Summary: The Honorary Scripting Guys for 2014 are announced.
Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have been pretty busy, with missing work because of my ear surgery and the holidays and all, so I enlisted the help of the Scripting Wife, Teresa, to write the latest Honorary Scripting Guys post. I gave her the names and she did the rest. So here's Teresa…
You know that I do not try to hide things about myself nor do I try to embellish my qualities—I am what I am. I have strong points and weak points. Writing is not one of my strong points and repetition is one of the most useless things all around, in my opinion. So I am going to start by snagging some of Ed’s words from two years ago and reuse them:
What does it take to become an official Honorary Scripting Guy? It takes an extreme commitment to the scripting community, a remarkable dedication helping to spread the good word about Windows PowerShell, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in producing exceptional content. To read more about the Honorary Scripting Guys, see:
- 2011: Honorary Scripting Guys Announced
- 2012: Announcing the 2012 Honorary Scripting Guys
- 2013: Announcing the 2013 Honorary Scripting Guys
Which brings us up-to-date. Now without much delay, I am happy to introduce you to three new Honorary Scripting Guys:
- Ian Farr
- Ashley McGlone
- Gary Siepser
Here is a little more information about the new Honorary Scripting Guys. If you click the link on their names, it will take you to their Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts.
Ashley is a premier field engineer (PFE) for Microsoft. He started writing code on a Commodore VIC20 in 1982, and he has been hooked ever since. Today he specializes in Active Directory and Windows PowerShell, and he helps Microsoft Premier Customers reach their full potential through risk assessments and workshops. Ashley’s favorite workshop to teach is Windows PowerShell Essentials, and his TechNet blog focuses on real-world solutions for Active Directory by using Windows PowerShell.
Blog: Goatee PFE
Gary is a senior premier field engineer for Microsoft, specializing in everything PowerShell. These days, he teaches several Windows PowerShell classes to Microsoft customers. Check out Microsoft Premier Support Services to learn more.
Ed also gave me a list of previous Honorary Scripting Guy recipients who have made a significant contribution to the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog in 2014. If they were not already Honorary Scripting Guys, they would be!
Thanks to all the guest bloggers.
I invite you to follow me on Twitter and Facebook. If you have any questions, send email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post your questions on the Official Scripting Guys Forum. See you tomorrow. Until then, peace.
Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy