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A PowerShell Cross-Platform Challenge

As PowerShell 7 draws near, built on the successes of PowerShell Core, you will be asked to create PowerShell tools that work cross-platform. Or you may be asked to create a PowerShell tool to run on a non-Windows platform. Your command should still be centered on writing objects to the pipeline. Even if the source …

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Building More PowerShell

The Chairman hopes that people have been working on the recent set of challenges. They were designed to meet the needs of all skill levels. The Chairman does not want IT Pros and PowerShell fans to think these challenges are only for advanced and experienced people. You can’t become advanced and experienced without using PowerShell. …

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A PowerShell Scripting Challenge for Everyone

Hopefully, everyone has had an opportunity to work on the previously posted beginner challenge. For those of you with a bit more experience, it was probably an easy task. Now that you have a solution that you can run at a PowerShell prompt, your next challenge will build from it. The basic challenge is to …

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PowerShell Beginners Have to Start Somewhere

As promised, the Chairman is offering up the following challenge for PowerShell beginners. Get all files in a given folder including subfolders and display a result that shows the total number of files, the total size of all files, the average file size, the computer name, and the date when you ran the command. This …

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A PowerShell Cryptogram

The Chairman is back with another challenge, this one probably more on the harder end. Although once you get your head around how to solve it, you’ll probably find it pretty easy. Your challenge is to solve a cryptogram like this, presumably using PowerShell. Inside this string block is a hidden message. To solve or …

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Let the PowerShell Challenges Begin

The Chairman has decided that it is in the best interests of his Iron Scripters, and those that wish to attain that valued designation,  that training continue year-round. To that end, he has commissioned a series of PowerShell challenges. These challenges will range in complexity and be tagged accordingly. Although,  you are encouraged to try …

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Are You Worthy of the Dark Faction?

Recently the Chairman posted a challenge from the Dark Faction. However the Dark Faction is not satisfied. They have delivered another challenge for those of you who wish to prove your worthiness as an Iron Scripter. The Dark Faction often shares code among its members. You are challenged to develop a set of tools that …

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A Challenge from the Dark Faction

The annual PowerShell Summit is fast approaching and at this late hour a challenge has been delivered from the Dark Faction to those who feel they are worthy of the title “Iron Scripter”. They doubt your skill and resolve. The Dark Faction scripts in the shadows and has always felt they are the true champions. …

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