Richard and I talk to Ed Wilson, one of the Scripting Guys from Microsoft’s Script Center. Ed talks about the evolution of scripting, from batch files to VBScript to PowerShell. He digs into what folks need to know about scripting today and in the future.
Ed Wilson is one of the Microsoft Scripting Guys and a well-known scripting expert. He is a Microsoft-certified trainer who has delivered a popular Windows PowerShell workshop to Microsoft Premier Customers worldwide. He has written 8 books including 5 on Windows scripting, including: Windows PowerShell Scripting Guide, and Microsoft Windows PowerShell Step by Step both all published by Microsoft Press. He has also contributed to nearly a dozen other books, and is currently working on a PowerShell Best Practices book. Ed holds more than 20 industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Prior to coming to work for Microsoft he was a senior consultant for a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner where he specialized in Active Directory design and Exchange implementation. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, underwater photography, and SCUBA diving.