Meeting Announcement for March 26th, 2015

Posted by Lido Paglia on March 14, 2015

We’re really excited to announce our special meeting coming up on Thursday, March 26th. Joining us in person will be PowerShell MVPs The Scripting Wife, Teresa Wilson, as well as Steven Murawski of Chef Software. While we may have other special guests drop by Steven will be presenting a talk on PowerShell Desired State Configuration, ‘Intermediate DSC – Building DSC Resources’. If you’re in the Philadelphia area and interested in PowerShell you do not want to miss this special meeting!

Intermediate DSC – Building DSC Resources

While there are a lot of DSC Resources out in the wild now, you’ll likely still have a need to create a custom resource. We’ll dive into how we can use our existing PowerShell skills to develop DSC resources. After that, we’ll touch on some more advanced patterns for ensuring proper operation of our DSC Resources – including testing DSC resources with Pester.

More about Steven:

Steven Murawski is a Community Manager for Chef (the automation platform for the new IT) and a Microsoft MVP in PowerShell. Steven is a co-host of the Ops All The Things podcast.

Steven also helps run two local user groups, the Greater Milwaukee IT Pro User Community and the Greater Milwaukee Script Club. He speaks regularly to local user groups and can be found at various conferences.

You can follow Steven on Twitter or subscribe to his blog.

More about Teresa:

Teresa Wilson is a Windows PowerShell MVP. She is married to the Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson and started learning Windows PowerShell in 2010 for the Scripting Games. She thought it would be fun and maybe would encourage others to learn PowerShell also. In her free time she is an avid reader and loves to visit with others in the PowerShell community. She is the booking agent for the guests on the PowerScripting Podcast and can usually be found hanging out in the chatroom on Thursday evenings.

You can follow Teresa on Twitter and check out her posts on the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog.

Please register if you plan to attend in person or to receive the meeting URL to join us remotely.

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