ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 10-April-2020

Topics include Azure, GPOs, Bits and more…

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

Simple file and folder transfer using Bits

by Mateusz Czerniawski on 6th April

We all heard of Bits. It’s the demo service most scripts fiddle with, when Windows services are concerned. But what it is and how we can benefit from it?

How to Parse ARM Output Variables in Azure DevOps Pipelines

by Adam Bertram on 7th April

In this article, you’re to learn one of the most troublesome (personal opinion) aspects of using ARM templates in AzDo pipelines – managing output variables.

GPO from zero to hero – How to backup GPO

by @JM2K69 on 7th April

This post discusses the Backup of GPO and how to restore them in Active Directory with and without PowerShell.

Enabling Clickable PowerPoint Actions.

by @singhprateik on 7th April

Using clickable actions in PowerPoint presentations can be super useful to launch Visual Studio Code or PowerShell ISE, and seamlessly open and demo PowerShell code..

PowerShell supports a powerful pipeline concept.

by @TobiasPSP on 7th April

PowerShell supports a powerful pipeline concept. Learn how the PowerShell pipeline works, and how you can pipeline-enable your own PowerShell functions.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

u/mdj_ makes the case to not use win32_product for checking installed software and shares a blog post explaining his position.

Tweet of the Week

Jeff Hicks provides a link to a repo of useful code in his Github gists

Youtube: April Fools Day: PowerShell Tips, Tricks & Dad Jokes with Steven Judd

RTPSUG hosted a special April Fools users group meeting with fun jokes and PowerShell.

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