ICYMI: PowerShell Week of 21-August-2020

Topics include Microsoft 365, PowerShell 7.1, Managing Cloud with Powershell and more…

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

PowerShell to C# and Back: Data Types, Type conversion, Variables and Operators

by Prateek Singh on 16th August

It’s like an old tradition to introduce new programming language to the readers using a ‘Hello World!’ program, so keeping that in mind here are the steps to create your first Hello World program in C# and a step by step explanation of each line and keyword used in the program. We also have some examples where we would be consuming C# code in PowerShell and executing it.

PowerShell 7.1 Preview 6

by Steve Lee on 17th August

Today, we are releasing the sixth preview of the PowerShell 7.1 release! With a roadmap update to match.

How to Send Email Securely with PowerShell

by Adam Listek on 20th August

Need to notify your team on a failed service, only to find that your PowerShell email has bounced? Unauthenticated email has become difficult to pass in many mail systems. You don’t want to miss an important email notification because you relied on outdated PowerShell cmdlets.

How to Manage Microsoft Teams via PowerShell

by Anthony Bartolo on 20th August

A quick overview of some commands in the Microsoft Teams Module

Monitoring With PowerShell: Monitoring O365 Alerts

by Kevin Tegelaar on 21st August

A look at different types of alerting policies within the M365 space.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

Reddit Post to show an automatically populating script menu

Tweet of the Week

Set VS Code default language to PowerShell

Youtube: Manage Cloud with PowerShell

Learn how to manage cloud with PowerShell on major cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Discover how to authenticate your PowerShell session to your cloud account and then create and manage resources. See how you can use PowerShell to harness the power of the cloud! I wrap up this episode with a fully working example of creating and securing cloud resources demoing AWS and Azure side-by-side!

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