Category Archives: Windows PowerShell 2.0

From Zero to PowerShell 2.0 – Working with the File System

After the initial exploration of PowerShell, learning about pipelines and looking at interactive vs. scripted execution, it is time to do something useful. I have picked an example from “the real world”: an application is using a set of file-system … Continue reading

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From Zero to PowerShell 2.0 – Interactive vs. Scripting Mode

In the previous two posts [1,2], we have used the interactive Windows PowerShell Console or the PowerShell ISE Console Window to execute commands. While this works fine for some ad-hoc processing, the reality will usually be different: you will develop, … Continue reading

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From Zero to PowerShell 2.0 – Pipelines

After the first look at PowerShell 2.0, we already know there are tons of commands – or Commandlets as they are called in PowerShell. Each one of them is a more or less powerful feature by itself but usually, you … Continue reading

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From Zero to PowerShell 2.0 – The first Steps

In all honesty, I did hear about Windows PowerShell quite a while ago but never really bothered to take a closer look. Mainly, because I was thinking that this would be little more than a modern Command Line Prompt and … Continue reading

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