ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 27-September-2019

PowerShell for Admins

Topics include emojis, orchestration, 365 storage, ternary operators, bash and more.

Special thanks to Robin Dadswell, Mark Roloff, Prasoon Karunan V, and Kevin Laux.

VM orchestration using PowerShell Core and Azure Functions

by Olivier Miossec on 23rd September

Imagine a situation where you need to download data from external sources and you need to make complex calculations and aggregations on it. You don't know in advance the amount of data you will have and the schedule of flow during the day, more calculations and aggregations process are mono-thread. Find out how to setup this using PowerShell!

Clear Office 365 Storage Size with Versioning

by Ricardo Calejo on 24th September

One of the things most people don’t know when creating a Group or a Team with an associated SharePoint Site, or even a new sitecollection, is that out of the box, its document libraries (or similar) have versioning enabled and supporting a maximum of 500 versions. This a cool feature, but can impact your Office365 storage quota and severely decrease its size.

Getting Familiar with the Ternary Operator in PowerShell 7

by Josh King on 25th September

What the heck is a "ternary" and what's it doing in my PowerShell?!

Integrate Linux Commands into Windows with PowerShell and the Windows Subsystem for Linux

by Mike Battista on 26th September

A common question Windows developers have is “why doesn’t Windows have 'INSERT FAVORITE LINUX COMMAND HERE' yet?”. Whether longing for a powerful pager like less or wanting to use familiar commands like grep or sed, Windows developers desire easy access to these commands as part of their core workflow.

Generate an overview of all Microsoft Flows with PowerShell

by Maarten Peeters on 26th September

Users can easily create flows in SharePoint and in their OneDrive so as a company you want to monitor and manage this behaviour. With PowerShell you can generate a list all flows that have been created and who created it. This way you can keep track on who’s building flows, which triggers and actions are users using and the current state of the flow.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Most Popular Weekly Post

.Net Core 3.0 is now released and with it new container images. By popular demand Microsoft is now including PowerShell Core as part of the .Net Core 3.0 SDK container image.

Tweet of the Week

PowerShell and Emojis... say no more!

Youtube: PowerShell Module Development

Asish Raj Discusses the ins and outs of PowerShell Modules on his PowerShell basics series.

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