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Using PowerShell Parameter Validation to Make Your Day Easier

Writing functions or scripts require a variety of parameters which have different requirements based on a number of items. It could require a collection, objects of a certain type or even a certain range of items that it should only … Continue reading

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Winter Scripting Games 2014 Tip #2: Use #Requires to let PowerShell do the work for you

In Version 2 of PowerShell, you had the ability to use #Requires –Version 2.0 to ensure that your scripts/functions would only run at a specified PowerShell version to prevent folks running an older version from wondering why things weren’t working … Continue reading

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Winter Scripting Games 2014 Tip #1: Avoid the aliases

Having been a judge for the previous 2 Scripting Game competitions as well as competing in the 2 before that, I have seen my share of scripts submitted that didn’t quite meet the cut of what I felt were the … Continue reading

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I’m a Coach for the 2014 Winter Scripting Games

I was selected to help coach the Winter Scripting Games for 2014. What does this mean? Well, because the format for the Winter Games is a team format, I will be wandering around from team to team and looking at … Continue reading

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