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PowerBreakfast SG #01

Singapore PowerShell User Group

Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

PowerBreakfast SG #01

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The Singapore PowerShell User Group would like to announce the launch of PowerBreakfast! This is a new meeting format that we are running for the community. It will not replace PowerShell Saturday which will continue to run every quarter (next PowerShell Saturday event will be Saturday May 24th, full details coming by April 28th 2014).
For more information on Power Breakfast please read the FAQ.

First Power Breakfast : Saturday 3rd May, 8:30am
To launch our first event we have special guests Microsoft Scripting Guy (Hey, Scripting Guy!) Ed Wilson and Scripting Wife Teresa Wilson!

Write Modules not Scripts - Ed Wilson
Learn how to get the most from Windows PowerShell by learning a simple five-step method to transform your Windows PowerShell code into a highly reusable module. This presentation is a live demo that begins with a single line of Windows PowerShell code, transforms the code into a function, adds comment based help to the function, and converts it into a module. Next, the installation and discovery of Windows PowerShell modules is covered, as is updating the module and creating a Windows PowerShell module manifest.

The rewards of Community Contribution - Teresa Wilson
Teresa is a long term contributor to the PowerShell Community and has recently been recognized as a PowerShell MVP. We'll have a chat with Teresa who will share some of the ways she has contributed to the community without being a speaker, resulting in receiving the prestigious Microsoft award. If you've ever had a question for @scriptingwife this is your chance to ask  Teresa directly about her PowerShell journey and the ways you can contribute to your community if Presenting is not your thing.


What is Power Breakfast?
Power Breakfast is an event held every 4-6 weeks by the PowerShell User Group. It runs on a Saturday morning from 8:30am until a latest of 10:30am depending on content.

Why was this time chosen?
We were looking for a way to engage more regularly with the community without becoming too disruptive to their work or family life. We feel that Saturday breakfast time works well for this typos of event because whether you join in person or on Lync, the event is over by mid-morning and you can continue with your regular day. Also, we have a number of International MVP's and community speakers that we will be able to connect the group with based on how this time overlaps with other time zones, increasing your direct exposure to experts around the world.

Where is it held?
This event will be available by Lync but the leads will also be at the Microsoft office, you are welcome to attend in person also if you prefer.

Should I join by Lync or in person?
It is entirely up to you. If you join via Lync there is the benefit of being able to join from wherever you are, whether this is at home or work you will not miss the content. You might choose to join in person if you need somewhere quiet and there are no other alternatives! You might like to interact with other group members and the leads for some informal technology discussion and perhaps some brunch after the session is over. It's a good way to connect.

What do I need to join via Lync?
This event has full audio and video via Lync, therefore you must have the full client installed on your machine to get the full benefit of this session. Lync Client is a free download from Microsoft or respective App Stores for all platforms. You can find Lync clients for your platform here.

How will I hear about this event in future?
As a member of our Distribution List you will get every notification to this email address. It is important to make sure our email address is on your safe senders list. If you have friends and colleagues who would like to sign up to our List they can do so here.
In addition, all of our events are published on our EventBrite page.

Have questions about PowerBreakfast SG #01? Contact Singapore PowerShell User Group


Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

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Singapore PowerShell User Group

We are a non-profit IT User Group meeting regularly at Microsoft Singapore, we aim to bring together IT Pro's for them to increase their knowledge and skills with Windows PowerShell.

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Please note: Our PowerShell Saturday and PowerShell for Beginners events are transitioning to MeetUp.Com - find details at


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