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For the love of Pi

Summary: In honor of Pi Day today, we have a guest blog post written by PowerShell MVP, Doug Finke. It's that time of year again when lovers of math, geometry, Albert Einstein, food, and Windows PowerShell can stop and reflect on that transcendental irrational number, Pi. It's the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter or "Hey, ...

Introducing the PowerShell Extension for Visual Studio Code

Summary: Doug Finke, Microsoft MVP, introduces a new way to edit code.There’s a new editor in town and as with any new shiny toy, it’s a good to download, kick the tires, and give it the seven day test. The seven day test is when you install it, try it, and see if you consistently come back to it over seven days. If you don’t...

Introducing the PowerShell Excel Module

Summary: Guest blogger, Doug Finke talks about his PowerShell Excel module.The PowerShell Excel Module is a brand new, exciting, and better way to interact with Microsoft Excel from Windows PowerShell. Plus for bonus points, you don’t need Excel installed on the target machine to create the spreadsheet. Many users of this module generate...

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