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Prof. Powershell


Verbose Pipeline: Tell Me Everything

Get more information than you might have thought was available.

PowerShell Screen Buffer Size: Sometimes More Is Better

Here's how to handle command lines that are a lot longer than your display is set for.

Securing Secure Strings

In PowerShell, there are a number of cmdlets that work with something called a secure string. When you create a saved credential object, the password is stored as a secure string.

Eureka Moments in PowerShell

Spending time to play around with PowerShell can lead to some of the best hidden secrets.

A 'Tail' of Two Files

PowerShell has finally simplified the "tail" command line tool. Here's a look at how.

PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 3

In the final part of this PowerShell 3 series, we spotlight the New-WebServiceProxy cmdlet.



PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 2

In part 2 of this series, we take a look at cmdlet RestMethod.

PowerShell 3 Web of Wow, Part 1

PowerShell has cmdlets for working with Web resources, including those up in the cloud. Let's take a look in this first of a three-part series.

PowerShell 3's PSDrive Persistence

New to PowerShell 3: PSDrives that no longer disappear when you end a session. Now, this week's nifty trick.

Fun with PowerShell's Out-GridView

PowerShell 3 stretches out the features of older cmdlets. Out-Gridview is one example, which I show off in this week's tip.

Get Your PowerShell Object Properties In Order

PowerShell 3 deploys a new type adapter that will have you seeing hash table output in the order you want them to appear.

A Better View of PowerShell Help

Once you try the ShowWindow parameter in PowerShell 3's Get-Eventlog cmdlet, you'll turn less and less to Get-Help for that quick assist.

HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 3

Now that you're able to create HTML reports, how about doing something with it? Here's how to send it as an e-mail with the Send-MailMessage cmdlet.

HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 2

Let's customize those reports.

HTML Bits and Pieces, Part 1

Create a nice, formatted report via the ConvertTo-HTML cmdlet and a bit of formatting trickery to make the report easier on the eyes.

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