Embed a C# Program in a PowerShell Script

Advanced Event 8 of the 2011 Scripting Games was a beast. It was complex even before the requirement of writing a graphical user interface, and this event had the lowest number of submissions out of all the events. Many opted to use Sapien’s PrimalForms tool along with some community modules to handle the image manipulation. []

Webclient Caching with PowerShell

In Advanced Event 7 of the 2011 Microsoft Scripting Games, the goal was to map names to Twitter screen names. The information was to be gathered from the SQLSaturday site, but I wanted to add the functionality to query the actual Twitter API for more information. Much of the Twitter API functionality requires authentication through []

ScriptBlock Flexibility in PowerShell

I decided to start sharing some of my submissions for the 2011 Microsoft Scripting Games that received decent ratings. This is my entry for Advanced Event 3, where the idea was to create a script for event log gathering. The unique part is how a single scriptblock is invoked two different ways. I don’t know []

2011 Microsoft Scripting Games After Action Report

I had wanted to participate in last year’s 2010 Scripting Games, but I was so busy at work the games were half over before I had a chance to read the rules. I decided that no matter what, I was going to make time for the 2011 Scripting Games. I have been using PowerShell regularly []