Last Thursday we hosted the tenth Dutch PowerShell User Group at Rabobank in Utrecht. It was another full day event starting at 9AM and finishing at 6PM. For this event, we had a diverse range of speakers and as a highlight we had Jakub Jareš visit our user group and giving two presentations on proper testing with Pester and Continuous Deployment for PowerShell.
Due to the enthusiasm of Ben van Zanten, Bartek Bielawski and Daniel Both we had three surprise speakers that added to our already full day of session. Our complete program of the day consisted of the following:
Continuous deployment pipeline for PowerShell modules
Fighting SQL Server Configuration Drift with Dynamic Pester Tests
Biggest mistakes when testing with Pester
Ralph Eckhard & Sven van Rijen
Keep up with NOW! Automate (re-)building your homelab – on steroids!
Ben van Zanten
Splatting and building new AD forests
The best tool for the job: Working with VScode and ISE
Bartek Bielawski & Daniel Both
Distributed configuration management and source control
I have uploaded all the materials I used during my presentation to my Events GitHub Repository, which is available here:
We would like to extend our thanks to our event sponsor, Rabobank for sponsoring us. The speakers and attendees alike for taking time out of their busy schedules to attend our meeting. To give you an impression of the event here are some pictures of the day:
Last weekend we gathered for yet another PowerShell Saturday, this time hosted in Amsterdam by IPsoft who generously provided us with the space to hold our meeting. This was the second time we organized the PowerShell Saturday event and it was nice to see that once again we had a great turnout. Not the least because of the great line up of speakers, during the event we had the following four speakers:
During the event we took a number of pictures to give you an impression of event:
Flynn Bundy presenting
Javy de Koning presenting
View from the building
Matthew Hodgkins presenting
View from the building
Irwin Strachan presenting
During the event Thierry Cailleau provided us with live reports of the content being presented including notes and links in our Slack channel, dupsug.slack.com. Feel free to join us there to catch up on the details of the day or if you have any questions regarding the content that was shared during PowerShell Saturday.
After a full morning and afternoon of presentations we continued on with the Open Stage, this is the section of the PowerShell Saturday where we will have room for several short presentations, the opportunity to share something interesting you have found out when working with PowerShell and a moment to discuss common issues. In which both me and Flynn shared some ideas on Docker and exporting PowerShell objects as binary streams.
For the full list of materials shared during the event and the open stage please refer to this overview of links:
Last week as DuPSUG we organized another Dutch PowerShell User Group meetup with no one less than the Microsoft Scripting guy presenting two sessions at our humble event. The event was sponsored by: Methos
During the event we had the following sessions and speakers: