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Use PowerShell to Translate Airport Code to City Name

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and a web service to translate an airport code to a city name. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One thing that I have never really understood is the relationships between airport codes and the airport name. Now, some of them make sense. CLT for ...

Using the Live REST API with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu talks about using the Live REST API with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Once again we have Chris Wu with us. For previous posts from Chris, see the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog. Take it away Chris… In this post, we will show off some miscellaneous tasks that are enabled by ...

PowerShell updatable help updated!

Summary: A recent update to Windows PowerShell help removed parameter data types from the syntax block. This is now fixed. Hello all you Windows PowerShell enthusiasts! As you know, Downloadable Help for Windows PowerShell has been available since Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 introduced it with Windows PowerShell 3.0. It’s a great ...

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