Best Practices for Designing PowerShell Functions

While not everyone will code the same, here are some of my go-to tips for creating functions.

Exploring Hyper-V with PowerShell

Extend virtual environments with these helpful cmdlets.

How To Configure PowerShell's Local Configuration Manager

With multiple ways to accomplish the task, here's how to know the right route to take based on the situation.

How To Implement Dynamic Parameters in Your PowerShell Functions

Choosing the correct input for your functions will save time and energy in the long run.

What I Like in PowerShell V5, Part 2: New Features

Microsoft's addition of classes and enhanced security features have helped to add to what is the best version of PowerShell.

How To Create PowerShell DSC Class-Based Resources

The latest version of PowerShell allows the resources to be built without crating schema MOF files.

What I Like in PowerShell V5, Part 1: Cmdlets

Here are some of the best new cmdlets that you might be missing out on.

Extending the Use of the PowerShell ISE

The ability to create and extend menus has been a huge quality of life improvement in the latest PowerShell version.

How To Use PowerShell To Write to the Event Log

Keeping close tabs on your script will help to identify potential future errors.

Microsoft Fixes Flawed Window 10 Update

Microsoft has apparently fixed the PowerShell problems caused by the latest Windows 10 update.

PowerShell Left Inoperable After Latest Windows 10 Update

The Aug. 23 update to Windows 10 breaks PowerShell and should be avoided at the moment, according to Microsoft.

Go Back To School with PowerShell Classes

Classes extends the usefulness of PowerShell for both admins and devs.

Understanding the Try/Catch Block in PowerShell

Try and catch blocks are designed to catch errors in your code, no matter the situation.

PowerShell Is Now Open Source, Mac and Linux Versions Available

Microsoft today announced that PowerShell has entered the open source community and versions for both Linux and Mac are now available.

Creating Your First Repository on GitHub

GitHub provides you an easy way to store and test your useful code.

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