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It’s Not Too Late to Learn PowerShell

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about learning Windows PowerShell. It seems that there are always new technologies. It is hard to keep up with them, and it is hard to predict which ones are even worth the time and effort to learn. As with agile development, it seems there are also agile computing technologies. Over the years, I have been to many, ...

PowerTip: Better Way to View PowerShell Help

Summary: Learn a better way to view Windows PowerShell Help.  I like the Windows PowerShell Help files, but I do not like trying to read them in the Windows PowerShell             console window. What is a better way to read the content?  Use the –ShowWindow parameter from Get-Help. ...

Select History Via PowerShell Out-Gridview

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his tips and tricks series by talking about select Windows PowerShell commands via Out-GridView. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the great things about getting a bunch of Windows PowerShell people together is that they begin to share tips and tricks they have figured ...

PowerShell Tips and Tricks: Extended History

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about a module that provides extended command history. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that came up during the Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group meeting was the HistoryPx module that was written by Windows PowerShell MVP, Kirk Munro. This module adds ...

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