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PowerShell v6.0.4

Posted by: | August 11, 2018 Comments Off on PowerShell v6.0.4 |

PowerShell v6.0.4 is available from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases   From the release notes it appears to be just a fix to the mac installer and consolidation of the Nuget packages.   This is the second update to PowerShell v6.0 within a month. If you have a lot machines with v6.0 installed you need to think about automating the installation as […]

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Create a directory with PowerShell

Posted by: | August 9, 2018 Comments Off on Create a directory with PowerShell |

I was recently asked how you can create a directory with PowerShell Using the command prompt you’d do this c:\Scripts> md c:\Test0908 c:\Scripts>dir c:\test* Volume in drive C has no label. Volume Serial Number is DAA0-D709 Directory of c:\ 09/07/2018 11:20 <DIR> test 09/08/2018 15:22 <DIR> Test0908 01/11/2017 11:59 <DIR> TestCIM 01/03/2018 13:36 <DIR> testmodule […]

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Think outside the box

Posted by: | August 7, 2018 Comments Off on Think outside the box |

One of PowerShell’s great strengths is that there are often a number of ways to achieve the same endpoint. It’s also a great weakness as newcomers are confused as to which approach to adopt and “experts” will tell you that you should only use approach X. You need to think outside the box sometimes.   […]

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PowerShell speed

Posted by: | August 7, 2018 Comments Off on PowerShell speed |

I’ve read and heard a lot about PowerShell speed recently – that is the speed of execution of your scripts and how you can make your code faster.   The first thing to think about – and this is the one many people miss – is does the absolute speed of my PowerShell code actually […]

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Keynote at PS Day 2018

Posted by: | August 4, 2018 Comments Off on Keynote at PS Day 2018 |

PSDay is one day PowerShell conference in London. I’m proud, and honoured, to have been asked to provide the Keynote at PS Day 2018.   Full details of the event are available at https://psday.uk/   I’ll also be doing a session on CIM.   It looks like a really good agenda.   Looking forward to […]

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