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Weekend Scripter: A Look at the PoshRSJob Module

Summary: Boe Prox presents a module for working with runspaces. Honorary Scripting Guy and Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Boe Prox, here today filling in for my good friend, The Scripting Guy. Today I finish up my series about using runspaces in PowerShell by showing you a module that I put together that makes working with runspaces a...

PowerTip: View All Available Modules

Summary: Boe Prox shows how to view all available modules in Windows PowerShell.  How can I view all of the available modules in my current Windows PowerShell session?  Run Get-Module with the –ListAvailable parameter: Get-Module –ListAvailable...

PowerShell Custom Type Module

Summary: Create custom types in Windows PowerShell with a free module by Jon Newman. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blogger who was with us in 2011, when he wrote Automate Facebook with a Free PowerShell Module.  My name is Jon Newman, and I’m an old ...

How Can I Determine the Day of the Week?

Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a script that does certain management tasks based on the day of the week. I know how get the date in a script, but how can I tell whether it’s a Monday or a Tuesday or whatever? -- CT, Tallahassee, FL Hey, CT. This is actually much easier then it might sound; that’s because VBScript ...

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