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Using PSReadLine in PowerShell

PSReadLine is one of those modules that may not immediately show its utility until regular use. If you use the command-line of PowerShell often, PSReadLine can make your life much easier. Included in PowerShell versions as fa…

Calculated Properties in PowerShell Functions

Many times a returned property from an object in PowerShell may not be ideally named, or the value is not quite in the necessary format. For those instances, PowerShell has the calculated properties construct. This useful fea…

Scopes in PowerShell

In many programming languages, there is the concept of scope. Defined as what variables and functions are available in what context. An example is if a variable is available to every function within a PowerShell script, or ju…

How to Debug a PowerShell Script

Any script development usually requires troubleshooting which usually results in one of two approaches. Either manually setting variables to values and outputting that data when running the script, or utilizing debugging to s…

Using LiteDB in PowerShell 7

LiteDB is a .NET native NoSQL embedded database. Built-in .NET, LiteDB is easily accessible to PowerShell and works wonderfully as a local and flexible database. Built-in encryption, SQL-like commands, and ACID-compliant with…

What’s Coming in PowerShell 7.1

PowerShell 7.1 may not look like it has huge changes at first glance, but there is a lot more going on under the hood than one may expect. There are also a number of very useful features and tools that can enhance your script…

Getting Started with the Windows Admin Center

Originally launched in 2017 as Project Honolulu, Windows Admin Center (WAC), or WAC as it became known, has gained lots of functionality and features to make managing your servers, clusters, and Windows 10 PCs that much easie…

Managing Permissions in SharePoint Online

Flexible and easily administrable by both end-users and by system administrators alike, SharePoint is a powerful addition to any organization. With the ability to quickly share documents and information comes the need to easi…

How to use an Azure SQL Managed Instance

Microsoft SQL Server management is often a difficult and time-consuming task. To address challenges such as performance tuning, scalability, and updates, Microsoft introduced the Azure SQL Managed Instance….

How to Use Serverless Azure Functions

In recent years, serverless has become one of the most talked-about technologies. Though not truly serverless, serverless options abstract the management away from the user to a managed and hosted service….

How to Use Terraform with CloudFlare

Terraform is a popular infrastructure as code tool, and when paired with CloudFlare, makes managing complex configurations within CloudFlare much easier. For those not familiar, Terraform uses the HCL configuration language t…

Using CloudFlare SSL/TLS Configurations

It is almost always necessary and advised to secure your website via an SSL certificate. Not only does this increase your site’s SEO, but it also secures your visitors trust in your site. Here we explore what CloudFlare offer…

Provisioning a Windows 2019 Azure Virtual Machine

Microsoft Azure offers many different virtual machines for use, but Windows Server 2019 remains one of the most recent and a commonly deployed operating system. There are several ways to deploy this server OS, but in this art…
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