There is a push to go to Visual Studio Code, which is a plug-in rather than the PowerShell.exe having its own dedicated ISE application. It can be seen as smart, others see this as allowing for distractions. I do not like the syntax in the responses of commands, I don’t like the lack of theContinue reading “VS code ready to replace PowerShell ISE?”
There is a special place in my heart for tab-completion. Just invoking it brings peace of mind. There are a lot of people that feel like they are retired school spelling-bee champs. I tend to like the command line validation. It sounds crazy but even when I spell it out all the way it feelContinue reading “Tab-complete Therapy”
It’s strange how often we talk about history and how many of us actually get it. Today 42 years ago my brother was born on this day as mother’s first child, she celebrated her Mother’s Day two days in a row. Although he passed away before his time. I will never forget how he affectedContinue reading “Get-History”
Looking to make Reports more sharing friendly? First start with an additional module known as “importExcel” (the link to the psgallery details is there) Truth be told you can also Export to excel as well even though the name doesn’t give that away. Script Time!!!! (I actually had to type this because I say thisContinue reading “Excel Charts from PowerShell data”
Recently I was Reading a write-up on API and transforming data with Python. I know this is a blog about PowerShell right? However I want to point out that python is a scripting environment and actually more involved to get started so the restraints of that for a beginner is constricting (Pun intended). PowerShell isContinue reading “Visualizing Data with Excel and Powershell”
Here is a quick post about setting the max memory in SQL Server so that you got no worries if you forgot to set this at installation. I get it we all been there before. This was a step I over looked when starting out with SharePoint many years ago. However I did recently haveContinue reading “Setting the Max Memory in SQL Server”
PowerShell is known for its wide capabilities to “shell” out changes and reporting data. Websites are embracing the movement with data standards native to PowerShell and it’s cyphering functionality. Formats like JSON, and XML that are leveraged as responses for sites that load data. So using invoke-webrequest and piping the results to convertfrom-json can turnContinue reading “Learning to access data from APIs (Invoke-WebRequest)”
Recently I noticed that there are not a lot of scriptwriters stick to PowerShell only. There is a way to harness PowerShell to do other jobs like: modify/build databases Build/update websites build and update dashboards reconfigure Switches I will be going over some simple examples that you can explore and build on. Stay Tuned….
I have been scripting for quite sometime and sometimes there are older CMD tools that just work. Most would say why reinvent the wheel? Well if the wheel wasn’t constantly being revised and upgraded then all the newer methods and functions wouldn’t be as robust. With programming in c# there are methods and you canContinue reading “Effective practices”
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