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  • Blog Post: Trim Your Strings with PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to trim strings and clean up data. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife heads out today to spend time with her other passion at the Blue Ridge Classic Horse Show . Unfortunately, I will not...
  • Blog Post: Using the Split Method in PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Split method in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Dude, dude, dude, (or dudette, as the case may be) I still cannot find my teapot after our move. At least I found my kettle to heat water so I can make...
  • Blog Post: Join Me in a Few String Methods Using PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the String class of the Join method in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning while I was eating breakfast and reviewing my email on my Surface 2 Pro, I noticed that I have meetings all afternoon...
  • Blog Post: Keep Your Hands Clean: Use PowerShell to Glue Strings Together

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about several approaches for concatenating strings by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This weekend, I was speaking about blogging and technical writing at the South Carolina Writers Workshop in Rock Hill, South...
  • Blog Post: PowerShell String Theory

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to work with strings. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This has been an exciting week around the Scripting Household. From our lanai, we can see several little rabbits hopping around—they seem to like...
  • Blog Post: Use PowerShell to Create a Holiday Snow Person

    Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell here-strings to create an ASCII holiday snow person. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I returned from our European tour yesterday, just in time for the Windows PowerShell users group...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Learn How to Handle String Output from Within PowerShell

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, discusses several different ways to handle string output from inside Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is official—the 2012 Scripting Games are finally over (actually they were over yesterday, and I promised not...
  • Blog Post: Variable Substitution in a PowerShell Script Block

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about performing variable substitution inside a Windows PowerShell script block. Hey, Scripting Guy! I am trying to create a command. The command contains variables that I would like to assign prior to creating the command. However, when I get to...
  • Blog Post: Weekend Scripter: Handle the PowerShell Pipeline and Use the Console

    Summary : Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about handling output to the Windows PowerShell console while using the pipeline. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I are enjoying Virginia Beach. We have met some really cool and smart people here at the Mark Minasi...