Jeffery Hicks is an IT veteran with almost 25 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award in Windows PowerShell. He works today as an independent author, trainer and consultant. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications and is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and user groups. His latest book is PowerShell In Depth: An Administrator's Guide 2nd Ed.
Jeff Hicks's Recent Posts
If there is one cmdlet that confuses PowerShell beginners more than anything, it is Write-Host. Newcomers see commands like Write-Output, Write-Host, and if running PowerShell 5.0 Write-Information. Determining which one to use can be a bit overwhelming. So let me make it simple: For now you can ignore Write-Information.
We’ve come along way since we started this project on building a PowerShell hot fix reporting tool. We’ve wrapped up our functionality around the Get-Hotfix cmdlet. But there’s more to be done.
It’s time to dive deep into our series about how to build an advanced hotfix reporting tool and this time around, we provide assistance for those who have complex requirements.
Looking for an Advanced PowerShell HTML HotFix Report script? Jeff Hicks shows you how to make them.
If you are going to get anywhere with PowerShell you have to absolutely understand the concept of objects in the pipeline and in this post, Jeff Hicks breaks it down.
Looking to learn how to create simple PowerShell hotFix HTML reports? Jeff Hicks has you covered with a new tutorial that will help any IT Pro master this powerful feature.
Sometimes learning the thought process is just as important as language and syntax and in this post, we show you how to improve the hotfix report.
One of the features that both makes PowerShell so easy to use yet sometimes difficult to learn is its focus on objects; in this post Jeff Hicks introduces you to this feature.
PowerShell scripter Jeff Hicks starts a series of articles on building a hot fix reporting tool.
PowerShell trainer Jeff Hicks wraps up his look at operators with some special cases.
PowerShell expert Jeff Hicks is back with more helpful tips on working with PowerShell operators.
If you are going to use PowerShell, you’ll need to know how to operate it. Start with these common operators.
PowerShell expert Jeff Hicks provides an overview of introductory PowerShell terms to help you get acquainted with PowerShell.