Practical Reasons for Upgrading to PowerShell 4.0

Summary: Guest blogger and Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeff Wouters, provides several practical reasons for upgrading to Windows PowerShell 4.0. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we continue our “Why Upgrade to Windows PowerShell 4.0” series with a guest blog post written by Jeff Wouters. Jeff is a Windows PowerShell MVP in the Netherlands,…


PowerTip: Change the PowerShell Prompt

Summary: Learn how to shorten the Windows PowerShell prompt.  I am concerned that the Windows PowerShell prompt is becoming too long when working with the registry or the            file system, and I would like to shorten it.  Change the prompt with the following one-liner (remember to add a space at…


Weekend Scripter: A Hidden Gem in the PowerShell Ocean: Get-PSCallStack

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Jeff Wouters, talks about using the Get-PSCallStack Windows PowerShell cmdlet. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeff Wouters, is back with another guest blog post. To read more of Jeff's previous guest posts, see these Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts. And now, Jeff… I once tweeted…


Pipelined Expressions

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP , Jeff Wouters, shares an excerpt from his chapter in the book, PowerShell Deep Dives. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This week we will not have our usual PowerTip. Instead we have excerpts from seven books from Manning Press. In addition, each blog will have a special code for 50% off…


Strategy for Handling 2013 Scripting Games Events

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell enthusiast, Jeff Wouters, talks about his experience with the 2013 Winter Scripting Games warm-up events. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a special guest blogger, Microsoft Windows PowerShell enthusiast, Jeff Wouters. Here is a little bit about Jeff… Jeff Wouters (B ICT, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE) is a freelance…


The Basics of Windows PowerShell Workflow: When to Use It and Why

Summary: Guest blogger Jeff Wouters talks about the basics of Windows PowerShell 3.0 workflows: when to use it and why. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, The Scripting Wife and I are traveling on our way from Oslo, Norway, to Eindhoven, The Netherlands, where I will speak at the Dutch PowerShell User Group event…