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  • Free PowerShell Scripting Series at MSDN

    Ed Tittel 12 Mar 2012
  • For those who don't already know, PowerShell is a scripting language that has been around since 2006 (the year before Windows Vista was introduced). Thus, when PowerShell 1.0 was released on ...

  • Windows 8: The Politics of Personalization

    Ed Tittel 09 Mar 2012
  • I really, really like Ed Bott's work, and his ongoing take on Windows 8 (he's doing a book on the upcoming platform, just like I am). I was struck by his great sense of style and perspective as I ...

  • Learning Windows 8: Hampered by "A la recherche du temps perdu"

    Ed Tittel 07 Mar 2012
  • As an undergraduate, I took Alan Sonnenfeld's fabulous class wherein we read Ulysses, The Magic Mountain, and the Marcel Proust book whose French title is in my blog title, usually translated as ...

  • Finding a way into Windows 8

    Ed Tittel 05 Mar 2012
  • I've been working with Windows operating systems since version 3.0 or thereabouts, starting in mid-1990. As I do the math, I'm stunned to realize that means it's been almost 22 years since first ...

  • Building the Windows 8-ready Desktop

    Ed Tittel 02 Mar 2012
  • OK, so yesterday was the day that I put together a brand-spanking new Windows 8 desktop system for my upcoming book Windows 8 in Depth (due out from Pearson in late October, 2012, or whenever ...

  • Here's the Win 8 Customer Preview!

    Ed Tittel 29 Feb 2012
  • The Building Windows 8 blog just posted an item entitled "Running the Customer Preview: system recommendations" a few minutes ago, but I'll be darned if I can find a download link for that software ...

  • MS Extends the Vista and Windows 7 Lifecycles on the Sly

    Ed Tittel 28 Feb 2012
  • My eyes literally bugged out when I read this item from Ed Bott's Report last week (February 20): "Microsoft quietly extends consumer support for Windows 7, Vista." Here's a snapshot for Windows 7 ...