ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 29-May-2020

Topics include Performance Counters, Out-buffer, Pester and more…

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

Automating with PowerShell: Creating dynamic distribution groups in all O365 tenants

by @KelvinTegelaar on 27th May

Kelvin came up with a script to create a distribution group and add users dynamically in the O365 tenants.

Solving the PowerShell Counting Challenge

by @JeffHicks on 27th May

A few great challenge snippets by Jeff Hicks

Using Performance Counters

by @TobiasPSP on 28th May

Learn how to automate CPU load monitoring with performance counters.

So That’s What OutBuffer Is For!

by @WindosNZ on 28th May

In this post, Josh explains about what is -OutBuffer and what is it for.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

As a long time fish shell user who recently returned to Windows, I really wanted to recreate the prompt from the fish shell, so I wrote a little script to do it! It’s my first Powershell script, and I’m amazed by how easy it is to script things; it’s just like C#!

Tweet of the Week

#pester #pspester #powershell It is finally true, Pester 5.0.0 is out, go grab it in PSGallery.

Youtube: Run PowerShell in VS Code on WSL2

In this video, I show how to install PowerShell in Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2. After it’s copied to the machine, I then show how to configure the VS Code PowerShell extension so that you can execute PowerShell on the Linux WSL instance.