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I will never forget working on this project late at night from coffee shops and
restaurants in Cambridge, Massachusetts back in the mid-2010s, all in preparation
for a package hosting migration project at work. Thanks for the memories,
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The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015-2017 Steven Peguero
Copyright (c) 2015-2020 Steven Peguero

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal

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# powerpkg

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`powerpkg` is a Windows-focused script that provides IT departments a standard framework for unattended software deployment packaging from within a corporate network.

Similar to Ansible and its playbook file functionality, `powerpkg` is accompanied and leveraged by a [configuration file](#package-file-packagexml) that can contain the necessary commands and verification processes to build a package and guarantee a seamless deployment to an end-user's workstation via a company's distribution tool of choice, whether it's Microsoft SCCM or Ivanti/LANDesk.
`powerpkg` is a portable package deployment orchestrator that allows Windows administrators to orchestrate software package installations with specific rules and exceptions directly from a target machine.

Similar to Ansible and its playbook functionality, `powerpkg` is controlled by a [configuration file](#package-file-packagexml) that can contain the necessary rules and exceptions to build a package and guarantee a seamless package deployment to an end-user machine via a company's distribution tool of choice, whether that choice is Microsoft SCCM or Ivanti/LANDesk.

*This project was proudly written in PowerShell.*

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