Topics include pop-ups, dbatools, unit testing galore, and chatops.
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Get-PwshUpdates: Check if there is a PowerShell update available and install it
by Barbara Forbes on June 30th
Life happening and you forgot that there’s an update for PS Core? Thankfully, Barbara has put together a module to remind you of when there’s a new version available for download and lets you install it with a click.
How to Show a Pop-Up or Balloon Tip Notification from PowerShell?
If you need a way to notify your end users when a script completes or otherwise quickly communicate to their desktop, this post runs you through a couple of methods to achieve the task.
Unit testing in PowerShell, introduction to Pester
by Olivier Miossec on July 2nd
The foundations of Pester laid bare, Olivier brings everyone a great first step into the world of unit testing.
Hiding Warnings in dbatools
by Shane O’Neill on June 28th
Error handling is a great notch to have on your belt but if you’re working with dbatools, there are a few special considerations that are worth knowing.
Youtube: ChatOps and Bots with PowerShell!
From PSConfEU, Steve Lee runs you through the benefits of ChatOps and demonstrates how to build your first PowerShell chat bot.
Twitch: PowerShell 101 with Michael and Christian – Part 13_
From the Brisbane user group, Michael continues a learning series with some work in PS Core.