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Month: February 2016

Turn Off PSReadline

Turn Off PSReadline

Beginning with Windows Management Framework 5 Microsoft decided to ship Pester and PSReadline baked into the framework. Pester is a testing framework and PSReadline is a handy utility that brings some bash functionality to the PowerShell console. PSReadline brings syntax highlighting and amazing multi-line editing to the console and I don’t know if I could go without. Alas, not all modules are right for all people so we’re going to go and figure out how to remove PSReadline. First, we…

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PSPushover

PSPushover

I just recently published a module to the PowerShell Gallery called PSPushover and it couldn’t have been easier. Pushover.net is an alerting service I use to notify me of different events through IFTTT and I wanted a way to send off alerts from my PowerShell scripts. Some of my scripts are long running and I’d like to know whether it finished in error or not. I plan on providing better help and better documentation in the README.md but otherwise I’m…

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