PowerShell Toolbar (updated)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Last year I blogged about the PowerShell Toolbar. Since than the toolbar was downloaded more than 850 times. I would like to thanks all the people who used it and still are, your comments have helped me a lot in improving it. Again, if you feel I missed something or someone, please leave a comment or send me an email through the contact section of this blog or through the toolbar itself. Here are the latest improvements and changes. You can download the toolbar HERE.  Search   When you click the little down arrow you’ll find a new search option ‘PowerShell...

How to send Twitter direct messages from PowerShell

Sunday, May 10, 2009

This function sends a direct message (DM) from your Twitter account to another Twitter user, notice that you can only send a direct message to a person who follows you. function Send-DirectTweet($Recipient,$Message,$UserName,$Password){    $url="http://twitter.com/direct_messages/new.xml?user=$Recipient&text=$Message"    $request = ::Create($url)    $request.credentials= New-Object System.Net.NetworkCredential($UserName,$Password)    $request.method= "POST"    $request.contentType = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"    $request.GetResponse().statusCode # return the status code of the request ...

TweeterTags – What Are We All About?

Thursday, February 5, 2009

TweeterTags is a Twitter application, currently in public beta, which aims to add to the existing functionality of Twitter by allowing users to tag themselves, and find others according to similar tags. Tweeter Tags makes it easy to declare your interests and find new, like-minded friends. Have a question you need answering? Find relevant people on Twitter to ask.   TweeterTags works in two ways. Firstly, it allows you to tag yourself according to your own interests, skills or topics; Secondly, it utilizes information via the Twitter API to show you what tags...
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