PaperCut Blog

Don’t forget your wide format printers

If you’ve got a wide format printer (also known as a plotter) in your office, it’s probably playing a vital role in your day-to-day business.

Tracking wide format printers in PaperCut MF/NG is easy. It works in exactly the same way as the rest of your printers.

Powershell and the PaperCut MF/NG Health API

PaperCut MF/NG has a handy RESTful API that allows administrators to discover lots of useful information about the PaperCut MF/NF Application Server.

PowerShell helps glue all the data together with other APIs and sources of information.

3 boring sysadmin to-dos made easier with PaperCut

Being a sysadmin can be boring.

I’m talking boredom induced by daily tasks that just ooze tedium: validating backups, repairing file systems… You get the picture. It’s a hideous picture…

…but not with PaperCut. See how we make your everyday to-dos a lot more doable.

Handy PowerShell hacks for PaperCut MF/NG

PaperCutter Alec had a major life experience earlier this year – migrating from MacBook to a Windows 10 laptop.

The change led him to the mysterious wonders of PowerShell and .NET Core (as you do).

In this post, Alec shares his latest PowerShell discoveries.

NEW IN 19.1: Fantastic scripting powers and ways to use them

With Device Scripting joining print scripting, today’s PaperCut admin has unprecedented control over user printing behavior.

From conditional copier access to on-the-fly pricing, it’s about creating rules to improve how people go about printing.

Join me in exploring three scripts bound to be an excellent starting point for any workplace.

REVIEW: Melbourne Microsoft Insider Dev Tour

After many decades of using MacOS and Linux, I thought I’d broaden my horizons a little and take in this year’s Microsoft Insider Dev Tour.

This is the event where Microsoft pimps their developer tools and technical ecosystem to local (in my case Melbourne) developers.

So what did I find interesting?

PaperCut takes on Labman 2019

I took a trip to Labman 2019. These are my observations from the event.

They’re hard-hitting, controversial, sometimes a little weepy, even.

Make up your own mind, if you dare.

An introduction to the Pandoc document format tool

VALA – Libraries / Technology and the Future held their biannual tech camp in Melbourne, Australia recently.

There were lots of great sessions on using technology to manage and publish information. One such talk was by PaperCutter Alec Clews, speaking about the Pandoc text formatting tool.

Here’s that talk.

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