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Visual Studio Code editing features for PowerShell development – Part 2

Summary: Editing features for Visual Studio Code that use the PowerShell extension. Welcome to Part 2 about editing features of Visual Studio Code. Everything that we  examined in Part 1 of this series is about Visual Studio Code editing features that are available without the PowerShell extension installed! They apply to your markdown, JSON...

Visual Studio Code editing features for PowerShell development – Part 1

Summary: The editing features of Visual Studio Code come in handy as you develop your PowerShell scripts. Note: This post includes animated gifs. For best results, view the post in Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge. In the previous blog post, we explained how to get started with PowerShell development in Visual Studio Code. If you don’t ...

SharePoint Online cmdlets to help your migration

Summary: Use these PowerShell cmdlets to migrate to SharePoint Online. Today’s post is from Christopher Weaver, who is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer (PFE) and focuses on SharePoint and Office 365 solutions for large enterprise Premier customers. He has been doing PowerShell and SharePoint with Microsoft for nine years. In his spare ...

Where[-Object] clauses for people who use SQL Server

Summary: Learn about the power of the Where[-Object] cmdlet in PowerShell. (image) Can I do a WHERE clause with an IN, in PowerShell? (image)  Yes! Today’s post is from Aaron Nelson ( blog | twitter ), who is a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server (Data Platform), leads the PowerShell Virtual Chapters of PASS, volunteers for the local PASS ...

Make Visual Studio Code more like the integrated scripting environment

Summary: Learn some handy tips to make Visual Studio Code work more like the ISE. I was very intrigued with the release of Visual Studio Code last year. An editor that is light-weight and integrated with Git is something worth considering. Well, any new tool that could be added to the tool box is worth considering. In the past, I used the ...