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Prof. Powershell


Managing Scheduled Tasks, Part 3

Let's take one more look at the fun involved in managing tasks on an enterprise level.

Managing Scheduled Tasks, Part 2: Create A New Task

Last time, we looked at how ScheduledTasks works. This time, let's create a new scheduled task using -- wait for it -- New-ScheduledTask.

I'll Get to It Later: Managing Scheduled Tasks with PowerShell in Windows 8

Part 1 on managing scheduled tasks with the ScheduledTasks module in the upcoming PowerShell 3.

ForEach and Everyone

Whether you're using ForEach as a cmdlet or a construct, PowerShell will know what you mean.

5 Ways To Make PowerShell a Team Sport

My short list of suggestions for working with PowerShell in a team environment.

Overcoming the PowerShell Hurdle

The way to grasp all the complexity of PowerShell is to use it and take it one step at a time. At some point, a little PowerShell will go a long way in your IT career.



Show Me State: PowerShell 3.0's Show-Command Gets GUI

PowerShell 3.0 sports a cool new feature, the Show-Command cmdlet, which provides a graphical way of looking at all cmdlets and functions at your disposal. Here's a graphic look at it.

You Complete Me: PowerShell's Tab Completion Feature

PowerShell's tab completion feature saves lots of typing. In version 3, this features gets even better.

The PowerShell Way To Dissect Arrays, Hash Tables

This week's tips will have you peeking into data in arrays and hash tables in no time flat.

Getting Started with PowerShell 3.0

Baby-stepping into new PowerShell territory.

This Match Has No Equal: Comparison Operators

Working with the -eq, -match, and -like comparison operators in PowerShell.

There's a Module for That: Extending PowerShell's Commands

Don't just stick with the commands that Microsoft provides -- extend the commands in PowerShell.

How To Restart Computers Remotely via PowerShell

The trick is easy with the aptly named Restart-Computer

Can You Describe the Variable?

Variables already come with descriptions, but you can also provide more clarity to those descriptions as needed.

Modifying PrivateData for the Public Good

Revise error messages for maximum effect through the $host object's PrivateData property.

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