• 1 Oct 2010

    Writing Functions with Style!

    Check out our new series about writing functions with style! In part 1, you learn how to write functions that actually emit their results as true objects, so other functions and cmdlets can pick up the results and further process them: http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tobias/archive/2010/09/22/creating-objects-yourself-and-a-bunch-of-cool-things-you-can-do-with-them.aspx In part 2, you learn how to create truly...
    • 20 Jun 2010

    PowerShell Plus 3.5 Out - Join Public Beta!

    Check out version 3.5 with a lot of new features like... ...extensive support for PowerShell Remoting! For example, PowerShellPlus' advanced interactive console now supports remote sessions to other machines via Enter-PSSession, and you can create target lists of remote computers and execute Quick-Click-Library commands and scripts against all of these. The results can optionally be displayed in a grid view...
    • 17 Mar 2010

    Use Internet Explorer as HTML parser and Download Images from WebPages

    From the field: Check out how to use an IE COM object to parse HTML and find all images on a webpage, then use BitsTransfer to download all web page images to your local drive: http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tobias/archive/2010/03/17/downloading-images-from-webpages.aspx
    • 3 Mar 2010

    Administrator's Guide to PowerShell Remoting

    I am proud to announce our free "Administrator's Guide to PowerShell Remoting! You can get it here: http://powershell.com/cs/media/p/4908.aspx PowerShell Remoting is one of the most awesome and anticipated new features in PowerShell V2. It lets you run code on remote machines, connect your console to remote machines and lets you apply the power of PowerShell to your entire enterprise. In our 38 page guide...
    • 16 Feb 2010

    PowerShell Plus 3.1 Released!

    Effective immediately, PowerShell Plus 3.1 is available ! Whether you are completely new to PowerShell or a script guru, PowerShell Plus helps you discover objects, create code rapidly and share your work with others. Tipp: Visit our Video Tour ! It provides a series of videos showing you how to work with PowerShell Plus and how to get going with PowerShell fast! We focused on supporting PowerShell V2 while maintaining...
    • 16 Jan 2010

    Latest: Cancelling a Pipeline - check out how!

    Ever wanted to cancel a pipeline and all cmdlets in it once you got what you wanted - and not wait until the initial cmdlet finishes? Then have a look at this: http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tobias/archive/2010/01/13/cancelling-a-pipeline.aspx It tells you how to cancel a pipeline and explains a lot of internal knowledge about continue , break and the way they work. Have fun! Tobias
    • 18 Nov 2009

    PowerShellPlus 3.1 Beta Available!

    Test drive PowerShellPlus 3.1 Beta Now! We just released PowerShellPlus 3.1 Beta , and you can download and test drive this new version of our award-winning PowerShell environment now ! All you need to do is leave your email address, and we'll provide you with the download link and a key that runs until the end of Jan 2010. Before you download, check out what the new release can do for you! PowerShellPlus builds...
    • 18 Aug 2009

    New Free AD Script Pack Available!

    Did you know we are creating expert script packs for you? Yes, they are completely free , and since they are using plain V1 PS code, you can use them without any dependencies or additional 3rd party snap-ins to enhance your PowerShell script solutions. After we published our SQL Script Pack we received enourmously positive feedback, thanks a lot! Now, PowerShell expert Aleksandar Nikolic and fellow PowerShell MVP Shay...
    • 18 Jul 2009

    New Miniseries: Using PowerShell with Windows 7

    I am currently writing a book for Microsoft Press Germany on Windows 7, and although I am covering a lot of ground that is not related to PowerShell, I do cover all the special PowerShell enhancements present in Windows 7. So I decided to start a new mini series where I share what I find. The first part is up now, and expect a lot more to follow. Join the fun!
    • 16 Jul 2009

    PowerShell MVP 2009

    This has been an exceptional year, developing PowerShell Plus 3.0 (being among the TechEd 2009 finalists), organizing PowerShell Roadshows in Germany, evangelizing mid and large scale enterprises and establishing powershell.com as one of the best PowerShell-related source! Time to thank all of you for being part of it and sharing your enthusiasm and vision for PowerShell! To give something back to you, we just published...
    • 25 May 2009

    Feeding Input into Native Commands

    Check out how easy it is to use native commands like DiskPart and feed input into it and show output as neat progress bar. This way, you can automate virtually anything. http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tobias/archive/2009/05/25/embedding-native-commands.aspx
    • 1 May 2009

    PowerShellPlus 3.0 released!

    Great news! We just released PowerShellPlus 3.0 ! As a powershell.com member, you have early access to the bits here before we announce the release publicly next week: http://www.idera.com/Products/PowerShell/PowerShell-Plus/ A quick overview of some of the new features can be found here: http://www.idera.com/Products/PowerShell/PowerShell-Plus-What%27s-New/ Among the many enhancements and new features is...
    • 23 Apr 2009

    PowerShell Roadshow in Germany

    I am proud to announce that we just set up a nationwide PowerShell Roadshow in Germany. The Roadshow is organized by Microsoft Germany. We have five high profile speakers, and our topics cover PowerShell Intro, managing Exchange, SQL Server, Sharepoint and DPM, Migration VBScript to PowerShell and of course a comprehensive overview of the upcoming PowerShell V2. So if you happen to be in Germany in May, make sure...
    • 8 Mar 2009

    PowerShellPlus Beta2 Available

    PowerShellPlus v2.1 Beta2 is out and has a loooot of new and improved functionality. You can test drive this beta until the end of April so you get a whole eight weeks of free fun if you start right now! These are the main things we added to Beta 2: Faster Launch – we optimized launch and startup and considerably sped up PSP launch so you can get going even faster. 64-bit support – PowerShell...
    • 4 Feb 2009

    /n software Inc. sponsors powershell.com community site

    Many of you know /n software Inc. already. They are leading provider of professional Internet dev tools and components and strong in the Powershell arena. These guys have brought to you NetCmdlets (a snapin with cmdlets covering a broad range of networking and messaging functionality) and PowerShell Server V2 , a secure Windows PowerShell host entry point. Today, I am proud to announce /n software Inc has joined Idera...
    • 2 Feb 2009

    Master XML with PowerShell: New Miniseries

    We just released part 2 of our XML mini series. In this issue, you learn how to create, change, manipulate and append XML with just a couple of lines of PowerShell code. Have a look: Part 1: Playing with RSS Feeds and XML Content Part 2: Write, Add And Change XML Data A lot of other topics are also covered in "Dreaming in PowerShell" And don't forget to visit our growing "Power Tips"...
    • 1 Feb 2009

    PowerShellPlus v2.1 Beta is live!

    [Update: PowerShell Plus 3.0 is now available: http://www.idera.com/Action/DownloadNF.aspx?ProdID=12 ] Exiting news! Effective immediately, PowerShellPlus v2.1 Beta is live and publicly available! Below you will find exciting information about an early look at what the PowerShellPlus team has been working on. PowerShellPlus version 2.1 introduces several new and cool features focused on reducing the PowerShell...
    • 31 Jan 2009

    PowerShell Plus 2.1 Beta available shortly!

    Great news! We added tons of new cool features to PowerShell Plus! Version 2.1.0.19 (PowerShell Plus 2.1 Beta1) will shortly be publicly available. Please monitor the new Beta Place! visit Beta Place The Beta Place is the place where we post information about the PSP Beta. We also invite all of you to leave your feedback related to the Beta such as bug reports, feature suggestions, etc. Here are some of...
    • 4 Nov 2008

    PowerShell Ask the Experts at TechEd EMEA

    First ATE Shift - and more to come! Yesterday night, Dmitry and I started the first Ask-the-Experts (ATE) shift here in Barcelona, from 19-21h. We had a great time, presenting PoshCom ( www.powershellcommunity.org ) as well as giving an overview of what can be done with PowerShell. Attendees visiting us did not get answers and suggesions. We also could draw from a huge pile of giveaways which we happily supplied...
    • 3 Nov 2008

    Day 1 TechEd: Automation helps reducing cost/adding value

    In its keynote, Microsoft delivered a huge lot of marketing blabla but also some really exciting live demos. Essentially, it came down to this: moving a basic or standard IT to a dynamic IT can reduce cost significantly while at the same time make your IT work and perform better . Eh, so... what exactly is a "dynamic IT"? It is an IT managed by virtualization , models and rules , thus enabling you to automate...
    • 25 Aug 2008

    Now Available! PowerShellPlus Professional Edition

    Wow, these past few months have been a whirlwind of activity! I am thrilled to announce that I entered into a partnership with the folks at Idera to develop and deliver the next evolution of PowerShellPlus. I picked Idera because for the past 5 years, they have been a strong player in the Windows management and administration space with products for SQL Server, SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics. It made a lot of sense...
    • 25 Aug 2008

    Idera Announces PowerShellPlus Professional Edition

    Idera Partners with Dr. Tobias Weltner to Deliver Powerful Interactive Scripting Environment for Windows PowerShell HOUSTON - August 25, 2008 - Today, Idera announced its entry into the PowerShell tools market with PowerShellPlus Professional Edition ™, a powerful interactive scripting environment for Windows PowerShell, Microsoft's command line shell and scripting language. Idera, a leading provider of management...