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It’s Computer Science Education Week, and as part of an effort to expand participation in computer science education, Code.org is encouraging students to use the resources they’ve provided to learn an hour of code.
Sysadmin day is finally here! Give yourself a break, and a laugh, with some of our favorite responses to our “All I want for Sysadmin Day” contest so far.
One of TrainSignal’s very own IT guys put together his top list of software tools that get him through the many tasks often thrown at sysadmins. Check out these resources to make your life a little easier.
You did not just say that! Keep your sysadmin happy on Sysadmin Day, and every other day, by not saying these 10 awful things.
The life of a sysadmin gets hectic and overwhelming amid day to day tasks. The next time you step up to the plate to help a coworker resolve an issue, think of these images to give yourself a moment of clarity.
Celebrate System Administrator Appreciation Day with TrainSignal. We’re dedicating the week to all of our favorite sysadmins and hosting a contest. Check out this post to see how you can enter to win a year of free training!
All week we’ve been collecting your PowerShell scripts that accomplish some unusual or off-the-wall task. Jeff finishes the week with a script that has absolutely no redeeming production value but sure is fun.
PowerShell MVP Jeff Hicks walks you through another wacky way to use PowerShell for something completely unrelated to your job. Read his submission and then send us yours for a chance to win free training!
Reading emails the old-fashioned way is soooo 2012. Why go through the trouble of opening Outlook and reading each one yourself when you can write PowerShell code to do that for you? To take part in Jeff Hicks’ Off-the-Wall PowerShell Challenge, which kicked off on the TrainSignal blog yesterday, Nick Sinclair submitted code that does just that. [...]
PowerShell is a terrific interactive management console that can help you get “real” work done everyday. But what wacky ways do you use PowerShell? Do you feed the dog using it? Order a pizza? We want you to tell us your fun, “non-production” uses for PowerShell. Submit your code today for a chance to win a free year of training!
To celebrate the launch of his new course, PowerShell v3 New Features, Microsoft PowerShell MVP Jeff Hicks challenged TrainSignal readers to solve PowerShell puzzles throughout the week. He wrapped up the contest on Friday with this question: Using PowerShell, decode the secret phrase hidden in this string. Participants who had answered correctly on the first [...]
To celebrate the launch of his new course, PowerShell v3 New Features, Microsoft PowerShell MVP Jeff Hicks is challenging TrainSignal readers to solve PowerShell puzzles all week long. If you missed Days 1 and 2, it’s not too late to participate to win daily prizes. Read more about the contest here, and see below for [...]
Microsoft PowerShell MVP Jeff Hicks attempts to stump TrainSignal readers with PowerShell puzzles for a chance to win prizes.
Every year the TS team dresses up to eat treats and play pranks on Halloween. Vote for what you think is the best Halloween costume and you could win a prize pack full of TrainSignal gear, including a free training course of your choice!
We’re grateful to all our customers and readers for helping make TrainSignal one of the best resources out there for IT training and knowledge! We want to keep showing our thanks and gratitude with more prize giveaways, fun contests, and quality content to help you learn.
UPDATE: If you haven’t signed up to win a free trip to VMware VMworld, Microsoft TechEd, Citrix Synergy, or Cisco Live 2013 yet, you’re running out of time! Our 10th Anniversary Giveaway ends this Sunday at 11:59 p.m., so make sure to enter ASAP in order to win.
The Microsoft MVP Program is running promotion on YouTube where anybody in the Microsoft community can submit video tips on products, features, apps — anything that helps solve a problem or scenario — for chances to win Dell laptops. Check out the entry guidelines and start creating Microsoft video tips of your own.
Don’t have the funds to attend VMworld 2012? Greg Stuart from vDestination.com has you covered with a contest that will pay for your airfare, hotel and conference pass so you can attend VMworld 2012 for free! Learn more and enter today!
Are you addicted to computer shortcuts, tips and tricks? Then Priceless Computer Tips at Your Fingertips is a book for you. It will help you work smarter and get more done. See how you can win a copy signed by the author!
Join PowerShell MVPs Hal Rotenberg and Jeff Hicks this Thursday, December 22nd for a live PowerScripting podcast on PowerShell fundamentals and using PowerShell with Windows Server 2008.