We’ve all hit that low spot, when we are working with an especially difficult problem, and the code we are writing to try and solve it just won’t work the way we want it too. I often find that it is in these moments, when I’m contemplating throwing in the IT towel and becoming a hermit, that I grow the most.
There’s nothing more frustrating that running Get-Help against a cmdlet, and not getting a lot of useful information back. The Powershell Help System is a robust tool that makes your scripts extremely discoverable to its users.
Goofing off in the shell
You’ve probably used the pipeline 1,000 times and not thought about how exactly you can send the output of one command to another. It’s actually, incredibly simple to do, and enables you to have a LOT of flexibility in your scripts!
I spent the better part of the weekend exploring the various ways I could leverage CI/CD to streamline getting content that I’ve written onto my blog. This post will be about my journey, and hopefully provide a useful resource to you, should you choose to do something similar.
Notifications can be quite a bit more than just those annoying pop-ups you see down by your system clock from time to time. When created using Powershell, you can get an incredible amount of functionality out of them.