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PowerShell Team May 2020 Update
Previously, I published a blog on our investments plans during the PowerShell 7.1 release timeframe. We've made progress across many of those investments with more work ahead of us. PowerShell 7.1 preview 3 We are now able to ship simultaneously with each new .NET 5 preview release! This means that you can start leveraging new capabil
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PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 3
PowerShellGet 3.0 preview 3 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. The focus of this release is the -RequiredResource parameter for Install-PSResource which now allows for json, hashtable, or .json files as input. For a full list of the issues addressed by this release please refer to this GitHub project. Note: For background infor
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PowerShell 7 Video Series
As a part of our PowerShell 7 release, the PowerShell Team put together a series of videos explaining and demoing aspects of the release. The intent of these videos was for User Groups to host events celebrating and discussing PowerShell 7, however, in light of the current guidance against group gatherings, we have decided to make these videos
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PSScriptAnalyzer (PSSA) 1.19.0 has been released
TL;DR; (Too Long; Didn't Read) This new minor version brings 5 new rules, the formatter is much faster and other enhancements and fixes. You can get it from the PSGallery here. At the same time the PowerShell extension for VS Code has released a new preview version. This ships with this new version of PSSA so that you can also take advantage
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PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 2
PowerShellGet 3.0 preview 2 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. The focus of this release is the Install-PSResource parameter, error messages, and warnings. For a full list of the issues addressed by this release please refer to this GitHub project. Note: For background information on PowerShellGet 3.0 please refer to the blog
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PowerShell Gallery TLS Support
Summary To provide the best-in-class encryption to our customers, the PowerShell Gallery has deprecated Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 as of April 2020. The Microsoft TLS 1.0 implementation has no known security vulnerabilities. But because of the potential for future protocol downgrade attacks and other TLS vulnerabilit
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Depending on the right PowerShell NuGet package in your .NET project
Alongside the pwsh executable packages published with each PowerShell release, the PowerShell team also maintain several NuGet packages that are available on NuGet to allow targeting PowerShell as an API platform in .NET. As a .NET application that both provides APIs and expects to load .NET libraries implementing its own (binary module
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PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 1
We are excited to announce that our first preview release of PowerShellGet 3.0 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. This is a major update to PowerShell's experience for discovering, installing, updating and publishing PowerShell resources like modules, DSC resources, role capabilities and scripts. This was first proposed in RFC PR
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PowerShell 7.1 Team Investments and Preview.1 Release
The PowerShell 7 release marks a huge milestone for PowerShell, the community, and the team! Today we released the first preview for PowerShell 7.1! This release includes a number of changes that did not make it in time for the 7.0 release. It also includes .NET 5 preview 1! The PowerShell team is not resting on our laurels and are c
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Secret Management Preview 2 Release
Note this blog post is the third in a series on the releases of this module: We are excited to release a second preview of the Secret Management Module. Thanks to the tremendous feedback we received from the first preview release of this module, you will notice a number of breaking changes to the module. This release is still a pr