PSArm Experiment Update
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PSArm Experiment Update

At the end of March we released a preview of PSArm, an experimental PowerShell module to enable authoring Azure ARM templates at scale. The goal of the PSArm experiment was to meet PowerShell customers where they are and through that platform provide a native way to reuse the power and reproducibility of ARM templates, as…

PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 11 Release
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PowerShellGet 3.0 Preview 11 Release

We are excited to announce that an important update to our preview of PowerShellGet 3.0 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery! This preview release marks the completion of a complete refactor of this module and is a major step towards being feature complete for PowerShellGet 3.0. PowerShellGet 3.0 is a complete re-write of PowerShellGet…

Announcing SecretManagement 1.1 GA
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Announcing SecretManagement 1.1 GA

We’re happy to announce that SecretManagement 1.1 is now generally available (GA)! Awesome! I’m already using SecretManagement, what’s new and where can I get it? If you’ve already got SecretManagement running in your environment, check out the 1.1 preview blog before updating for more information on how the changes might impact your or vault extensions….

Announcing PowerShell Crescendo Preview.3
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Announcing PowerShell Crescendo Preview.3

We are pleased to announce the third preview of PowerShell Crescendo, a framework to rapidly develop PowerShell cmdlets for native commands, regardless of platform. Warning Preview.3 includes a change to the schema to support multiple command configurations. This is a breaking change from previous previews. To enjoy the new multi-command JSON format, please upgrade to…

SecretManagement Module v1.1.0 preview update
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SecretManagement Module v1.1.0 preview update

Microsoft.PowerShell.SecretManagement 1.1.0-preview The next 1.1.0 version of SecretManagement has a number of minor fixes, but also two significant changes, one of which is a potentially breaking change for extension authors. For more information on the changes in this release, see the CHANGELOG document. This blog discusses the primary changes, why one is potentially breaking, and…

Announcing PlatyPS 2.0.0-Preview1
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Announcing PlatyPS 2.0.0-Preview1

PlatyPS is the primary tool for creating the PowerShell help displayed using Get-Help. What is PlatyPS PowerShell external help files have been authored by hand or using complex tool chains and stored as MAML XML for use as console help. MAML is cumbersome to edit by hand, and common tools and editors don’t support it…

Announcing PSDesiredStateConfiguration on PowerShell Gallery
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Announcing PSDesiredStateConfiguration on PowerShell Gallery

Continuing our investment in DSC, we are pleased to announce the release of PSDesiredStateConfiguration 2.0.5 for DSC as a separate module on PowerShell Gallery. This is in preparation for publishing previews of the 3.0 version of this module which will have new capabilities, but also some breaking changes. DSC is an important platform in configuration…