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PowerShell Errors and Exceptions Handling

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

A Tale of Two Pipelines PowerShell actually leverages two pipelines. If you’ve been following along in the Learn PowerShell series we’ve only engaged the primary pipeline so far. This is because examples provided up...

Learn PowerShell Episode 7 - PowerShell Input & Output 0

PowerShell Input & Output

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

Up to this point in the Learn PowerShell series we have covered examples using very simple PowerShell input and output. Typically we have statically provided inputs by hard coding a variable (ex. $input =...

Learn PowerShell Episode 6 - Taking Control with PowerShell Logic 0

Taking Control with PowerShell Logic

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

The Learn PowerShell series has shown that even basic PowerShell can solve complex problems. As your PowerShell capabilities increase though, you’ll likely discover the need to take more control of your PowerShell logic. Like...

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Working With PowerShell Variables

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

So far in the Learn PowerShell series we have been running cmdlets directly. As you begin to write more advanced PowerShell, you’ll need the ability to save output to PowerShell variables. Saving data into...

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Getting setup for PowerShell Development

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

Up to this point in the Learn PowerShell series we have written and run PowerShell commands directly in the PowerShell console. That quickly becomes impractical when you start writing larger sets of commands, or...

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PowerShell History and Current State

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

The State of the Shell Having a pulse on the current and future state of the language is beneficial in your PowerShell journey. It also helps to know a little PowerShell history. PowerShell is...

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Working with the PowerShell Pipeline

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

The PowerShell Pipeline Of all the concepts you’ll learn in this series, the PowerShell pipeline is arguably the most important. Lets start with a simple definition. A pipeline combines commands connected by pipeline operators....

Learn PowerShell Episode 1 - PowerShell Basics 0

Learn and use PowerShell with just three commands

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

PowerShell Basics Before we dive into the three commands you’ll need to memorize to start using PowerShell, we’ll cover a few basics. Note: If you’d like to follow along (you should!) you’ll need access...

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PS1 – Should you learn PowerShell?

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Learn PowerShell

Deciding if you should learn PowerShell This is post one on a journey towards learning PowerShell. A commitment to learn PowerShell will not be a small investment of your time. Before diving straight in...

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Does the HTPC still have a place?

Once upon a HTPC It doesn’t seem so long ago that I built and hooked up my first HTPC (Home Theater Personal Computer). At the time, it added an unprecedented level of capability to...