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May 27, 2015  12:30 PM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2015 – – sold out

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The PowerShell Summit Europe 2015 is sold out.  Please be aware that we don’t maintain a waiting list as the Summit is a benefit of  PowerShell Association membership

May 18, 2015  7:58 AM

PowerShell Summit Europe 2015–nearly sold out

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

There are a handful of places left for the PowerShell Summit Europe 2015. If you want to secure a place I recommend that you book very soon as we can’t extend capacity any further.


May 15, 2015  11:56 AM

Playing with the range operator

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The range operator allows you to reference a range of numbers 1..10 is equivalent to 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 If you want anything other than numbers you’re stuck as the range operator only works with integers though you can have a decrementing list 10..1 65..74 | foreach...


May 7, 2015  3:35 AM

PowerShell DSC for Linux

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Powershell

PowerShell DSC for Linux has moved out of CTP and v1 is available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46919 You...


May 6, 2015  7:08 AM

WMF 5.0 April 2015 preview – – software inventory logging

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

A software inventory module is now included with the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview £> Get-Command -Module SoftwareInventoryLogging | select...


May 5, 2015  12:44 PM

WMF 5.0 April 2015 preview – – creating guid

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Creating a GUID has always been possible with PowerShell – you just had to drop into .NET £> [System.Guid]::NewGuid() Guid ---- 46c130ca-39ff-463c-b7fb-ed728a1c134f With the latest WMF 5.0 preview life gets easier: £> Get-Command New-Guid -Syntax New-Guid...


May 1, 2015  4:30 AM

WMF 5.0 April 2015 preview – – Format-Hex

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Have you ever needed to generate a hex representation of a string or binary data? Say you have a string - 'PowerShell Rocks' And you want to go the hex representation which is 50 6f 77 65 72 53 68 65 6c 6c 20 52 6f 63 6b 73 You would have to do something like this $hexary =...


April 30, 2015  12:00 PM

WMF 5.0 – Clipboard cmdlets

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview brings new functionality in the shape of cmdlets for working directly with the clipboard. You use Set-Clipboard to put data onto the clipboard £> get-command Set-Clipboard -Syntax Set-Clipboard [-Append] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]...


April 30, 2015  5:51 AM

WMF 5.0–New-TemporaryFile

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

Creating a temporary file in PowerShell 4.0 and earlier has been possible using a number of techniques such as: £> $file = [System.IO.Path]::GetTempFileName() £> $file C:\Users\Richard\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpEFAD.tmp With the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview this becomes much...


April 29, 2015  11:19 AM

WMF 5.0 April 2015 Preview is available

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

The PowerShell team have released the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview.  Details from

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