Category Archives: PSCX

PSCX 2.0 Show-Tree

One issue with PowerShell providers is that only the Filesystem and Registry providers’ hierarchies are easily viewable using Windows Explorer and Regedit respectively.  The other PowerShell providers are mostly without such a view.  This is problematic for providers that supply … Continue reading

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PSCX 2.0 Released

Finally! We’ve gotten PSCX 2.0 finished and released.  A few notes about this release.  It targets only Windows PowerShell 2.0 as it is module based.  Also, the deployment of the PSCX 2.0 is xcopy.  There is no installer.  For more … Continue reading

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PowerShell Community Extensions 2.0 Beta Released

We have released a new beta of PSCX that is complete module based and as such, only works with Windows PowerShell 2.0.  You can have both 1.2 and 2.0 installed on the same system.  You just alternate between Add-PSSnapin for … Continue reading

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PowerShell Community Extensions Makes Hanselman’s 2009 Ultimate Developer Tools List

Both Windows PowerShell and PSCX made it into Scott Hanselman’s 2009 Ultimate Developer and Power Users Tool List for Windows.  w00t!

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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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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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PSCX Tips Part 2

This is a continuation of PSCX Tips Part 1.  Here are some more things you can do with the PowerShell Community Extensions. If you do .NET software development and partially strong name your assemblies then you know that at some … Continue reading

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