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Weekend Scripter: An Insider’s Guide to PowerShell Arrays

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, provides an insider’s guide to Windows PowerShell arrays. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is a quiet weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States. I am about to get back into the swing of things following nearly two weeks on the road for our Florida Windows ...

Find the Index Number of a Value in a PowerShell Array

Summary: In this blog post, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about finding the index number of a value in a Windows PowerShell array. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, the Scripting Wife and I were invited to speak with a customer in Charlotte. Our contact, Rafael, is a really cool guy (he is also a SQL ...

Add, Modify, Verify, and Sort Your PowerShell Array

Summary: Learn how to add, modify, or verify values in a Windows PowerShell array, and discover two easy techniques for sorting your array.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I get that arrays are really simple in Windows PowerShell, but it seems that they are so simple that no one ever seems to tell us how to work with them. For example, I need to ...

Learn Simple Ways to Handle Windows PowerShell Arrays

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to handle arrays in Windows PowerShell.  Hey, Scripting Guy! One of the things I do not understand is arrays. I mean, I really do not get it at all. In VBScript, it seemed like I always tripped up on arrays. In Windows PowerShell, it seems that no one ever talks about arrays. I ...

Dealing with PowerShell Hash Table Quirks

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson shows how to deal with two Windows PowerShell hash table quirks.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Our week in Ottawa draws to a close. We leave for Montreal today, and are really excited about the Windows PowerShell people we will meet while we are there. I enjoyed working on my Windows ...

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