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Ep. 95, Code in action: Embracing hands-on learning with Jeff Hicks


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Aired December 11, 2023 | 66 min

Jeff Hicks leads a dynamic discussion on the benefits of hands-on learning with PowerShell, emphasizing learning by doing. Jeff presents a scripting challenge to the community, encouraging active participation. The episode showcases outstanding community blogs covering PowerShell performance testing, web scraping, and module development. Jeff shares insights into his remarkable modules, and the hosts explore noteworthy community projects.

Meet our guest

Jeff Hicks

Jeff Hicks, an IT veteran with 30+ years specializing in Microsoft server technologies, focuses on automation and efficiency. A multi-year Microsoft MVP Award recipient, he now works independently as an author, teacher, and consultant. Jeff has global experience teaching PowerShell and automation to IT pros. He's a Pluralsight author and has authored or co-authored books and articles for various publications. He frequently speaks at tech conferences and is involved in 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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