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Ep. 39, RTFM with Steven Judd


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Steven JuddInfrastructure engineer at TenstreetBlog

Aired November 21, 2022 | 119 min

We welcome our first returning guest, Steven Judd! Steven talks about the process of turning a command into a function and how PowerShell provides value each step of the way. Then, he convinces Jordan that regex is powerful and shares some tips for using it more. We also learn about living off the land, how solving a problem helps you understand the technology you're creating a solution for, and the three most important PowerShell commands. All this and more in this wisdom-infused episode.

Meet our guest

Steven Judd

Steven Judd is an IT pro with over 30 years in the industry, recently serving as a Windows systems engineer at Meta before transitioning to an infrastructure engineer role at Tenstreet. He has been using PowerShell since 2010 and contributed to The PowerShell Conference Book: Volume 3 and Modern IT Automation with PowerShell. In addition, he codeveloped a custom training program for PowerShell and occassionally presents at PowerShell user groups.

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Meet the hosts

Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Jordan Hammond

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Jordan Hammond spent years as an exchange server administrator. One day, it dawned on him that he could automate many of those mundane tasks using PowerShell. And just like that, his journey into PowerShell began. Jordan has spent the past several years working at PDQ perfecting his automation and PowerShell skills.

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