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Essential PowerShell: To alias, or not to alias, that is the question

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Recently there was a discussion between community experts and a product team about a module they are working on.  The topic being discussed was cmdlet aliases: whether or not they should provide aliases for their...

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PowerShell MVP for 2012

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Every year around Christmas I anxiously await the New Year to see if I receive the Microsoft MVP award again that year.  Well that email came on January 1, 2012, and I’m quite thrilled about this one because...

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PowerSE 2.5.3 is now available

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A little over a week ago we released PowerSE 2.5.3 to the web.  You can download the latest release here.  This release includes many great improvements to the PowerSE product, many of which were requested by...

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Seasons of change: new Product Manager for PowerWFâ„¢ and PowerSE at Devfarm Software

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I always enjoy this time of year.  There is something about the transition that happens over Labour Day weekend that always gets me excited.  Maybe it’s a lingering feeling of anticipation over the new...

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One for the road: Stepping away from PowerGUI®

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Today was one of my most difficult days in my 7½+ year career at Quest Software.  The same week that I was given a performance raise (I got that email on Monday), this afternoon I got a phone call from...

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PowerGUI® 3.0 Hotfix: Double-clicking on a ps1, psm1, or psd1 file to open the Script Editor shows the Start Page as the active page in the Script Editor

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This article describes an issue that was introduced into both PowerGUI and PowerGUI Pro when version 3.0 was released and provides a recommended solution to that issue. Problem While the PowerGUI Script Editor is...

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PowerGUI® Pro 3.0: Mobile Systems Management Using MobileShell

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In case you missed the announcement last Friday, PowerGUI Pro 3.0 was released to the web.  With this release we included a new feature that I’m really excited about: Mobile Systems Management Using...

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PowerGUI® Pro and PowerGUI® 3.0 are now available

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Today’s an exciting day because I’ve finished releasing PowerGUI Pro 3.0 and PowerGUI 3.0 to the web!  This release is something we’ve been working on for a long time, and it has a ton of new...

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vWorkspace PowerPack: A great example of the power and flexibility you get from PowerShell and PowerGUI®

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Last week, the Quest vWorkspace guys showed their prowess once again when they released the first version of the vWorkspace PowerPack for PowerGUI® Pro and PowerGUI®.  I love this PowerPack because it...

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PowerGUI Pro® 3.0 Beta 2 is now available

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Hot on the heels of our first beta cycle for PowerGUI Pro 3.0, today we released beta 2 of PowerGUI Pro 3.0 to the web.  This release includes a lot of fixes and improvements based on the feedback we’ve...

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