ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 22-November-2019

Topics include Group-Object, Power Platform, Preview 6 and more.

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

Speeding Up Group-Object

by Tobias Weltner on 17th November

There is a design flaw in Group-Object. With a workaround, your scripts can be up tp 50x faster and still 2x faster on PowerShell Core.

Safely Using WMI in PowerShell (Part 2)

by Prateik Singh on 18th November

In this mini-series, we are looking at the differences between Get-WmiObject and Get-CimInstance. Future PowerShell versions no longer support Get-WmiObject, so it is time to switch to Get-CimInstance if you haven’t already.

PowerShell: The Software that Changed My Life

by Adam Bertram on 19th November

In this personal blog post, learn how one technology managed to change the entire trajectory of a sysadmin.

How to Block Self-Service Purchase for Power Platform Products Using PowerShell

by the AdminDroid team on 19th November

Recently Microsoft announced Self-service purchase capabilities for Power Platform products (Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow).

Self-service purchase capability arrives automatically and enabled by default. Due to this change, individuals within the organization can buy subscriptions directly without contacting their IT department.

PowerShell 7 Preview 6

by Steve Lee on 21st November

Today we shipped PowerShell 7 Preview.6! This release contains a number of new features and many bug fixes from both the community as well as the PowerShell team. This will be the last preview release as we head towards a Release Candidate in December.

Reddit /r/PowerShell - Most Popular Weekly Post

Employee deleted 60,000 files from company sharepoint

Tweet of the Week

@Jessitron shows you how to create your own custom Prompt in PowerShell.

Youtube: PowerShell Ping Buddy - Part 1

A video by Adam Driscoll showing off ping buddy a simple grid display for ping results.

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