Weekend Scripter: PowerShell Module Manifests—The Video

Summary: Ed Wilson presents a recap video where he talks about Windows PowerShell module manifests. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It has been stormy for the last couple of days. It makes for a great time to spend offline playing around with my Windows 10 laptop or Surface Pro 3. Watching the power of…


Add Default Values for PowerShell Module Manifest

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about adding default values to your Windows PowerShell module manifest.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I kind of like the idea of creating a manifest for my Windows PowerShell module, but it seems like a lot of busy work. I mean, I seem to always be typing the same thing…


Understanding PowerShell Modules

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about Windows PowerShell modules.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing about Windows PowerShell modules, but I do not know what they really mean. Is it something that comes with Windows PowerShell, or is it something I have to buy or download? I don’t get it. Can you shed…


PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Install Modules on Your System

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to install modules on your system.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to roll out a new set of modules that are used extensively in my organization?  When Windows PowerShell 5.0 is available, you can use PowerShellGet against an internal repository            to install your modules….


PowerTip: Override Modules in PowerShell Session

Summary: Learn how to override the modules you have imported into your Windows PowerShell session.  How can I re-load the Windows PowerShell module that I am developing so I can test the changes at each            stage of development?  By default, if you have a module loaded into to your Windows…


HelpInfoUri, HelpUri, and other Help Mysteries

Summary: Learn about Updatabe Help in Windows PowerShell 3.0. Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson here. Today June Blender is back to tell us about Updatable Help in Windows PowerShell 3.0. Take it away, June… One of the great advances in Windows PowerShell 3.0 is Updatable Help. The advantages of updating the Help files on the box between releases are…


Weekend Scripter: Add Power and Functionality to the PowerShell ISE Part 2

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, adds more power and functionality to the Windows PowerShell ISE with a modified module. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This is Part 2 of a two part series where I edit my Windows PowerShell ISE module and add five new functions. The five new functions are: Add-RemarkedText…


Weekend Scripter: Add Power and Functionality to the PowerShell ISE Part 1

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, begins a revision of his Windows PowerShell ISE Module by adding five new functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I decided to block off the weekend to work on my Windows PowerShell ISE module. There are several things that I want to add to it because the…


I Found This Module—What Do I Do?

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about how to use a Windows PowerShell module.   Hey, Scripting Guy!  I found this module in the Scripting Guys Script Repository. Now what do I do? —SH  Hello SH, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I have been busy booking travel to Madrid, Spain for…


Closures in PowerShell

Summary: Bruce Payette talks about Windows PowerShell closures and how to call the GetNewClosure method. 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 the book…