Hi, I’m Zach Alexander and I’m a PM on the PowerShell Team working on documentation.
I wanted to let you know that there will be a brief downtime for online PowerShell documentation.
This downtime will occur on August 2nd and shouldn’t last more than a few hours.
As we’ve made progress on open-source PowerShell, it’s time to start talking more in-depth about:
different editions of PowerShell
PowerShell’s relationship to .NET Core and .NET Standard
the future of PowerShell
when you might expect to start taking a dependency on PowerShell Core 6.0 in production
There are two editions of PowerShell:
Windows PowerShell is the edition of PowerShell built on top of .NET Framework
(sometimes referred to colloquially as “FullCLR”):
This is the PowerShell that has been in widespread use for the last ~10 years.
We just released the DSC Resource Kit!This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 106 pull requests have been merged and 115 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! This is by far the most issues we have ever had closed for a single release!