Monthly Archives: August 2009

PowerShell Community Extensions 1.2 Released

We have released PSCX 1.2 just in time for Windows 7 RTM availability on MSDN and TechNet.  Thanks to those folks who tried out the beta for the past three months!  And a huge thanks goes to PowerShell MVP Oisin Grehan who put a lot … Continue reading

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Effective PowerShell Item 16: Dealing with Errors

There are several facets to the subject of errors in PowerShell that you should understand to get the most out of PowerShell.  Some of these facets are error handling, error related global variables and error related preference variables.  But the … Continue reading

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Tail-File Cmdlet Coming in PSCX 1.2

Occasionally I need to tail some very large log files over the network.  In this scenario, the standard PowerShell approach: PS> Get-ChildItem *.log | %{ Get-Content $_ | Select –Last 1 } just isn’t practical for performance reasons.  So the final … Continue reading

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