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Understanding Advanced Functions in PowerShell

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about Windows PowerShell advanced functions. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing about advanced functions, but to be honest, I am not really sure what they are talking about. I mean, I can do a function, but when does it become advanced? Only when it is really long? Or when it ...

Fun with PowerShell Functions

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about basic design considerations for Windows PowerShell functions. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing about functions, but I really do not know what they are, how to create one, or even how to use one. Can you help me with this? I am not a programmer, but it seems likely that ...