Powershell better coding

I have seen some horrible bad coding in powershell in the past, well it´s probably my fault because I did not understand how to code correctly when I started to code, hehe, yes I´m making fun of my self. I took some codes that I was working with and I just wanted to show you how you can approach this in different ways. The problem I had in the past …

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Create users using CSV and Powershell

There have been a lot of questions on the internet about how to create users from csv so I wondered if I could just create a quick simple guide how to do this. First we need to decide what attributes we are going to implement into the CSV file, we need some required attributes such as First Name, Last Name, Display Name, Username and so on. You can run the …

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Powershell ISE vs Visual Studio Code

I have been using Powershell ISE for a long time and is very good software, it´s simple and not too much annoying stuff running in the background to be able to run the code you are writing. Microsoft has introduced Visual Studio Code which will also be available to write Powershell code, at the first start it was not specifically usable for powershell unless you would download extensions and it …

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Are IT Point&Click Admins turning into IT Developers

For the past twenty something years I have been in the IT industry and most commonly used the GUI as best practices to do administrative things and in some scenarios used VBScripts to be used map drives, printers and such things but never did any real development to automate, do things faster and more secure. Based on my experiences this approach by using GUI would more or less be different …

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