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Formerly known as the "Hey, Scripting Guy!" blog

Use PowerShell Regular Expressions to Parse an RSS Feed

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell regular expressions to parse an RSS feed. (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I find patterns in text with regular expressions when I am unsure of where line breaks will occur in the text I am reading? —TT (image) Hello TT, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson here. Today Tome Tanasovski is ...

Use PowerShell Regular Expressions to Format Numbers

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Tome Tanasovski, shows how to use regular expression lookaheads and lookbehinds in Windows PowerShell to format numbers. (image)   Hey, Scripting Guy! How do I use a regular expression to add the appropriate commas to a number? —TT (image) Hello TT, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Guest Blogger ...

Learn How to Load and Use PowerShell Snap-ins

Summary: How do I use snap-ins with the Windows PowerShell 2.0 cmdlet, Add-Module? What are the benefits of using this method over Add-PSSnapin?   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I am on holiday and am speaking at SQL Saturday #49 today in Orlando, Florida. The really cool thing about this particular SQL Saturday is that they ...

Tap into the PowerShell Community for Fun and Education

  Summary: The Windows PowerShell community offers many enjoyable learning opportunities. Guest blogger Tome Tanasovski explains how this works, and how to become involved.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I get involved in the Windows PowerShell community? -- TE   (image) Hello TE, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here...

Hey, Scripting Guy! What Are the Pros and Cons of Windows PowerShell 2.0 Remoting?

(image) (Note: Today's Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post was written by guest scripter, Tome Tanasovski. Tome is a manager of a team of server engineers in New York City. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who specializes in SQL Server, SharePoint, and VMWare. He is a contributor to the Windows PowerShell forum and the Hey, Scripting ...