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Parsing Text with PowerShell (3/3)

This is the third and final post in a three-part series. In the previous posts, we looked at the different operators what are available to us in PowerShell. When analyzing crashes at DICE, I noticed that some of the C++ runtime binaries where missing debug symbols. They should be ...

Parsing Text with PowerShell (2/3)

This is the second post in a three-part series. The -split operator The -split operator splits one or more strings into substrings. The first example is a name-value pattern, which is a common parsing task. Note the usage of the Max-substrings parameter to the -split operator. We want ...
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The PowerShell-Docs repositories have been moved

The PowerShell-Docs repositories have been moved from the PowerShell organization to the MicrosoftDocs organization in GitHub. The tools we use to build the documentation are designed to work in the MicrosoftDocs org. Moving the repository lets us build the foundation for future improvements in our documentation experience. Impact of the...
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Announcing the PowerShell Preview Extension in VSCode

Preview builds of the PowerShell extension are now available in VSCode We are excited to announce the PowerShell Preview extension in the VSCode marketplace! The PowerShell Preview extension allows users on Windows PowerShell 5.1, Powershell 6.0, and all newer versions to get and test the latest updates to the PowerShell extension and comes ...
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Parsing Text with PowerShell (1/3)

This is the first post in a three part series. A task that appears regularly in my workflow is text parsing. It may be about getting a token from a single line of text or about turning the text output of native tools into structured objects so I can leverage the power of PowerShell. I ...

Windows Security change affecting PowerShell

Windows Security change affecting PowerShell January 9, 2019 The recent (1/8/2019) Windows security patch CVE-2019-0543, has introduced a breaking change for a PowerShell remoting scenario. It is a narrowly scoped scenario that should have low impact for most users. The breaking change only affects local loopback remoting, which is a ...
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