyWinAdm on standard vs advanced functions http://www.lazywinadmin.com/2015/03/standard-and-advanced-powershell.html
This post is part of the PowerShell Blogging Week series on Windows PowerShell Advanced Functions. You can follow this series on Twitter using the hashtag #PSBlogWeek. In this post, we'll discuss Standard and Advanced Functions and why you should write advanced functions.
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Do you limit yourself to a single cloud provider or do you use several? What is your rationale?
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"Dare to be gorgeous and unique. But don't ever be cryptic or otherwise unfathomable. Make it unforgettably great."
-- Robert J. Mical, Amiga Intuition Reference Manual, 1986

Still sounds like good advice, especially when it comes to PowerShell.
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I always learn something new from Darren.
 
Get confident in #GroupPolicy! Sign up for our #PluralsightLive webinar with Darren Mar-Elia: http://plrsig.ht/YZ7f
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I've been cleaning and re-organizing my home office. I love my books but it may be time to let some go. http://ow.ly/i/a0ZCD
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It's hard each OS had is pivotal features. Windows 2000 brought us Active Directory! It also prepared us for Y2K. I'll play taps on my kazoo. bury it deep!
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My Advanced #PowerShell #DSC course from +Pluralsight is now available! Covers topics like certificates, SMB and HTTP Pull servers and configuring Linux with DSC. I hope you'll let me know what you think.  http://bit.ly/PSDscAdv
This course covers using DSC in advanced scenarios, such as setting up and using a pull server. It is assumed the viewer has basic DSC and PowerShell knowledge
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As part of #PSBlogWeek I'm giving away a 30 day Pluralsight subscription. Follow me on twitter and enter at bit.ly/1ER3beO Watch for a related series of PowerShell blog articles from a number of PowerShell bloggers.
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“Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.”
― Joseph Campbell
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I must be subconsciously determined to break my Lenovo 10" tablet. I've dropped it several times onto very hard surfaces including ceramic tile. The worst that has happened is that a small piece of plastic chipped off around the power button.  Probably to be expected as the tablet hit the floor on that corner. Power button popped off but easy enough to pop back on.  Everything else still keeps going.

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New Friday Fun: Get Most Recent Files with #PowerShell http://bit.ly/1C55ygJ  I also do something interesting with parameter validation.
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I keep my most used functions in modules, which I call from scripts that are stored in a scripts folder. Every script has its own folder. Thanks for the tip on ParameterSet. I didn't know it was possible to generate your own error message. Great stuff! Keep it up! :)
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Awkward for him. https://youtu.be/j8Bc7eRTdWY
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I remember that. What a low blow! 
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