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The PowerShell 5 NoNewLine Parameter

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the NoNewLine parameter in Windows PowerShell 5.0 in Windows 10. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. In addition to new cmdlets in Windows PowerShell 5.0, there are also improvements to existing cmdlets. These improvements are often really cool because it means I can use the old...

Playing Around with Format-Hex

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the Format-Hex cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 5.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about Windows PowerShell is that it usually just works. Well of course, after you learn how, it just works. For example, it is largely self-describing, and it has standard...

Create Temporary Files with PowerShell 5

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about creating temporary files with Windows PowerShell 5.0 in Windows 10. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am sipping a nice Gunpowder Green tea with hibiscus leaves and rose hips in it. I also added a bit of lemon grass for taste. I made the tea last night and ...