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PowerShellHostVersion – WTF?

Superstar Shay Levy recently wrote a blog article, Module Manifest Gotcha .  He was exploring the various options that the Module Manifest provides and saw what he thought was a problem with using the PowerShellHostVersion key. PowerShellHostVersion key Specifies the minimum version of the Windows PowerShell host program that works with ...

PrimalForms 2009 – From SAPIEN

SAPIEN Technologies ,makers of PrimalScripts have added another cool product for Windows PowerShell users - PrimalForms. Check it out http://www.primaltools.com/products/info.asp?p=PrimalForms Thanks Osama Sajid, Program Manager...

Online PowerShell Training

Sapien is considering offering PowerShell Training online.  They have a survey asking about potential ways to deliver the training.  Complete the survey and you'll be entered into a contest to win a free slot in their first training session. The contest ends in 2 weeks.  You can get more details HERE and take the survey HERE. ...

PowerShell V2 Book Available!

The PowerShell ecosystem is once again proving itself to be super smart and agile. Superstar's Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks are once again demonstrating why they are MVPs for PowerShell. On Nov 12th, they (and Sapien Press) will release an electronic version of Windows PowerShell TFM, the 3rd edition that covers our CTP functions! That's ...

Cmdlet Help Editor tool

Intoducing the Cmdlet Help Editor V1.0   Cmdlet Help Editor enables you to create help topics for Windows PowerShell cmdlets in the XML format that Windows PowerShell reads. Help text created in Cmdlet Help Editor can be displayed immediately by a Windows PowerShell get-help command without any additional transforms or formatting.   ...

PowerShell Essentials Package

A number of people have asked me about PowerShell IDEs and about how to get started with PowerShell.  Here is something to consider - Sapien is offering a special price on a package of components focused on PowerShell.  The package includes Tools (PrimalScript Professional), Snippets (reusable PowerShell code segments), and ...

Sapien's Great PowerShell Blog

Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks are doing a great series of PowerShell blog entries at: http://sapien.eponym.com/blog Check them out. Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]Windows PowerShell/MMC ArchitectVisit the Windows PowerShell Team blog at:    http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShellVisit the Windows PowerShell ScriptCenter at:  http://www....

Live Syntax Checking

Sapien PrimalScript's support for WIndows PowerShell continues to get better.  The latest addition is Live Syntax Checking.  This is particularly useful for people who are starting out with PowerShell which is basically everyone at this point.  Checkout their blog post: http://sapien.eponym.com/blog/_archives/2006/10/14/2416634....

FREE Windows PowerShell Help Tool from Sapien

Command line help is great because it is always there when you need it.  That said, sometimes you want to have the help in one window while you experiement in the other.  You can always do that with 2 console windows but why would you do that when you can download Sapien's FREE Windows PowerShell help tool.  They have a ...

PowerShell Training is now available!

I was delighted to discover that DesktopEngineer.Com is now offering Windows PowerShell training: http://desktopengineer.com/ps310 .  This is the first (and therefore BEST :-) ) commercial training available for PowerShell (formally known as Monad).  I consider this a huge milestone for the project.  One of my core beliefs...

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