PowerTip: Use PowerShell to list all possible colors in the console

Summary: Use PowerShell and enumeration to access all possible colors that you can use in the console. Is there a way to see all of the available colors that I can use when using Write-Host? We sure can! Why, with just one line in PowerShell, you’re all done! Here is an example: [System.Enum]::getvalues([System.ConsoleColor])


Use PowerShell to report on SharePoint content with custom (dingbat) characters

Summary: Learn how to use PowerShell to retrieve SharePoint list item values as dingbat symbols to make HTML reports simple and clean. Can you show me an example of how to report on my SharePoint data by using something other than the standard ASCII characters? Today we have a special guest MVP, Chendrayan Venkatesan, to…


Use PowerShell to maintain IIS logs

Summary: Learn how to use PowerShell to maintain and work with IIS logs. Welcome back guest blogger, Terri Donahue. Here are Terri’s previous blog posts. Terri is a Senior Customer Support Engineer for Dynamicweb NA and a Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP. Twitter: @terrid_dw Internet Information Services (IIS) log maintenance has been a thorn…