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Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Tome Tanasovski, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tome Tanasovski is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 7. Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City. He is the founder and ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7: Use PowerShell and Regex to Get Twitter IDs from a Web Page

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Tome Tanasovski, uses regular expressions to get Twitter IDs from a web page while solving Advanced Event 7 in 2011 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Tome Tanasovski is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 7. Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading, global ...

Use PowerShell Regular Expressions to Parse an RSS Feed

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell regular expressions to parse an RSS feed. 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 Hello TT, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson here. Today Tome Tanasovski is back to finish ...

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.   Hey, Scripting Guy! How do I use a regular expression to add the appropriate commas to a number? —TT Hello TT, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Guest Blogger Week continues ...

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 ...

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