Category Archives: Learning Powershell

Learning PowerShell

A recent post on powershell.org – https://powershell.org/2017/06/22/taking-powershell-to-the-next-level/ – gave this path for learning PowerShell and becoming more proficient Books: Learn Powershell In A Month of Lunches Learn Powershell Toolmaking in a month of Lunches Windows Powershell In Action 3rd Edition … Continue reading

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PowerShell column

The first in a regular(ish) series of articles has been published on the TechNet UK Blog. http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/archive/2015/11/20/why-you-need-to-learn-powershell.aspx Covering all things PowerShell related the articles will be appearing every 3-4 weeks.

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Learning PowerShell

I’ve been thinking about how people learn PowerShell through watching some people at work who are learning it and watching the questions on the forums – many of which start off “I’m new to PowerShell and…” There seems to be … Continue reading

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PowerShell Jump start pt 2

The second part of the PowerShell jump start – Tools and Scripting – was broadcast on 1 August The recordings are now available from http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/advanced-tools-scripting-with-powershell-3-0-jump-start#fbid=ueva0zXsYy9 The first set of recordings are still available at http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/getting-started-with-powershell-3-0-jump-start#fbid=ueva0zXsYy9 I even get a mention

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Ensuring that parameter values are passed to your function

A question on the forum about a function had me thinking. The user had defined two parameters for the function and then used Read-Host to get the values. NO Much better way is to use an advanced function and make … Continue reading

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Introduction to PowerShell workflows

The recording, slides and demo scripts from tonights session are available at https://skydrive.live.com/#cid=43CFA46A74CF3E96&id=43CFA46A74CF3E96%2140260

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Working with strings: Introduction

It does seem to matter what we are doing or what language we are using we end up manipulating strings. PowerShell string objects have number of methods for dealing with strings Clone            MethodCompareTo        MethodContains         MethodCopyTo           MethodEndsWith         MethodEquals           MethodGetEnumerator    MethodGetHashCode      MethodGetType          … Continue reading

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