Posts Tagged "C#"

How I used PowerShell to download Channel9 recordings from events

SessionDownloader-PoSh
Previously I’ve written Session Downloader to get all (or selected) session recordings from events such as TechEd and Build. Before I wrote the app, I wrote scripts based in PowerShell for the same thing. Now, in time for the Connect() conference I’ve written a PowerShell module in C# that allows you...

New version of MDT Deployment Monitor – Now Windows 8.1 Compatible

Some time ago I developed a Modern App for Windows (Windows 8 App). I named in MDT Deployment Monitor and that is just what it does – it monitors MDT Deployments using the Monitoring feature in the MDT Workbench. Recently I’ve updated the code and made it Windows 8.1 compatible...

SDK released for ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Just a quick update this time, the SDK (Software Development Kit) for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has been released a while back. You can download the kit from the Microsoft Download site and read more about it on the MSDN site and, additionally see some samples at this site. If...

Shrink a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) in Windows Azure directly in the storage blob

A couple of days ago I help my college, Niklas Åkerlund, to complie a program from Maarten Balliauw that allows you to shrink the VHD file in Windows Azure directly in the storage blob online. In other words – with out the need to download the file. Maarten’s project is...

Session Download 0.4 (now with pptx support!)

Dieter Rauscher asked me on Twitter for support to download all slides and not _just_ the sessions. I hadn’t found a good way to find all sessions with available pptx files and hadn’t had the time to figure out a good way to do this. (Note, for all session videos...

Session Downloader 0.3

TechEd North America 2013 is here and so is my application for downloading all sessions from the awesome event.

CMDeploy version 0.1 (BETA)

Hi folks, As promised, here are the very first beta build of my Configration Manager extension. It enabled you to quickly create Active Directory group, collection as well as deploy an application to that newly created collection. Works for both devices as well as users.

Session Downloader v0.2 (MMS 2013)

So, I’ve spent some time experimenting with C# instead of PowerShell in order to get some more GUI features. Finally it’s time to release version 0.2 to the public. This is not by code but by idea a never “version” of my PowerShell script to download Microsoft Management Summit 2013 session...

Local toast notification is not displayed – app manifest entries not found

During the development of my Windows Store App “MDT Deployment Monitor” I’ve come to learn a great deal of knowledge in C# programming but also security and what’s new in Windows 8. I’ve come so far in the development of the app that I want to leverage the new technology...

MDT Deployment Monitor

During the last couple of weeks I’ve been quite busy on my latest two projects. First out in the Windows 8 App Store after certification is “MDT Deployment Monitor”. It’s a Windows 8 App that connects to a Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Deployment Share that has the Monitoring feature activated. You...

From PowerShell to C# cmdlet’s and beyond

During the last couple of weeks there haven’t been that many blog posts. But that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been busy. I’ve managed to take my newly acquired knowledge in C# into much greater projects. Some time ago my very first Windows 8 App were released into the Windows...

Howto write PowerShell Cmdlet in C# using Visual Studio 2012: Write Verbose Output

So we’ve come to the part when it’s time to learn how to write verbose output just like the feature “Write-Verbose” in normal PowerShell functions. Once again I continue my work on my first DLL. You can read part 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the blog. Here we use...

Howto start shell application from PowerShell cmdlet/function using C# in Visual Studio 2012

Once again, during a work for a bigger, much bigger, project I’ve developed a little feature that I thought I should share with you girls and boys. At Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 305369 I found what I used as a base for this coding exercise. I had the need of...

Howto write a PowerShell Cmdlet Function in c# using Visual Studio 2012: Step 3 – Parameters

Welcome to the third post in my little series of post on how to write PowerShell Cmdlets/functions in Csharp using Visual Studio 2012. This time we will take a look at using  parameters to get stuff done. A new verb I’ve talked about it before but didn’t show it back...

Howto write a PowerShell function or Cmdlet in C# using Visual Studio 2012: Step 2–Multiply functions in one DLL

I hope you liked my previous guide on how to write a PowerShell function/Cmdlet in C# using Visual Studio 2012. We’ll continue take a baby step towards some more advanced functions like using parameters. This time we’ll look at how to write two or more functions in one DLL. One...