ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 6-September-2019

Topics include PowerShell meetups, Network Connections, PowerShell on Android, Regex and more.

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


by Mike Kanakos on 1st of September

Research Triangle PowerShell Users Group is hosting a PowerShell Saturday. Get Mike's insight on what a PowerShell Saturday is and details about how the event will be set up in Raleigh, NC.

Detecting Wired, Wireless, and VPN Connections using PowerShell

by Johan Arwidmark on 2nd of September

Johan was having trouble detecting network connection type across 50k machines in his environment. In his blog post he shares some details about a script he used to check if a system was using wired/wireless/VPN.

I run PowerShell on Android and so can you !!

by TheMentor on 3rd of September

Step by Step guide detailing the process of installing PowerShell on an Android device.

Weekly Module Spotlight: Polaris

by Ravikanth Chaganti on September 3rd

Polaris is a cross-platform, minimalist web framework for PowerShell that is quick and easy to use.

PowerShell ForEach-Object Parallel Feature

by Paul Higinbotham on September 4th

PowerShell 7.0 Preview 3 is now available with a new ForEach-Object Parallel Experimental feature. This feature is a great new tool for parallelizing work, but like any tool, it has its uses and drawbacks. This article describes this new feature, how it works, when to use it and when not to.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Most Popular Weekly Post

Speaker Opportunities for PowerShell Southampton User Group

Tweet of the Week

Brett asks about using git with PowerShell.

Youtube: Detecting Text Patterns with PowerShell Regular Expressions

When you want to extract some text from a string, regular expressions come to the rescue. There are a few different ways of using regular expressions in PowerShell, but the -match operator is arguably the easiest. We'll take a look at how to use the -match operator to evaluate regular expressions against singleton and array string values. We'll also explore the built-in $matches variable, which gets populated when you have a positive match against a singleton string value, using the -match operator.