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Exploring the PowerShell PSDiagnostics Module

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about exploring the Windows PowerShell PSDiagnostics module. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Let’s see, so today is November 23, 2012, which means that the Scripting Wife and I are in The Netherlands, and today, we are at the day-long Dutch PowerShell Group meeting. We get ...

Weekend Scripter: Get Detailed PowerShell Command Lifecycle Information

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using a preference variable to provide detailed Windows PowerShell command lifecycle information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This has certainly been an interesting Windows PowerShell week. Yes indeed, it has been a fine Windows PowerShell week. The week began with a ...

Use the Debugger in the Windows PowerShell ISE

Summary: Learn how to use the debugging tools in the Windows PowerShell ISE to speed development of scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to talk a little bit about using the Windows PowerShell ISE to debug a script. This is actually the third article this week in which I talk about using Windows PowerShell to ...

Use the PowerShell Debugger to Troubleshoot Scripts

Summary: Learn how to use the Windows PowerShell script debugger to troubleshoot problems with scripts.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. One of the fun things about traveling, especially to warm places when it is winter back home, is calling to talk to friends and relatives. When they say things like, “It snowed yesterday,&...