A feature that had been in high demand, native local account management, is finally in PowerShell.
The process is similar to creating any plain text file in PowerShell -- but with a few twists.
Breakpoints will help in narrowing down where your code has failed.
While I've shown you the basics of testing your code in Pester in a previous column, here's how I take those fundamentals to actual code.
Keeping in mind that your code will eventually need to pass the Pester test will help when finalizing your scripts.
This automation of a commonly practiced task will end up saving you quite some time in the long run.
Dot-sourcing allows you keep everything modular when adding additional scripts.
Learning how an array stores an object will help in using them in your code.
When testing multiple scenarios to a single test, try this option.
Uploading your modules to the gallery will help with distribution headaches and allow for valuable feedback to come your way.
You can be up and running with Microsoft's VS Code with the installation of a few PowerShell-specific extensions.
Here's a few ways to control legacy command-line utilities in PowerShell.
Instead of injecting your own code, Pester makes it easy to run setup and teardown tasks when creating new PowerShell scripts.
Learning this handy technique will also allow you to add timers to different types of tasks.
Dot-sourcing allows for you to keep your functions modular.