Problem: Figuring out a cmdlet from its syntax can be overwhelming, especially for people new to PowerShell.
PS C:\> get-command get-process -syntax
Get-Process [[-Name] <string>] [-ComputerName <string>] [-Module] [-FileVersionInfo] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-Process -Id <int> [-ComputerName <string>] [-Module] [-FileVersionInfo] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-Process -InputObject <Process>
We are very excited to announce the availability of Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (Script Explorer) Beta 1. Script Explorer is an extension of the Windows PowerShell content and guidance experience, combining the vast amount of knowledge held in the community with resources that are available from Microsoft.
There is a famous quote often attributed to Jeffrey Snover, “IT Pros love and hate WMI. They love it because there is so much great stuff there. They hate it because it is complex to use”. Not to our surprise, most of the IT Pros and developers we talked to agree with this.