Running Universal Dashboard in a Docker Instance

Universal Dashboard Adam Driscoll the creator of the PowerShell Pro Tools for Visual Studio has created a new feature Universal Dashboard. The PowerShell Pro Tools Universal Dashboard PowerShell module allows for creation of web-based dashboards. The client and server side code for the dashboard is authored all PowerShell. Charts, monitors, tables and grids can easily…


Triggering Azure Automation Runbooks using the Azure ARM REST API

There are many ways to start an Azure Automation Runbook. You can start the Runbook from the Azure Portal, using PowerShell cmdlets or a Webhook. But you can also start a Runbook via a web request against the Azure ARM REST API


Using Azure Custom Script Extension to execute scripts on Azure VMs

With Azure Custom Script Extension you can download and execute scripts on Azure virtual machines. This extension is useful for post deployment configuration, software installation, or any other configuration / management task. Scripts can be downloaded from Azure storage or GitHub, or provided to the Azure portal at extension run time.


PSConf EU Summary Day 1

This week I attended the PowerShell Conference EU in Hannover in Germany and it was one of the best PowerShell conferences I attended until now. It started with the Agenda Competition for which I created an VSCode extension. How cool is that? I attended the following sessions during the 3 days at the PSConfEU conference:…


Sending messages to Microsoft Teams from Visual Studio Code

This week I released my first Visual Studio Code Extension for Microsoft Teams. Are you already using VScode for PowerShell script development or other coding? If not, now is the time to get started. You can find all the information to install and configure the Microsoft Teams Extension on the Market Place for VSCode. Download…