Welcome to the Weekend Surprise! Surprise! =^)

We have a new release for the Windows PowerShell script. You can use it to browse content on TechNet Wiki. Thanks go out to Tony Soper for letting us know of this great resource!

Microsoft® Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell has reached the RC milestone . Please try the download link (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=246229).

With this release customers will be able to:

  • Find PowerShell scripts, snippets, and modules
    • in online repositories such as TechNet Script center, PoshCode.org, and Bing.
    • in local and network file systems.
  • Browse community resources, such as TechNet Wiki.
  • Browse ‘How-to’ guidance on Windows PowerShell from online resources such as TechNet and MSDN.
  • Save scripts, snippets, and module with metadata.
  • Integrate with Windows PowerShell ISE as an Add-on.
  • Install as a Windows feature

Microsoft Script Explorer is tested with Windows Server 2012 RTM, Win 8 RTM, Win Server 2008 SP2, Win Server 2008 R2 SP1, Win7 SP1, and Win Vista SP2;  and PowerShell v2 and v3.  Join the Script Explorer TechNet forum discussion about Script Explorer.

Request: PowerShell IT professionals could use this tool to get the right guidance on Windows PowerShell.  How-to guidance feature enables searching for relevant articles.  You can help by providing  us links to PowerShell resources (TechNet Wiki articles, blogs, community groups, forums, websites, and RSS feeds) that help PowerShell IT professionals in understanding and using Windows PowerShell better. We would like to make these assets searchable from the tool. You can let send us your resources at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/scriptexplorer/

 

Let us know in the comments if you give the PowerShell script a test run! What did you do with it? What worked well? What was difficult?

Thanks!

   - Ninja Ed