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Native Commands in PowerShell – A New Approach – Part 2

Native Commands in PowerShell A New Approach – Part 2 In my last post I went through some some strategies for executing native executable and having them participate more fully in the PowerShell environment. In this post, I’ll be going ... continue reading

Native Commands in PowerShell – A New Approach

In this two part blog post I’m going to investigate how PowerShell can take better advantage of native executables. In the first post, I’m going to discuss a few of the ways that PowerShell can better incorporate native executables into ... continue reading
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Resolving PowerShell Module Assembly Dependency Conflicts

When writing a PowerShell module, especially a binary module (i.e. one written in a language like C# and loaded into PowerShell as an assembly/DLL), it’s natural to take dependencies on other packages or libraries to provide functionality. Taking dependencies on ... continue reading

PowerShell Team May 2020 Update

Previously, I published a blog on our investments plans during the PowerShell 7.1 release timeframe. We’ve made progress across many of those investments with more work ahead of us. PowerShell 7.1 preview 3 We are now able to ship simultaneously ... continue reading

PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 3

PowerShellGet 3.0 preview 3 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. The focus of this release is the -RequiredResource parameter for Install-PSResource which now allows for json, hashtable, or .json files as input. For a full list of the issues ... continue reading

PowerShell 7 Video Series

As a part of our PowerShell 7 release, the PowerShell Team put together a series of videos explaining and demoing aspects of the release. The intent of these videos was for User Groups to host events celebrating and discussing PowerShell ... continue reading

PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 2

PowerShellGet 3.0 preview 2 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. The focus of this release is the Install-PSResource parameter, error messages, and warnings. For a full list of the issues addressed by this release please refer to this GitHub ... continue reading

PowerShell Gallery TLS Support

Summary To provide the best-in-class encryption to our customers, the PowerShell Gallery has deprecated Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 as of April 2020. The Microsoft TLS 1.0 implementation has no known security vulnerabilities. But because of the ... continue reading

Depending on the right PowerShell NuGet package in your .NET project

Alongside the pwsh executable packages published with each PowerShell release, the PowerShell team also maintain several NuGet packages that are available on NuGet to allow targeting PowerShell as an API platform in .NET. As a .NET application that both provides ... continue reading

PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 1

We are excited to announce that our first preview release of PowerShellGet 3.0 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. This is a major update to PowerShell’s experience for discovering, installing, updating and publishing PowerShell resources like modules, DSC resources, ... continue reading