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PowerShell 7.1 Team Investments and Preview.1 Release
PowerShell 7.1 Team Investments and Preview.1 Release
The PowerShell 7 release marks a huge milestone for PowerShell, the community, and the team! Today we released the first preview for PowerShell 7.1! This release includes a number of changes that did not make it in time for the 7.0 release. It also includes .NET 5 preview 1! The PowerShell team is not resting on our laurels and are c
Secret Management Preview 2 Release
Secret Management Preview 2 Release
Note this blog post is the third in a series on the releases of this module: We are excited to release a second preview of the Secret Management Module. Thanks to the tremendous feedback we received from the first preview release of this module, you will notice a number of breaking changes to the module. This release is still a pr
Visual Studio Code for PowerShell 7
Visual Studio Code for PowerShell 7
We are excited to announce that we have released a major update to the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code. This release contains months of architectural work that first shipped in our PowerShell Preview extension in November of 2019, along with incremental bug fixes in the intervening months. If you are new to Visual Studio Code t
Announcing PowerShell 7.0
Announcing PowerShell 7.0
Today, we're happy to announce the Generally Available (GA) release of PowerShell 7.0! Before anything else, we'd like to thank our many, many open-source contributors for making this release possible by submitting code, tests, documentation, and issue feedback. PowerShell 7 would not have been possible without your help. What is PowerShe
Secrets Management Module Vault Extensions
Secrets Management Module Vault Extensions
Secrets Management Module Vault Extensions A new PowerShell Secrets Management module has been published on PowerShell Gallery. It is currently in a pre-release state and still in active development. Even though the module is not complete, we have released it to gather early community feedback. Most of the functionality is implemented, but
Public Preview of PowerShell Support in Jupyter Notebooks
Public Preview of PowerShell Support in Jupyter Notebooks
Public Preview of PowerShell Support in Jupyter Notebooks Today, the .NET team shipped an exciting new preview of .NET Interactive. If you're unfamiliar, .NET Interactive (within a Jupyter environment) provides the ability to write .NET Jupyter Notebooks which are a powerful tool that combines documentation and the ability to execute and se
Secrets Management Development Release
Secrets Management Development Release
Secrets Management Development Release At Ignite 2019 we gave a preview of our PowerShell Secrets Management Module. This Secrets Management module, first proposed in RFC #234, creates an extensible abstraction layer in PowerShell for interacting with Secrets and Secrets Vaults. We are excited to publish a development release of this module
Announcing the PowerShell 7.0 Release Candidate
Announcing the PowerShell 7.0 Release Candidate
After 6 previews, we're happy to announce the release of the PowerShell 7 Release Candidate (RC). Whether you've been running PowerShell Core since our first alpha releases or you've been clinging to Windows PowerShell for backwards compatibility, 7.0 delivers a host of improvements to make your life better. This is a "go live" release,
Improvements in Windows PowerShell Container Images
Improvements in Windows PowerShell Container Images
Beginning with Windows Server 20H1 Insider builds, Windows Server Core Insider images have been reduced in size from ~2.1 GBs to ~1.1 GBs. How did the Server Core images get over 40% smaller? Traditionally, Windows 10 and Windows Server have always included a set of .NET native binaries that were pre-compiled using the Native Image Gener