Package Management Preview for PowerShell 4 & 3 is now available

We’re excited to announce the availability of Package Management related PowerShell modules targeted for PowerShell 4 and PowerShell 3. The MSI based installer can be downloaded from Microsoft Download Center! This preview consists of modules PackageManagement (formerly known as OneGet) and PowerShellGet. The versions of these modules exactly match those that shipped with WMF 5.0… Read more

Desired State Configuration Resources for PackageManagement Providers

Introduction You may have heard of, or even already used PackageManagement (aka OneGet). Recently, I was reading the OneGet blog and OneGet in GitHub, and decided to give it a try by installing the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 Preview April 2015. I found that PackageManagement provides a consistent user experience by exposing the same… Read more

Windows Management Framework V5 Preview

The Windows Management Framework V5 Preview is out! Check out Jeffrey Snover’s announcement here. The preview contains updates to PowerShell Desired State Configuration, as well as two new features: NetworkSwitch cmdlets and Windows PowerShell OneGet.  OneGet is designed to dramatically simplify how you discover and install software packages, while the NetworkSwitch cmdlets allow you to… Read more