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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 ... continue reading
ParseShadowStorage function

A closer look at the parsing code of a Crescendo output handler

In my previous post, I showed you how to parse the output from the netstat command. The output of netstat is not very complex. The goal of the post was to introduce some parsing strategies that you can use to ... continue reading
netstat output

Converting string output to objects

In my previous post, I talked about using Crescendo to create a PowerShell module for the vssadmin.exe command in Windows. As I explained, you have to write Output Handler code that parses the output of the command you are using ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading