Sean Wheeler

A closer look at the Crescendo configuration

In my previous post, I looked at the details of a Crescendo output handler from my VssAdmin module. In this post, I explain the details of a cmdlet definition in the Crescendo JSON configuration file. The purpose of the configuration The structure for the interface of a cmdlet is a reasonably predictable thing. The cmdlet […]

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My Crescendo journey

In a recent PowerShell Users Group meeting I was thinking that it might be good to talk about the new Crescendo module and how to use it. I was going to ask Jason Helmick if he would do a presentation for us. Then, in an unrelated conversation, someone mentioned using vssadmin.exe for some project. This

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Updating help for the PSReadLine module in Windows PowerShell 5.1

Back in November of 2020 I posted instructions about how to work around the problem of updating the help for the PSReadLine module. The version of the PSReadline module that shipped in Windows PowerShell 5.1 used a lowercase letter in the name. The name of the module was changed for the release of PowerShell 6.

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Updating Help for older versions of PowerShell

PowerShell’s Updatable Help system was introduced in PowerShell 3.0. It was designed to assure that you always have the newest help topics on your local computer so that you can read them at the command line. Help was updated with every new release and periodically between releases. For you, the end user, the Update-Help cmdlet makes

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