Automation/Scripting


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.

How To Upload a Module to the PowerShell Gallery

Got a module that you're especially proud of? Share it with others.

All Errors in PowerShell Are Not Created Equal

Here's how to identify and fix terminating and non-terminating issues that might pop up.

Finding Pending Updates Using PowerShell

Get a clear list of what Windows updates have been downloaded, but haven't been applied in an environment.

PowerShell Basics: Working with Arrays

Mastering arrays will massively improve your quality of life when it comes to PowerShell.

Writing PowerShell Code for Performance

The cmdlet Measure-Command will test and evaluate your code to make sure it's as optimal as can be.

Finding Pending Updates Using PowerShell

For environments with strict policies, here's how to make sure your servers are always up to date.

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