ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 31-May-2019

Topics include the PowerShell 7 preview, exporting SCCM task sequences, integration testing, and cloud automation.

Content curated by Robin Dadswell, Prasoon Karunan V, and Mark Roloff.

Follow this step-by-step guide to use AWS Lambda with PowerShell

by Prateek Singh on May 27th

A great and detailed starting point for Lambda Functions, and all from the shell.

An Example Azure DevOps Build Pipeline for PowerShell modules

by Adam Rush on May 27th

If you're looking to dip a toe into the current best practice for building modules, this blog from Adam is a good place to start.

Export Task Sequences, Packages, Baselines with Logging

by Gary Blok on May 25th

For those in the SCCM world, Gary's script works through a handy process of exporting task sequences and comparing them to a backed up copy to determine if any changes have been made. There's lots of nice little nuggets in here.

PowerShell – Testing endpoints that perform Anti-forgery verification

by Stephen Owen on May 29th

Testing is so hot right now, and Stephen has a pretty cool example of integration testing to validate that a web app is properly catching CSRF attacks.

PowerShell 7 Road Map

by Steve Lee on May 30th

PowerShell 7 is coming! The first preview version is out. The road map is here. There're some exciting changes with this, including line continuation with the pipe at the start of a newline.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Script Sharing

/u/atoomepuu shares a great little script with a WPF GUI for viewing and removing user profiles.

Podcast: CloudSkills.fm Ep.23: Cloud Development and Automation with PowerShell

If you haven't listened to Mike Pfeiffer's podcast, it's well worth your time. This episode features MVP Adam Driscoll, of Universal Dashboard and PowerShell Pro Tools fame.

About Mark Roloff

Mark Roloff is a delivery engineer at Corus360 in Denver, CO, working with Azure, PowerShell, and whatever else falls in his lap. He enjoys a good craft brew, sci-fi, and solving interesting problems.

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