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  • Blog Post: Pre- and Post-Incrementing Do...While Loop in PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about pre- and post-incrementing the Do...While loop in Windows PowerShell. Hey, Scripting Guy! I think that I found a bug in Windows PowerShell. In fact, I am pretty sure that I have. It involves using the ++ increment operator. For example, I know...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: The Continue Statement

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Continue statement in looping. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Dude, dude, dude (or dudette). TechEd 2014 is nearly here. Tomorrow the Scripting Wife and I jump onto a big old hairy plane and head to Houston, Texas for...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Advanced Break

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about additional uses for the Break statement in looping. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, it is cool and the sun is barely up. I am sipping a cup of English Breakfast tea with a spoonful of spearmint and peppermint leaves...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Basics of the Break

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about the basics of using the Break statement in a Windows PowerShell loop. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Hmmm, it seems that the Scripting Wife and I just returned from the Windows PowerShell Summit, and yet in four days, we are leaving...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Understanding and Using Do…Until

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about understanding and using the Do…Until loop. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I are busy getting ready for TechEd 2014 North America, which will be in Houston, Texas this year. It kicks off this Sunday...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Understanding and Using Do...While

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Do…While statement in Windows PowerShell scripts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Last week, the Scripting Wife and I were at the Windows PowerShell Summit in Bellevue, Washington. It was an awesome week. We got...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: The Automatic Foreach

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell and the automatic Foreach feature. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of my favorite features in Windows PowerShell (since Windows PowerShell 3.0) is what I call the automatic Foreach . Basically, it means that...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Using While

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about Windows PowerShell looping and looks at using the While statement. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that I see with people coming to Windows PowerShell from VBScript or some other language, is that they seem to...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell Looping: Using the Foreach-Object Cmdlet

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Foreach-Object cmdlet in Part 2 of the Looping Week series. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to address a major point of confusion for newbie Windows PowerShell scripters. That point is the Foreach-Object...
  • Blog Post: Basics of PowerShell Looping: Foreach

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell Foreach statement to loop through a collection. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. When the Scripting Wife and I were in Amsterdam, Windows PowerShell MVP, Jeff Wouters, told me that a lot of people he...
  • Blog Post: Hey Scripting Guy! The Scripting Wife Learns About Looping

    This week we are following the Scripting Wife as she pushes ahead with her preparations for the 2010 Scripting Games . You can catch up with her progress by reviewing the articles in the archive . It is the weekend. In two days, the 2010 Scripting Games kick off. Next week, to be honest, will be a...
  • Blog Post: The 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 10: Use PowerShell to Measure Time to Complete a Command

    Summary : Beginner Event 10 in 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to determine the amount of time a command takes to complete. About this event Division Beginner Date of Event 4/15/2011 12:01 AM Due Date 4/22/2011 12...