An introduction to PowerShell functions, and reusable code

Ryan Coates
3:05-4:20, Ah Fong


Building on from my introduction to PowerShell session, Function and Form introduces you to PowerShell functions, and tapping into some of PowerShells built in capabilities to create flexible and reusable bits of code. PowerShell functions enable the creation of complex tools that can adapt to different environments while simple Form driven scripts can help users with limited scripting knowledge to easily run the tools you create We will walk through the process of taking a simple Hyper-V VM build script, turning it into a function for repeatable use and creating a wrapper around it for ease of use by non scripters

Presenter Bio

Ryan is the Azure Practice Lead at PCM, one of the nations largest resellers and heads up a team of Azure and Cloud platform resources across the nation. Always interested in 'the next best thing' Ryan has had a distinguished career as a Virtualization and Datacenter consultant prior to picking up the cloud mantle first with AWS and for the last five years focusing on Microsoft Azure Today Ryan drives DevOps practices into places they were never intended to be used, utilizing modern automation and testing frameworks to deliver a more professional and capable consulting practice. Also, Ryan likes beer.