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New Telemetry in PowerShell 7 Preview 3
New Telemetry in PowerShell 7 Preview 3
Beginning in PowerShell 7 Preview 3, PowerShell will be sending some additional data points to Microsoft. This data will allow us to better understand usage of PowerShell and enable us to prioritize our future investments. These additional points of data were reviewed with the PowerShell community and approved by the PowerShell Committee
PowerShell 7 Preview 3
PowerShell 7 Preview 3
PowerShell 7 Preview 3 In May, we published our PowerShell 7 Roadmap. We have been making progress on our roadmap and are currently on track to have a Generally Available (GA) release by end of this calendar year. Long Term Servicing PowerShell 7 GA will also be our first Long Term Servicing (LTS) release which is a change from our curren
Out-GridView Returns
Out-GridView Returns
Out-GridView Returns! It's been almost 3 years since PowerShell Core debuted for Linux and Mac, and as we've increased our cmdlet coverage more and more, one cmdlet has always stood out as a top, cross-platform request. Today, we are excited to announce that Out-GridView is debuting on all Core-supported platforms through the GraphicalTools
DSC Resource Kit Release July 2019
DSC Resource Kit Release July 2019
We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 11 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 96 pull requests have been merged and 45 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: For a detailed list of t
Introducing PowerShell as .NET Global Tool
Introducing PowerShell as .NET Global Tool
PowerShell is very suitable for CI/CD scenarios due to its easy and well understood scripting paradigm, and its cross-platform support makes it great for building and testing cross-platform applications. A .NET Global Tool is a special NuGet package that contains a console application. A .NET Core application can be developed for vari
DSC Resource Kit Release June 2019
DSC Resource Kit Release June 2019
We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 8 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 95 pull requests have been merged and 55 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: For a detailed list of the resource m
Release of PowerShell Script Analyzer 1.18.1
Release of PowerShell Script Analyzer 1.18.1
Overview PSScriptAnalyzer (PSSA) 1.18.1 is now available on the PSGallery and fixes not only a lot of the issues reported for 1.18.0 but has also been made twice as faster compared to 1.18.0. Additionally, the -SaveDscDependency switch on Invoke-ScriptAnalyzerhas been improved to be platform agnostic and should now also work on Lin
DSC Planning Update – June 2019
DSC Planning Update – June 2019
It has been almost a year since the last DSC Planning update. There has been a lot going on, many decisions being made, and it just didn’t make sense to post earlier in this calendar year. In this post we will review what has been shipped and the high-level direction we are heading. 
Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Client
Azure Policy Guest Configuration – Client
This post builds upon the introduction published earlier to the PowerShell blog. In this post we are going to explore the Azure Policy Guest Configuration client and how configuration content is consumed.