Category: Development

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PowerShell History and Current State

This entry is part 4 of 4 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 4 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....

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Learn and use PowerShell with just three commands

This entry is part 2 of 4 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 4 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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PoshGram – a PowerShell Module for Telegram

PoshGram Overview PoshGram is a PowerShell module that enables you to send messages via the Telegram Bot API. It is written for PowerShell 6.1, which natively supports the form parameter for Invoke-WebRequest and Invoke-RestMethod....

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How to Create a Telegram Bot and Send Messages via API

Telegram bot Overview Telegram fully supports the use of bots via the Telegram bot API. Bots can do anything – and are really only limited to what your imagination can come up with. You...

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Mange HP Servers with iLO RESTful API via PowerShell

Using PowerShell to manage HP servers via the iLO RESTful API If your environment contains HPE Gen9 Servers running iLO 4 2.00 you can leverage PowerShell to interact with the iLO RESTful API of...

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PowerShell Gallery 101

What is the PowerShell Gallery? Microsoft states: The PowerShell Gallery is the central repository for PowerShell content. You can find new PowerShell commands or Desired State Configuration (DSC) resources in the Gallery. Wait a...

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VB.NET detect laptop or desktop

Using VB.NET detect laptop or desktop You may run into a situation where you want to check the machine type and determine if your application is running on a desktop or laptop. This article...

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VB.NET get list of local administrators

Using VB.NET get list of local administrators This post will cover how to use to get a list of local administrators from a device. If you’re like me, you’ve already searched around and...