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Ep. 82, Exploring PowerShell, Braid, and beyond with Bruce Payette


Aired September 11, 2023 | 73 min

We sit down with one of PowerShell's creators, Bruce Payette, to discuss key design principles that spurred PowerShell's success. We also talk about Bruce's influential book, Windows PowerShell in Action, and Braid, his intriguing new programming language.

Meet our guest

Bruce Payette

Bruce Payette is one of the founding members of the Windows PowerShell team. He co-designed the PowerShell language and authored the PowerShell language implementation.

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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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