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Next steps for the official PowerShell documentation

Summary: Learn about changes that we’ve already made for PowerShell content and what’s planned for the near future. Hello scripters! My name is Don Gill, and I am the new documentation manager for Windows PowerShell. With the 2016 PowerShell and DevOps Summit quickly approaching, I thought it would be a fantastic opportunity to introduce...

Automatically Keep Log of PowerShell ISE Commands

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using the new transcript command in the Windows PowerShell ISE.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I might be alone in this, but I love using the transcript tool in the Windows PowerShell console. I really wish I could have a transcript in the Windows PowerShell ISE because that is what I use to ...

Use PowerShell to Set Up the ISE

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using Windows PowerShell to set up the ISE. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am so excited—really excited! I have been selected to speak at a SQL Saturday event about Windows PowerShell. I could not have done it without you. I read your stuff every day, actually twice a day, and I come ...

Weekend Scripter: The Big Decision about Scripts

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about if you should write Windows PowerShell scripts or do something else. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is the weekend, and once again, it is a beautiful sunny morning in central Florida. I am sitting outside with my Windows Surface Pro 3, and taking the time to do a little ...

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