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PowerShell 7 Preview 4

We continue to make progress towards our PowerShell 7 release which currently is targeting December 2019 for a Release Candidate and January 2020 for General Availability and will be our first LTS (Long Term Servicing) release! Please see the previous blog post on Preview 3 for more details about LTS and also Windows PowerShell ...

Updating Help for older versions of PowerShell

UPDATE: We are now publishing updated help for PowerShell 5.1 and higher. See the announcement. PowerShell's Updatable Help system was introduced in PowerShell 3.0. It was designed to assure that you always have the newest help topics on your local computer so that you can read them at the command line. Help was updated with every new release...

Release of PowerShell Script Analyzer (PSScriptAnalyzer) 1.18.2

In keeping with the tradition of releasing improvements to PSScriptAnalyzer more often, we're happy to announce that 1.18.12 is now available! As a dependency of PowerShell Editor Services (a module used by editor extensions like the PowerShell Visual Studio Code extension), this release is motivated by a desire to further stabilize our ...

PowerShell ForEach-Object Parallel Feature

PowerShell ForEach-Object Parallel Feature PowerShell 7.0 Preview 3 is now available with a new ForEach-Object Parallel Experimental feature. This feature is a great new tool for parallelizing work, but like any tool, it has its uses and drawbacks. This article describes this new feature, how it works, when to use it and when not to. ...

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