I’m Changing My Name To Sznarwakowski

I was just reading a blog post where they were showing al the SCVVM commands in a list.  I was going to refer them to my blog which shows how the display that list of commands in a really nice format.  I have no idea where that blog post is so I decided to search… Read more

My 2009 Resolutions

I tend not to be very big on resolutions but I decided to make an exception this year and then see how it goes going forward.  I thought you might find it interesting to see the things that keep me up at night.  Let me be absolutely clear about one thing: These are my PERSONAL… Read more

Download Windows PowerShell

  Available Releases The following releases of Microsoft Windows PowerShell are available for download: Windows Management Framework 3.0 <<– Latest RTM Release!   Release Date: 9/4/2012 Windows PowerShell, WinRM, and WMI: Download Center  Windows Management Framework    Release Date: 10/27/2009 Windows PowerShell, WinRM, and BITS:  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=151321 Windows PowerShell 2.0 CTP3 Release Date: 12/22/2008 Windows PowerShell:  Download Center WinRM… Read more

My PowerShell_ISE Profile

[UDPATE – the original post had a script which did not work with CTP3 so I’ve replaced it with the correct version.  Apologizes for the screw up. I’ve updated the attached file as well. – jps]  I thought I would share my PowerShell_ISE profile with you.  I haven’t done anything to clean this up or document it… Read more


On my personal blog (Media And Microcode), I’ve been posting a series called "Scripting the Web", which introduced a function called Get-MarkupTag. Get-MarkupTag is a very handy little function that coerces individual tag elements of a web page into HTML, so you can scrape data from a webpage. I’ve updated Get-MarkupTag a tiny bit for… Read more

Merry Christmas From PowerShell: The CodeDownloader Module

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the net PowerShell lovers were wondering exactly what they might get Their readers were ready, their minds were aware That more joy of CTP3 would soon be there A cmdlet, a function?  What has the PowerShell team done? How about a whole module, to share scripts with… Read more