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Use PowerShell to Translate Airport Code to City Name

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and a web service to translate an airport code to a city name. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One thing that I have never really understood is the relationships between airport codes and the airport name. Now, some of them make sense. CLT for ...

Using the Live REST API with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu talks about using the Live REST API with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Once again we have Chris Wu with us. For previous posts from Chris, see the Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog. Take it away Chris… In this post, we will show off some miscellaneous tasks that are enabled by ...

Use PowerShell to Work with SkyDrive for Powerful Automation

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu, talks about creating powerful automation scenarios by using Windows PowerShell and SkyDrive. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Chris Wu is back with us today. I will let Chris dive right in… On the Microsoft Download Center, you can download Live SDK v5.3, which contains APIs and a great deal...

Use PowerShell 3.0 to Get More Out of Windows Live

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu, talks about using Windows PowerShell 3.0 to automate Windows Live. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back to guest blogger, Chris Wu. Take it away Chris… One advantage of Windows PowerShell that I’ve really enjoyed is the ability to test various APIs at ease. There is no need ...

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Keep Up-to-Date with the 2013 Scripting Games

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to help you stay up-to-date with the 2013 Scripting Games. (image)  How can I use Windows PowerShell to obtain an RSS feed of all 2013 Scripting Games content from the Scripting Guys? (image)  Use the Invoke-RestMethod cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 3.0 and specify the uri for the Scripting Guys ...