This release includes updates to 9 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 91 pull requests have been merged and 41 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community!
The PowerShell Gallery and PowerShellGet have just been updated to provide new features, performance improvements, and a new modern design.
NOTE: This post has important information for publishers in the “Accounts and publishing” section.
PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud.
First and foremost, thank you to all of our amazing community, especially our open-source contributors (the most recent of which you can find on our community dashboard at https://aka.ms/PSGitHubBI) for donating your time and energy to PowerShell Core.
At BUILD 2017, we announced the preview of Azure Cloud Shell supporting the Bash shell. We are adding PowerShell support to Azure Cloud Shell, which gives you a choice of shell to get work done.
Sign-up today to participate in a limited preview of PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell.
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.
Update January 19, 2017: WMF 5.1 has been released via the download center. There is more information on the release in this blog.
We previously announced that the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 would release shortly after the GA release of Windows Server 2016,
It has been a privilege for the CAT team to work with customers and the PowerShell team to validate early builds and experiences with PowerShell Core. Some of the customers involved were key influences on the whitepaper, The Release Pipeline Model Applied to Windows Server and Microsoft Cloud.
Update: For those of you looking for the videos of this event, you can find all of them on the PowerShell 10 Year Anniversary event page on Channel9.
This coming Monday, November 14th, PowerShell will have been shipping for 10 years,
As of today, PowerShellGet is an open source project, and both the PowerShellGet and PackageManagement modules are available in the PowerShell Gallery.
Moving PowerShellGet to Open Source
PowerShellGet is now a repo under github.com/PowerShell. Of course, the PackageManagement module is already open-sourced as it is part of the OneGet project.
Since its inception in 2002 PowerShell has been deeply influenced and improved by the passion and needs of our community. As an example, 80 contributors filed bugs and issues on the “alpha” release. Since that time we, together, have built a strong PowerShell community that supports each other,