ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 15-February-2019

PowerShell for Admins

Topics include Iron Scripter, monitoring your filesystem, VSCode goodness, and more.

Content curated by Brett Bunker, Robin Dadswell, and Mark Roloff.


by Don Jones on February 13th

In case you missed it, here it is. The Iron Scripter challenges have officially kicked off with the first warm-up challenge having been posted. Solve challenges, join a faction, and show off your scripting-chops!

Monitor file changes in Windows with PowerShell and pswatch

by Dan Franciscus on February 11th

Dan gives a quick look into how easy it is to catch filesystem changes in real time with the PSWatch module.

Group Email Notification For Dataset Refresh Failure

by Brett Powell on February 13th

Here's a nice example of how PS can fit into a chain of other tools to create a novel solution. Brett enables an entire team to be notified in the event of dataset refresh failures.

How to save command output to file using Command Prompt or PowerShell

by Mauro Huculak on February 12th

It's a simple but useful tip. Redirecting your output for later review or sharing can be handy for any number of scenarios.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Popular Weekly Post

PowerShell for education! /u/Crimson_89 created a collection of GUI spelling games for their kids. Be sure to check out the repo in the comments.

YouTube: PowerShell ♥️ VSCode

Presenting to the Dutch PowerShell User Group, Tyler Leonhardt demonstrates many of the finer features of VSCode with the PS extension.

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