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A Look at a RegExHelper Tool for PowerShell Regular Expressions

I don’t know about you, but writing a regular expression can sometimes be a lesson in patience when putting a pattern together to parse a log file or provide some sort of validation of input. Each time I need to … Continue reading

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Reversing a String Using PowerShell

So how many times do you sit at your desk thinking “How can I easily reverse this string output?”. Probably not at all. But in the case where I needed to do this while working on a future article, I … Continue reading

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Creating a Report of Log File Data using Regular Expressions, Arrays and Hash Table

As I was checking my email early in the morning, I saw an email from co-worker asking me to write a script to parse through some logs that were generated from another script that listed the date the script is … Continue reading

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Powershell, Regular Expressions And You!

“^(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)$” Pretty scary, isn’t it? While most of you will never have to build something this long and complex, it still is a nice idea to learn how to use Regular Expressions in your scripts when you need to look … Continue reading

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