Tag: The PowerShell Conference Book

Finish the year off helping others in the PowerShell Community

If you follow my blog, then I'm sure you're aware that earlier this year I embarked on a project to help others get started with PowerShell. I leveraged the contacts I'd made over the years in the PowerShell community and created a book with many of them, named "The PowerShell Conference Book". We all donated our time as 100% of the royalties go towards funding scholarships for the OnRamp track at the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit. So far, we've fully funded three scholarships ($4,000 Read more [...]

Book Sale! Save on my PowerShell 101 Book & The PowerShell Conference Book

There's never been a better time to purchase my PowerShell 101: The No-Nonsense Beginner’s Guide to PowerShell eBook. It's currently on sale for $4.99 using this link which automatically includes a coupon code that's good from now until the end of the year or for the first 50 redemptions, whichever comes first. Not sure whether or not this book is for you? Download the free sample which includes the first two chapters.
About the Book

Before PowerShell, I spent the first third of my career Read more [...]

The PowerShell Conference Book – It’s a Wrap!

First, I'd recommend reading my blog article "Announcing the PowerShell Conference Book" if you haven't.

In early May of this year (2018), I came up with the idea of what would become "The PowerShell Conference Book". On the evening of May 6th, I sent an email to Don Jones and Jeff Hicks asking what they thought and if they'd be interested in writing a chapter in the book. The next morning, I'd received positive responses from both of them, confirming that they would be interested in participating.

Leanpub Read more [...]

The PowerShell Conference Book is the Featured Book and the Number 1 Best Seller on Leanpub

By now, I'm sure you've heard about The PowerShell Conference Book. If not, see my previous blog article.

The PowerShell Conference Book is currently the featured book on Leanpub.

It's also the number one best seller on Leanpub.

And the top book on Leanpub.

The book was published last Friday, July 6th with nine of the thirty-three chapters and we've added an additional six chapters since then. I would like to thank everyone who has purchased the book so far. If you have a Read more [...]

Announcing the PowerShell Conference Book

A couple of months ago, I saw a tweet from Don Jones about how much it costs to sponsor one person for the OnRamp Scholarship Program. I replied wanting to know if the DevOps Collective had considered becoming part of the "Leanpub for Causes" program so that portions of an author's royalties could be donated to the program.

My initial thought was that I could donate a portion of the royalties from my PowerShell 101 book to the program. A few days later Don copied me in a tweet saying he had Read more [...]