A look at the open source PowerShell v6

PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway takes a look at the differences between PowerShell v6 and Windows PowerShell 5.1, including use cases, resources and what’s to come now that it’s open source.


Developer and administrator tools for Microsoft Azure

Christos Matskas takes a look at Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI 2.0, Visual Studio Code and Azure Cloud Shell, detailing the pros and cons of each so that you can decide whether the tools are right for you.


Effective cost saving in Azure without moving to PaaS

Recently we were asked if we could help a company to reduce the costs of their infrastructure in Microsoft Azure. They were wanting to move rapidly, so working on a plan to re-architect their system to make use of the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features that Azure provides wasn’t a viable option – we had to find another way.

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TechNet Pod #2 – The Linux One

The TechNet Pod is a monthly podcast that rounds up everything that’s been happening on Microsoft UK’s technical channels, including TechNet UK, @MSDevUK and @TechNetUK. This month, we talk Linux in our interview with Matt Saunders and Jack Moore, two co-organisers of London DevOps.


Writing Your First PowerShell Script

PowerShell intro
PowerShell intro

In today’s article Michael Sammels is going to show you how to write your first PowerShell script. This is just an example script, and doesn’t even begin to tip the iceberg – but we will get to the more advanced stuff later on. For now, we will start with the basic items, and work our…

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PowerShell classes

PowerShell Classes
PowerShell Classes

In this in-depth article, Richard Siddaway will introduce you to PowerShell classes, and how they can be used as part of a PowerShell module.

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Watch TechDays Online September 2016 on-demand

TechDays Online
TechDays Online

Microsoft UK TechDays Online 2016 took place a few days ago, with over 5000 attendees over 5 days. We have picked out some of the best sessions we recommend you shouldn’t miss…