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Practical PowerShell Part 4: Output Formatting

The journey from a single-line command to a useable tool continues.

Practical PowerShell Part 3: Create Custom Objects Quickly

In the third lesson, Prof. PowerShell shows you how to properly use the ForEach enumerator.

Practical PowerShell Part 2: Property Value

This week Prof. PowerShell shows you how to retrieve dynamic property values.

Practical PowerShell Part 1: 1-Line Commands

Before you can run, you have to learn to walk.

Import CSV Cleanup into PowerShell

Here's a quick way to import a CSV file without the need to heavily edit it for compatibility.

Function Junction: Running Functions with PowerShell Remote

Here's how to launch a function when you're not physically at the intended system.



Creating EXE Aliases in PowerShell

Here's how to create an alias in PowerShell to save time.

PowerShell PSDrive In

Here are a few tricks that you can use in conjunction with a PSDrive.

Provide and Prosper: A Look at PowerShell Providers

Here's a rundown of what's important to remember when dealing with SharePoint providers and what you can ignore.

'Just Enough Administration' PowerShell Security Controls Previewed at TechEd

This week at Microsoft's TechEd conference, the company showed off the new PowerShell-based server protection scheme for IT pros called "Just Enough Administration" (JEA).

Perfect PowerShell Properties Part 3: Custom Formatting

Here's how to jump through the complicated hoops to update format data in PowerShell.

Perfect PowerShell Properties Part 2: History

Here's how to check to see how long it's been since a custom property has been modified.

Perfect PowerShell Properties Part 1: Management Info

Here's how to pull up PowerShell reports for your own use and for others.

PowerShell Help Line

Prof. Powershell demonstrates how to easily pull up the most-recent cmdlet help online in a PowerShell window.

PowerShell Script Browser 1.0 Released

Microsoft's Script Browser 1.0, an add-in search tool that works with PowerShell's integrated scripting environment, was released by Microsoft last week.

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