Category Archives: Professional

My take on the Verified Effective self-assessment.

In the latest PowerShell.org TechLetter, Don released a slimmed-down version of a retired scenario for the Verified Effective exam, which is offered at the PowerShell Summits. I decided to type up a solution for it and share my thought process. … Continue reading

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Career Updates

A few months ago, Don Jones made a post on his blog titled Don’t Get Stuck in Your Job. I didn’t want to say anything publicly at the time, but the story in that post came from me. Back in … Continue reading

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Learning to Apply Cryptography

Working on the ProtectedData module has been quite a learning experience for me. The purpose of that module is to provide an API for PowerShell scripters which can be just as simple to use as the Data Protection API – … Continue reading

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2014 European PowerShell Summit

The European PowerShell Summit, organized by PowerShell.org, will be in Amsterdam September 29 – October 1 2014 Continue reading

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Musings on “Clean Code” in PowerShell

Lately I’ve been reading Uncle Bob Martin’s Clean Code. For those who haven’t read it, the book focuses primarily on the tasks that a developer should go through after “getting the code working.” Specifically, the steps required to convert the … Continue reading

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Considering a career change (Software Development)

I’ve been an IT pro for about 13 years now. I’ve worked positions ranging from call centers to being responsible for global Active Directory infrastructure for a major financial institution. However, I’ve come to realize that this type of work … Continue reading

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MVP!

(No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke. 😉 ) This morning I learned that I’ve received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows PowerShell! Looking forward to getting a peek behind the curtain, as it were, once my access has been updated. … Continue reading

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