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Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches

Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches

The second edition of Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks’s bestseller, Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches,  is released as an eBook. The printed version should be released on… Read more »

New version of PowerShell Help files

New version of PowerShell Help files

If you start Windows PowerShell with the Run as Administrator option and then type Update-Help -Force -Verbose you should get the new version of some PowerShell Help XML-based files and About topics…. Read more »

#PSTip How to remove the first line from a text file

#PSTip How to remove the first line from a text file

There are a lot of ways to remove the first line from a text file. I hope you will find a multiple assignment technique interesting. Here is what you need… Read more »

#PSTip How do you tell which version of a module’s Help files you have installed?

#PSTip How do you tell which version of a module’s Help files you have installed?

Note: This tip requires PowerShell 3.0. Before you start using PowerShell 3.0, learn about the Updatable Help feature first. The about_Updatable_Help help topic is a good place to start. Also, the… Read more »

#PSTip For which system modules have you downloaded updatable help files?

#PSTip For which system modules have you downloaded updatable help files?

When you run the new Update-Help cmdlet in PowerShell 3.0, it downloads and installs Help files, but you also get HelpInfo XML files. You can find them in $pshome and… Read more »

#PSTip What’s the difference between ${c:\test.txt}, ${c:test.txt}, and ${test.txt}

#PSTip What’s the difference between ${c:\test.txt}, ${c:test.txt}, and ${test.txt}

Each PowerShell drive (PSDrive) has its own notion of current working directory (CurrentLocation): In the variable notation, if the path after the drive specifier is a relative path, then it… Read more »

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