More Powershell Fun – AppX Package Dependencies

After a recent inquiry and a little thought, you can find all the packages registered for the current user with dependencies on framework packages. powershell -c “ForEach ($p in $(Get-AppxPackage)) { ForEach ($n in (Get-AppxPackageManifest $p) { $n + ‘ — ‘ + $p.packagefullname } }”

Powershell fun – Parsing for Protocols Redux

That problem I’d previously mentioned? Turns out I had a bad package registered for some old VS project. Remove-AppxPackage <packagefullname> and voila! No more error. My original command powershell -c “ForEach ($p in $(Get-AppxPackage)) { ForEach ($n in (Get-AppxPackageManifest $p) { $n + ‘ — ‘ + $p.packagefullname } }” One suggested alternative in the…

Appx Powershell Cmdlets

This post has been redacted upon request. See App Installation Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell for documentation on the Appx Powershell cmdlets.


Free at last! Windows 8 is public

//Build is underway, the Windows Dev Center is open for business, and information is rolling on out. So I can finally share what I’ve been working on the past couple of years. I’ll go into more detail as the week progresses and sessions unfold, but I highly recommend the ApplicationData and Package samples as a start 🙂