Don Jones

Technical Guide, PowerShell for Windows IT Pro

Posts by Don Jones

Thanks for the PowerFun!

My workload has recently gotten so tight that I'm no longer able to commit to even a semi-regular blogging schedule. Rather than letting myself get....More

What does PowerShell's [CmdletBinding()] Do?

Folks are often confused about when to use this "decorator" in PowerShell scripts and functions. Let's clear up the confusion....More

Tricks with Test-Connection

Learning to use Test-Connection properly opens up a whole new world of capabilities in your PowerShell scripts....More

Guest Post: FacebookPSModule -- Managing Facebook in PowerShell

For many companies and organizations today, Facebook is as important as email or websites as a tool for reaching their customers. However, tools for....More

Why PowerShell is Like Algebra

With all its punctuation and (parentheses), PowerShell can sometimes seem more like a math exercise than a command-line shell. Here's how to make....More

Listing WMI Namespaces

Quickly list WMI namespaces available on any computer....More

Learn PowerShell. Tell the World. Get a Free Book.

Always wanted to learn PowerShell but haven't had the motivation? If you're willing to give me an hour a day, I'll help you out - if you'll share the....More

Making PowerShell Params

There's a ton of confused folks out there when it comes to PowerShell parameters, but I understand why. Let's clear things up....More

Need Some Help with That PowerShell Project?

Companies are starting to recognize the value of PowerShell-based automation in their environments - but when their team's skills aren't up to snuff....More

PowerShell Editor Roundup

This was a major undertaking for us, involving three focus groups, some lengthy surveys and statistical analysis, and a lot of follow-up with product....More

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