The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 5: On the Fly

Part 5 will continue to focus on fine-tuning your custom PowerShell tool.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 4: Fine-Tuning Functions

Part 4 takes the function created last time and adds a validation attribute.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 3: Forging the Functional Tool

This week's lesson build's on part 2's explanation of PowerShell functions to show how they can work for you.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 2: Functions

Here's how to forge your reusable tools.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 1: Forging the Basic Weapons

In the first part of this' six-part series, Jeff shows you how to use PowerShell from the console.

XML Marks the Spot Part 3: Nested Objects

In the final column discussing XML conversion in PowerShell, Jeffrey walks you through converting nested objects to XML.

XML Marks the Spot Part 2: Capturing Serialized Data

Part 2 shows how to convert and retrieve XML data without losing the hierarchical format.

XML Marks the Spot Part 1: Conversion

In the first part of a three-part series, Jeffrey walks through converting XML files in PowerShell.

PowerShell Name Duplicates: When Commands Collide

Jeffrey Hicks shows you what to do when you have two commands with the same name.

PowerShell for Lync Online Now Available

Microsoft announced the release of a module that enables Lync Online management via PowerShell scripting commands.

PowerShell Tip: Utilizing the –As Operator

Here's how to get PowerShell to treat an object or command as a different object or command.

PowerShell Anger Management

Here's how to make those warning messages in PowerShell more visually appealing.

Extending the Reach of ForEach in PowerShell

Here's how to make the ForEach command work for you.

'Casting' an Object Spell in PowerShell

One handy PowerShell trick is to tell the engine to treat something as a particular type of object.

Fanfare for the Common Parameter Part 4: Outbuffer

There is one more common parameter you might need or want to use to control this buffering behavior. It is called –Outbuffer.

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