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#PSBlogWeek 6 – A Look at Try / Catch in PowerShell by Boe Prox

The awesomely named Boe Prox wraps up PSBlogWeek with a great look at using Try / Catch in your PowerShell Advanced Functions. This post helped me to understand some of the intricacies of using Try / Catch within Advanced Functions. … Continue reading

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#PSBlogWeek #5 – Advanced Help for Advanced Functions by June Blender

June Blender has a great contribution for #PSBlogWeek, discussing not only Advanced Help for Advanced Functions, but also a better way of designing and creating specifications for your PowerShell functions.

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#PSBlogWeek 4 – Supporting WhatIf and Confirm in Advanced Functions by Jeffrey Hicks

Jeffrey Hicks has written a great article for PSBlogWeek on how you can implement -WhatIf and -Confirm in your advanced functions, providing another level of assurance when testing commands. When I write tools for other team members, I always try … Continue reading

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#PSBlogWeek 3 – Dynamic Parameters and Parameter Validation by Adam Bertram

Adam Bertram has another great installment in the #PSBlogWeek series for us, discussing the use of dynamic parameters and parameter validation.

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#PSBlogWeek 2 – Parameter Validation in Advanced Functions by Mike Robbins

Check out this great post by Mike Robbins, part 2 of #PSBlogWeek, covering basic parameter validation in PowerShell. You don’t think much about parameter validation while writing scripts for yourself, but they’ll save you a lot of headaches once you … Continue reading

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#PSBlogWeek 1 – Standard and Advanced Functions by Francis-Xavier Cat

Francis-Xavier Cat kicks off #PSBlogWeek discussing standard and advanced functions and why you should be writing advanced functions. Honestly, it’s so easy and gets you so much, there’s no reason not to write advanced functions.

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