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Desired State Configuration Resources for PackageManagement Providers

Introduction You may have heard of, or even already used PackageManagement (aka OneGet). Recently, I was reading the OneGet blog and OneGet in GitHub, and decided to give it a try by installing the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 Preview April 2015. I found that PackageManagement provides a consistent user experience by exposing the ...

ISE Module Browser – A new way to manage your PowerShell modules

[UPDATED] A newer, working version of the ISE Module Browser is now available on the PowerShell Gallery: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/ISEModuleBrowserAddon/   High quality reusable modules, like LEGO pieces, enable IT Pros to build automation solutions in minutes! Where can I find those high quality reusable modules? ...

Another Holiday Present From the PowerShell Team – DSC Reskit Wave 9

Here’s a holiday gift from the PowerShell team – the DSC Resource Kit wave 9. You can find it right here. This wave has something for everyone, we hope. There are 34 new DSC resources across 13 modules! We have also incorporated your feedback, and made fixes to several existing resources that address issues you have encountered. ...

Setting up an Internal PowerShellGet Repository

At TechEd, we announced and released an early version of PowerShellGet: a package manager for PowerShell modules.  The response was positive, and many people asked the same type of question:   “Can I set up my own internal repository for PowerShellGet?”   Many enterprise-oriented houses want the ability to create ...

All About Modules

One of the coolest new features of Windows PowerShell is PowerShell modules.  I've just written a tutorial about how to use them on my personal blog. You can check out the full post for more details, but here are some easy things to remember about modules: The module examples also include a few PowerShell ...

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