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Dude It’s a String—The Video

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, presents a video to talk about working with strings in Windows PowerShell.Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I present a video where I talk about working with strings—in particular empty or null strings. I talk about the differences between empty, null, and white space in ...

Playing with JSON and PowerShell—The Video

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, presents a video where he describes converting JSON data with Windows PowerShell.Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I present a video where I talk about using the ConvertFrom-JSON cmdlet to parse information returned via Invoke-WebRequest. I am using Windows PowerShell 5.0 on Windows...

Troubleshoot WinRM—The Video Part 1

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, presents a video about troubleshooting WinRM (part 1). Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I present a video where I talk a bit about troubleshooting WinRM. First I talk about looking at the WinRM logs, and then I talk about checking specific things such as:    Note  For ...

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