Have you had a file copy fail? Does that drive you crazy or what? How about when it is a REALLY big file and it takes a couple of hours and JUUUUUST before it finishes something happens to interrupt the transfer and you have to start all over again.
Everyone needs to get good with Advanced Functions – this is the easiest path to the best semantics for everyone. In previous posts we’ve shown how you can add a few simple attributes and get a TON of stuff for free.
I decided to experiment with a screencast. This is my first and I have no idea what I’m doing so please forgive me if it sucks. I’d like to know whether you find this format useful or not and then specific feedback about how to make the screencast better (e.g.
There are so many powerful features in V2, it is hard to know where to begin. This one is going to blow to top of your head off when you understand what it enables you to do.
In this blog, I talk about Proxy Cmdlets which is the ability for one Cmdlet to call another.
James Brundage posted a blog entry How To Write a Console Application in PowerShell with Add-Type which used a here-string. One user (lcr) copied and pasted the text and got the following error:
Unrecognized token in source text. At line:1 char:72 + Add-Type -OutputType ConsoleApplication -OutputAssembly HelloWorld.exe
I write a lot of scripts, and, since I blog some of what I write, my home computer has been running Windows PowerShell CTP2 since it came out. Since CTP3 has a number of changes from CTP2, I’ve got to update my home script library to work with CTP3.
In my previous blog post, I mentioned that we were all very proud and optimistic about W7 and WS08R2. There are tons of reasons for this including how well the project has been run, the hardcore focus on quality and performance,
Wow – the NY Times is Johnny-on-the-spot with their analysis of the 10 best features of Windows 7 for IT Pros HERE. It turns out that PowerShell is responsible for 3 of them! Come review time, I’m telling my boss that we’re responsible for 30% of the value of W7.
I’m giving the following session at the PDC in LA in a couple of weeks:
PowerShell: Creating Manageable Web Services
Learn how to create management web services using Windows PowerShell. Topics include: how to script against of a large set of machines,