Windows PowerShell 3.0 CTP1 is available for download!

September 20, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP1) is available for download for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Read the full announcement on the PowerShell team blog. Check out this post on the PowerShell Magazine site for a quick review of new cmdlets and parameters in v3. var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};
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How to disable positional parameter binding in PowerShell vNext

September 19, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Windows PowerShell supports two kind of parameters: Named and Positional. In a nutshell, Named parameters must be specified on the command line while Positional parameters are inferred by the argument’s position on the command line. The type of the parameter is controlled by the attribute (see about_Parameters). What if we wanted to disable positional parameters and force users to write the parameter name and its value? Consider the following example, all parameters values are positional. Can you guess the parameter names? PS> Register-ObjectEvent $timer Elapsed Timer.Random...

Get Your Game On! Leverage Proxy Functions In Windows PowerShell

September 1, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; I’m excited to announce that MVP Kirk Munro (aka poshoholic) and I are going to present in the upcoming PowerShell Deep Dive track at the The Experts Conference in Frankfurt, Germany (17-19 October 2011).   In this session we will take a deep dive into proxy functions in PowerShell. We have been working together on PowerShell Proxy Extensions, a powerful module that leverages proxy functions and makes it easier than ever to create these powerful extensions to PowerShell. We will demonstrate what proxy functions are and why they are important, and then show how...
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