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Use PowerShell to Create a Holiday Snow Person

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell here-strings to create an ASCII holiday snow person. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I returned from our European tour yesterday, just in time for the Windows PowerShell users group in Charlotte. Yesterday, we did a script ...

Weekend Scripter: Handle the PowerShell Pipeline and Use the Console

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about handling output to the Windows PowerShell console while using the pipeline. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I are enjoying Virginia Beach. We have met some really cool and smart people here at the Mark Minasi Conference. We had a chance to go to the ...

Weekend Scripter: Learn How to Handle String Output from Within PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, discusses several different ways to handle string output from inside Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is official—the 2012 Scripting Games are finally over (actually they were over yesterday, and I promised not to say any more about the games). Today the ...