Writing scripts and functions we sometimes just want something to do or be one way with one purpose. I have mulled over things and re-coded tools to work with different things. The one thing I find to be the best in every situation is always script or code with objects in mind so that theContinue reading “Does anyone object?”
Category Archives: Powershell
Google cloud and the absence of PowerShell.
I was looking into google cloud to explore some options for a client to leverage some automation elements and was very interested until I learned of the lack of PowerShell support. For the life of me I cannot understand Google’s purpose to neglect populations of individual platforms and still want professionals to take their platformContinue reading “Google cloud and the absence of PowerShell.”
Mobile PowerShell Needed?
I have always wanted to get my mittens on a mobile iteration of the prized management tool. I made sure I got a mobile sized tablet that would allow for me to use this on the go. Remote Desktop, Team viewer, Screen connect, VNC just dont respond like a native client. Wouldn’t it be somethingContinue reading “Mobile PowerShell Needed?”
VS code ready to replace PowerShell ISE?
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”
Excel Charts from PowerShell data
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”
Visualizing Data with Excel and Powershell
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”
Setting the Max Memory in SQL Server
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”
Learning to access data from APIs (Invoke-WebRequest)
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)”