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Public Preview of PowerShell in Azure Functions 2.x

Over the last six months, we've been hard at work integrating PowerShell Core with Azure Functions 2.x. Today, I'm happy to announce that we're releasing public preview of PowerShell support for Azure Functions 2.x for Windows (Consumption, Premium, and App Service pricing plans). I already know I want this, give me the good stuff! ...

Using PSScriptAnalyzer to check PowerShell version compatibility

PSScriptAnalyzer version 1.18 was released recently, and ships with powerful new rules that can check PowerShell scripts for incompatibilities with other PowerShell versions and environments. In this blog post, the first in a series, we'll see how to use these new rules to check a script for problems running on PowerShell 3, 5.1 and 6...

PowerShell Core Release Improvements

For PowerShell Core, we basically had to build a new engineering system to build and release it. How we build it has evolved over time as we learn and our other teams have implemented features that make some tasks easier. We are finally at a state that we believe we can engineer a system that builds PowerShell Core for release with as little human interaction as necessary.

The Next Release of PowerShell – PowerShell 7

Recently, the PowerShell Team shipped the Generally Available (GA) release of PowerShell Core 6.2. Since that release, we've already begun work on the next iteration! We're calling the next release PowerShell 7, the reasons for which will be explained in this blog post. Why 7 and not 6.3? PowerShell Core usage has grown significantly ...

The PowerShell Gallery is now more Accessible

Over the past few months, the team has been working hard to make the PowerShell Gallery as accessible as possible. This blog details why it matters and what work has been done. Why making the PowerShell Gallery more accessible was a priority Accessible products change lives and allow everyone to be included in our product. Accessibility is ...

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