We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 10 DSC resource modules including 3 new resources. In these past 6 weeks, 60 pull requests have been merged and 58 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community!
At BUILD 2017, we announced the preview of Azure Cloud Shell supporting the Bash shell. We are adding PowerShell support to Azure Cloud Shell, which gives you a choice of shell to get work done.
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For those of you who are using or planning to update the Windows 10 Creators Update, we want to make you aware of some issues that we have discovered in DSC. The following scenario is an issue in this release:
In PowerShell ISE,
Today we are extremely excited to announce that the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code has reached version 1.0! We are shipping this update to line up with the PowerShell Core 6.0 Beta.1 release to provide the official PowerShell development experience for all supported platforms:
Windows 7 through 10 with PowerShell v3 and higher
Linux with PowerShell v6 (all PowerShell-supported distributions)
macOS and OS X with PowerShell v6
We’ve been working hard over the last year and a half to put together a first-class development experience for PowerShell that includes the following features:
PowerShell ISE-like interactive development experience with the PowerShell Integrated Console
Rich debugging experience including variables view,
Approximately 9 months ago, we announced PowerShell Core 6 on GitHub being not only Open Source, but also cross platform.
Today, I’m proud to announce we are moving out of alpha and into beta!
We realize that moving a technology that started in Windows to Linux has to fit in properly to be accepted and provide a great experience across all platforms.
Over the past while, we’ve been very busy porting OpenSSH to Win32. We’ve been working with the OpenSSH community in our GitHub repository, and are nearing a point where we are taking steps to make it production ready.
Security is obviously something that we have focused on during every phase of the project.