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PowerTip: Read a JSON configuration file as a PowerShell object

Summary: Using the ConvertFrom-Json Cmdlet in PowerShell to read a JSON formatted file Hey, Doctor Scripto! I've seen a lot of JSON files in use in Azure. I'm not very good with editing JSON properly. Is there an easy way to read this and at least edit it with PowerShell? Most definitely my good friend. For the file below called...

Working with JSON data in PowerShell

Welcome back everyone! This week we will take another look at some common data types we might encounter in the real world: JSON data. JSON data is used pretty frequently on the web if you're hitting APIs. This not only includes external data (twitter, weather, marvel database), but often includes internal data to your company. It's nice to ...

Playing with JSON and PowerShell

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about playing with JSON and Windows PowerShell 5.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife has an updated shopping list. It includes a Microsoft Band 2 and a Surface Pro 4. The launch was a mouthwatering event and really well done. One of the cool ...

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