Archive for May, 2017

PowerShell Syntax Highlighting

May 30th, 2017 by and tagged , , ,

With Windows 10 / Server 2016, PowerShell got command-line syntax highlighting. And what a difference that makes! With syntax highlighting, it’s easier to see a mistyped line of code as you make the mistake. Combined with intelligent tab-completion, my errors/command ratio is way, way down.   Many of the same advantages accrued to readers of […]

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Guest Post — Get-myFreeSpace Revisited

May 4th, 2017 by and tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Today’s post comes by way of a co-worker, Robert Carlson, who took my previous post on getting the free disk space of remote computers¬†and offered a very useful suggestion — instead of outputting strings, which is only useful for a display or report, he suggests creating a PSCustomObject and outputting that. Slick! I like it. […]

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