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Create Your Own PowerShell Rules for ScriptCop

Summary: James Brundage teaches how to create your own Windows PowerShell rules for ScriptCop.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today, we have part two (including the conclusion) to the article begun by James Brundage yesterday. Take it away, James!   Writing your own ScriptCop rules Yesterday, I introduced you to ScriptCop...

Use ScriptCop to Help Write Better PowerShell Scripts

Summary: Learn about using the free tool called ScriptCop to help write better Windows PowerShell scripts.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. This weekend we have a two-part series from James Brundage. Take it away, James! Getting started with ScriptCop One of the problems with a new and rapidly changing technology such as Windows ...

Use ShowUi to Easily Create Graphical Interfaces for PowerShell

Summary: Use ShowUi, a free Windows PowerShell module, to simplify creating graphical interfaces for scripts.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today, I have a guest article from my good friend James Brundage. Here is a little bit about him.   James Brundage is the founder of Start-Automating, a company dedicated to saving ...

Make Windows PowerShell Your Web Client

  Summary: Interact with websites from Windows PowerShell with this how-to post that wraps .NET Framework classes.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to be able to download files and things from the Internet via Windows PowerShell. Is there an easy way to do this? I have not been able to find a Windows PowerShell cmdlet, and I would ...

Packaging .NET Framework Classes into Windows PowerShell Functions

  Summary: Learn how to correctly package .NET Framework classes into reusable Windows PowerShell advanced functions in this step-by-step solution.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been exploring the Microsoft .NET Framework on MSDN and attempting to convert some examples I have found there into Windows PowerShell code. I will admit that...

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