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  • Blog Post: Using a Tuple in PowerShell

    Summary : Learn how to use a Tuple in Windows PowerShell Hey, Scripting Guy! I read your article from yesterday, so I know about Tuples. How do I actually use one? —HD Hello HD, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I just got back from working out with my trainer. I am not nearly...
  • Blog Post: What’s a Tuple, and Why Would I Want to Use It?

    Summary : Learn about using tuples with Windows PowerShell. Hey, Scripting Guy! What is a tuple, and why would I want to use one? —RT Hello RT, Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I just got back from the gymnasium, and I am sitting on the back porch sipping a glass of water...
  • Blog Post: Learn How to Use .NET Framework Commands inside Windows PowerShell

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson shows how to use .NET Framework commands inside Windows PowerShell Hey, Scripting Guy! I understand that Windows PowerShell is built upon the .NET Framework. I also get the idea that some of the Windows PowerShell cmdlets are simply calling things from...
  • Blog Post: More Messing Around with Wireless Settings with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about messing around with wireless settings with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. OK, I will admit it (in case you did not know), I am a geek. I also love my job at Microsoft. I get to play around with Windows PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find and Explore .NET Framework Classes

    Summary : The Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to find and to explore .NET Framework classes. PoshReflectionExplorer? Or not. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well the day finally arrived. This morning the Scripting Wife dropped me off at the airport...
  • Blog Post: How Can I Tell Which Version of the .NET Framework is Installed on a Computer?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I tell which version of the .NET Framework is installed on a computer? -- MW Hey, MW. You know, every now and then people say to us, “Wow, you guys write a daily column about system administration scripting; you must be really smart.” We wish. The truth is, we write a daily...
  • Blog Post: Use .NET Framework Classes to Explore Windows PowerShell Processes

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy teaches you how to use .NET Framework classes to explore the Windows PowerShell process in this beginner how-to post Hey, Scripting Guy! I want to first tell you that I appreciate all the hard work you do. I find your articles to be both funny and educational. I...
  • Blog Post: Use .NET Classes to Configure the Windows PowerShell Console

    Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guys show how to use .NET Framework classes to configure the Windows PowerShell console. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am curious about how the .NET Framework classes work. I saw posts from a couple weeks ago, but I still have questions. For example, it seems that the Windows...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! How Do I Format with Windows PowerShell? (Part 2)

    ( Note : Today's article is written by guest scripter, Thomas Lee. Here is Thomas' scripting autobiography from The Official Scripting Guys Forum! where he is a moderator: I've been scripting pretty much forever. I used to be pretty hot at JCL on the IBM 360 in the late 1960s, did a ton of shell scripting...
  • Blog Post: Using PowerShell Get-Member to Explore the .NET Framework

    Summary: Learn how to use the Windows PowerShell Get-Member cmdlet to explore the .NET Framework in this interactive how-to post. Hey, Scripting Guy! When you give examples of using the Get-Member cmdlet to explore the members of something in Windows PowerShell it seems so easy. The problem is...
  • Blog Post: Use .NET Framework Classes to Augment PowerShell when Required

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell classes to augment the native functionality of Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems like the conference season is gearing up. Keep an eye on my upcoming appearances page so hopefully...
  • Blog Post: Why Use .NET Framework Classes from Within PowerShell?

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the need to use .NET Framework classes from within Windows PowerShell code. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I had a great meeting with the Windows PowerShell Users Group in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Work with the .NET Framework Classes

    Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to work with the .NET Framework classes and assemblies. Hey, Scripting Guy! I want to be able to find information about services that are related to device drivers but I cannot find a Windows PowerShell cmdlet that provides that information. Is there...
  • Blog Post: Hey, Scripting Guy! How Do I Format with Windows PowerShell? (Part 1)

    ( Note : Today's article is written by guest scripter, Thomas Lee. Here is Thomas' scripting autobiography from The Official Scripting Guys Forum! where he is a moderator: I've been scripting pretty much forever. I used to be pretty hot at JCL on the IBM 360 in the late 1960s, did a ton of shell scripting...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Work with the .NET Framework Service Classes

    Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to work with the .NET Framework service controller classes. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am curious about the .NET Framework. I tried to use a .NET Framework class in a Windows PowerShell script recently, and the script seems to run erratically. Because I am...