As part of the PowerShell Bangalore User Group meet held yesterday, I had the chance to do my very first session. Although I was quite nervous, I was very excited to talk about PowerShell which is really close to me.
I presented about visualizing data using Microsoft Chart Controls. Most administrators understand the benefits of automation but many fail to showcase the benefits. This is where MS Chart Controls step-in. I believe a visual medium is the most effective way to drive a point; “a picture is worth a thousand words”.
Tagged with: Charting
, Data visualization
, Microsoft Chart Controls
Posted in PowerShell
Some additional modifications made to the original script to make the output more readable by formatting the table results with alternating colors for each row and process a list of users which are passed as a comma separated string.
I was reading about the REST API on Twitter and got to thinking if I could read the Twitter time line of a user, any user I was interested in directly from the console? The answer is yes. So, I quickly brewed a PowerShell script to read tweets of users.