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101 Uses for PowerShell


This is just a bookmark for myself, or, for anyone else that may need it. My friend Erik Kraus, whom I have had the pleasure to speak with before at the last SharePoint Saturday Boston, pointed me to a blog posting he had done early last year, which listed 101 Uses For PowerShell. This was a great article he had written, which gave some great examples of ways to make use of PowerShell. Specifically, he had one section on SharePoint, in which he automated the creation of <File> elements and their attributes within your Element Manifests, so you didn’t have to type out hundreds, or possibly thousands of File, or other references, within your features.

That great link can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/ekraus/archive/2009/01/30/101-uses-for-powershell.aspx

I had unfortunately lost the link some time back, and needed it again today. So, after digging for it, I thought I would post it here, so I should never forget it again!

 

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About Geoff Varosky
Geoff Varosky is a Senior Architect for BlueMetal Architects, based out of Watertown, MA. He has been architecting and developing web based applications his entire career, and has been working with SharePoint for the past 13 years. Geoff is an active member of the SharePoint community, Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, co-founder for the Boston Office 365 Users Group, co-organizer for SharePoint Saturday Boston and speaks regularly at SharePoint events and user groups.

One Response to 101 Uses for PowerShell

  1. Louis N. Kolivas says:

    Geoff,

    YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF.
    LOVE YOUR BLOG.
    BEST WISHES IN 2011!
    Lou Kolivas

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