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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Solving the Dark Faction’s PowerShell Transport Challenge

    Before the most recent PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit, the Dark Faction issued a second challenge. Certainly, working code that produces the desired results is important. But equally important is […]

  • Solving the Dark Faction’s PowerShell Challenge

    Not too long ago the Dark Faction posted a challenge for those of you who felt worthy to call yourself an Iron Scripter.  Now that this year’s Iron Scripter battle […]

  • A Flawless Victory for 2019

    The 2019 Iron Scripter Battle is complete and Faction Flawless has been declared the victor! This year’s battle, part of the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit as usual, went down […]

  • Iron Scripter 2019 Battle Challenge

    Background Scenario Your organization needs to deploy IIS based web servers on demand and in a timely manner. To that end, you need to develop an automation process. The process […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Another Validation Solution for Prequel Challenge 4

    The other day the Chairman shared a possible solution for prequel challenge #4. In his enthusiasm for PowerShell and automation, he jumped the gun on the next challenge which was […]