PowerTip: What Should You Learn in 2015?

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Richard Siddaway, makes a recommendation for 2015.  What Windows PowerShell topic should I learn in 2015?  Desired State Configuration (DSC). Note  Today's PowerTip was supplied by Windows PowerShell MVP, Richard Siddaway.


2014: A PowerShell Year in Perspective

Summary: Richard Siddaway discusses the growth of Windows PowerShell in 2014. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Richard Siddaway looks at the world of Windows PowerShell in 2014… The Scripting Guy asked me if I’d like to review 2014 from a Windows PowerShell perspective. This is…


PowerTip: Resources for Learning PowerShell

Summary: Learn about resources to help you learn about Windows PowerShell.  What do you recommend for online resources to learn about Windows PowerShell and find answers and help for script issues.  The Script Center is the landing page to start. From there, you can go to the Script Center Repository,            the Hey, Scripting Guy!…


Top Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog Posts for 2014

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about the top Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts for 2014. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we feature Honorary Scripting Guy and Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, aka The Scripting Wife. Hello everyone, I did a little research and came up with the top five Hey,…


PowerTip: Find PowerShell User Groups

Summary: Learn how to easily find Windows PowerShell user groups.  Where can I find information about which cities have Windows PowerShell user groups?  There are two locations: User Groups on PowerShell.org                          PowerShell Community Groups Also feel free to contact me directly at ScriptingWife@hotmail.com. Sometimes I know of cities with people who would like to meet-up…


Top PowerShell Scripts of 2014

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about the top Windows PowerShell scripts of 2014 in the Script Center Script Repository. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, also known as “The Scripting Wife” is here today to tell us the five most popular scripts that were downloaded from the…


Weekend Scripter: Playing with PowerShell Prompt

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about playing with the Windows PowerShell prompt. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is time to round up all of those end-of-the-year kinds of things. This is, in fact, the last weekend Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog post of 2014. Not sure what that means; but it…


PowerTip: Explore PowerShell Help

Summary: Use Out-GridView to easily explore Windows PowerShell Help.  How can I easily explore Windows PowerShell cmdlets and then see the cmdlet Help from them?  Use the Get-Command cmdlet, pipe the output to Out-GridView with the -Wait parameter,            and then pipe the results to Get-Help with the –Full parameter.            This example finds all cmdlets that begin with…


PowerTip: Round Numbers with PowerShell

Summary: Easily use Windows PowerShell to round numbers.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to easily round numbers?  Use the Round static method from the System.Math class, for example: PS C:\> 22/7 3.14285714285714 PS C:\> [math]::Round(22/7) 3 PS C:\> 


Weekend Scripter: Exploring IP Address Functions

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell with TCP/IP. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, I decided to make a cup of orange spice tea. I did not even do it manually. I used a tea bag. I know, I know, I know. But hey, sometimes I like…