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Creating HTML reports with PowerShell


Creating HTML reports with PowerShell

Creating HTML reports on one hand is almost brain-dead easy in PowerShell. But using it with style takes a little more work. Wouldn't you like to add a little pizzazz to your HTML reports that you create in PowerShell. In this session I'll offer some tips and tricks for creating great looking, or at least better looking, HTML reports including stylized alternate rows and embedded graphics.

Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell, Microsoft Certified Trainer and an IT veteran with over 20 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He works today as an independent author, trainer and consultant. Jeff writes the popular Prof. PowerShell column for, is a regular contributor to the Petri IT Knowledgebase, 4SysOps and the Altaro Hyper-V blog, as well as frequent speaker at technology conferences and user groups. If he isn't writing, Jeff is most likely recording training videos for companies like TrainSignal or hanging out in the forums at Jeff's latest books are Learn PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches and PowerShell in Depth: An Administrators Guide. You can keep up with Jeff at his blog , on Twitter at and on Google Plus (http:/



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