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Converting Text to Speech with Azure Cognitive Services and PowerShell

Thanks to the AI features in Microsoft's cloud, text-to-speech technology can render more realistic results than ever.

Managing Azure Cognitive Service Accounts with PowerShell

Here's how to start taking advantage of Microsoft's suite of artificial intelligence APIs.

Understanding PowerShell Scriptblocks

Scriptblocks are a ubiquitous part of PowerShell and are a construct that every PowerShell developer should understand.

Microsoft Debuts Open Source Windows Terminal, Linux Kernels for Windows

Microsoft made some key open source-related announcements at its Build conference this week, including the debut of Windows Terminal, an open source command-line console for Windows 10 that consolidates multiple tools.

How To Monitor a Windows Folder for New Files

Events happen regularly on a typical Windows computer. It's important for administrators to keep tabs on these events, especially if they affect sensitive information or mission-critical processes.

Microsoft Releases PowerShell Module for Teams

The Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module reached the "general availability" stage this week, enabling IT pros to create and delete teams, and other such operations.

How To Create a Simple Pester Test Report in HTML

You can force Pester to return output in XML rather than via the console. Here's how.

Windows Zero-Day Flaw Exploits PowerShell

A newly reported zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2019-0859) discovered by Kaspersky Lab this week uses PowerShell to attack Windows systems.

Managing Arrays in PowerShell

How to read, add and modify array elements -- with a few curve balls along the way.

Next PowerShell Core Version Will Just Be Called 'PowerShell 7'

Windows PowerShell will soon be replaced by a new Core product called "PowerShell 7," Microsoft announced last week.

How To Query and Parse a REST API with PowerShell

Adam takes a close look at the Invoke-WebRequest and Invoke-RestMethod commands.

How To Work with Environment Variables in PowerShell

Windows environment variables give system administrators access to a plethora of information about the operating system. Here are some ways to manage them.

Enumerate File Shares on a Remote Windows PC with PowerShell

Here's how to quickly figure out what file shares exist on a remote computer, as well as what information is configured on them.

How To Get Notified When a User Is Added to Active Directory

Adam walks through how to proactively monitor an AD group for changes and execute a PowerShell script to take action when that happens.

Using Robocopy To Transfer Files

The GUI is fine if you're only moving a few files, but for larger and more complex migrations, this built-in Windows utility is the way to go.

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