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Weekend Scripter: When to Write a PowerShell Script

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about when to write a Windows PowerShell script. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am enjoying a beautiful sunny morning in central Florida. The sun is shining, there is hardly a cloud in the sky, and a gentle ocean breeze tickles my skin. I am sitting outside under a beautiful, ...

Weekend Scripter: Understanding Quotation Marks in PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Don Walker, explores using single and double quotation marks in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome new guest blogger, Don Walker. Don is a coworker of guest blogger, Tim Bolton, and he worked with Tim on a project that Tim blogged about on June 18, 2015, Using PowerShell Grid View ...

Weekend Scripter: Deciphering Windows PowerShell Shorthand

Summary: Learn how to decipher Windows PowerShell shorthand notation in this guest post written by Tim Warner. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome a new guest blogger today, Timothy Warner. Tim is an author and evangelist for Pluralsight, a premier online IT pro and development training company. Tim is the author of Sams Teach...

Five Best PowerShell Cmdlets

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the five best Windows PowerShell cmdlets. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. OK, I will admit that this post is completely arbitrary. What do I mean when I talk about the five best Windows PowerShell cmdlets (commands)? Well, I am thinking about the cmdlets I use on a daily ...

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