Joey Aiello

Program Manager, PowerShell Core

Program Manager at Microsoft for PowerShell Core

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Using the OpenSSH Beta in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Server 1709

I'm thrilled to share that a Beta OpenSSH client and server daemon are available as a Feature-on-Demand in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Server 1709. Since our last update blog, we've been working hard on a Win32 port of OpenSSH and working closely with members of the OpenSSH Portable and OpenBSD projects with the eventual ...

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Deprecation

We recently announced that Windows PowerShell 2.0 is being deprecated in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Deprecation is a process whereby technologies or applications are marked as legacy, signalling to users that they may be removed in the future, and that should move away from them and towards newer alternatives. We do not ...
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PowerShell 6.0 Roadmap: CoreCLR, Backwards Compatibility, and More!

As we've made progress on open-source PowerShell, it's time to start talking more in-depth about: PowerShell Editions 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"): PowerShell Core is the ...
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Regular cadence for PowerShell Core Community Call

tl;dr: PowerShell Core Community Calls are on the third Thursday of every month at 9:30am Pacific Time (note, this is currently PDT). Use this .ics file (right-click and select Save Target/Link As in order to download the file correctly) to avoid missing one. Hi everyone! After three successful PowerShell Core Community Calls, we're ...

PowerShell Core Community Call #2 – Jan 26, 2016

tl;dr: Our next PowerShell Community Call is January 26th, 2017 @ 9am PST. Hit the bottom of this page for an .ics and a link to the Skype meeting. Hi everyone! I'm proud to announce the 2nd PowerShell Core Community Call. As with the first call, this is a chance for the PowerShell Committee to have a direct conversation with you, ...
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Join our first PowerShell Core Community Call – Dec 8, 2016

tl;dr: We're having a PowerShell Core Community Call with the PowerShell Committee and you should join us! Hit the bottom of this page for an .ics and a link to the Skype meeting. The PowerShell Team loves feedback. Whether it's fielding your Windows PowerShell suggestions and bugs through our Windows Server UserVoice, answering your quick ...
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The Archive module is now open-source

Over the past year, the PowerShell Team has released and developed a ton of open-source code. Many of our open-source projects started and have grown out in the open, like our DSC resources, PowerShell Script Analyzer, PowerShell Editor Services, and the PowerShell VS Code plugin. Others are existing open-source projects where we've started...
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Bash for Windows: Why it’s awesome and what it means for PowerShell

This week at Build, Microsoft announced that we will be enabling you to run "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows" as a developer tool for Windows 10. It will natively support Ubuntu userspace and GNU/Linux utilities, including the apt-get package manager that you can use to pull down additional tools like Ruby, emacs, etc. from Canonical's official ...
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Improving the PowerShell feedback experience with UserVoice

Since the early days of PowerShell 1.0, the PowerShell Team has been using Connect to manage customer feedback, feature requests, and bug reports, enabling us to have a continued pulse on the needs of the PowerShell community. However, in responding to your feedback, we also realize that Connect is starting to show its age and that our cloud ...
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The New Home of DSC Documentation

I’m pleased to announce that our official PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) documentation now has a new home on MSDN. We heard your feedback loud and clear, and began working on a documentation platform that reflects our customer-focused approach to addressing that feedback with improvements to the content and structure of the...

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