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Getting familiar with Invoke-Item in PowerShell

by Mike Kanakos on 12th October

Mike does a deep dive on the Invoke-Item cmdlet, showing you all the ways to use it.

How to Recover Objects with the Active Directory Recycle Bin

by Adam Listek on 13th October

In this article, Adam explores exactly how the recycle bin functions, what can be done with the recycle bin, and how to effectively use it.

Getting Started in Web Automation with PowerShell and Selenium

by June Castillote on 14th October

Learn how to get started using the incredible combination of these two excellent tools, Selenium and PowerShell, to automate web-related tasks on web browsers. You’ll learn how to programmatically perform actions such as navigating, logging, searching, clicking, and sending input.

Beyond Pester 101: Applying testing principles to PowerShell.

by Glenn Sarti on 15th October

We see a lot talks on testing PowerShell with Pester, but are the tests we write good tests? What makes a test “good”? How do we measure how effective our tests are? This talk will help you answer these questions, including why testing is important and how to apply these principles to your project.

Automating with PowerShell: Creating your own password push.

by Kelvin Tegelaar on 16th October

A password pushing tool with an Azure Function.

Reddit /r/PowerShell – Most Popular Weekly Post

A discussion around is DSC still relevant to learn today.

Tweet of the Week

A new approach to managing the #PowerShell repository, engine, and Committee.

Youtube: Power Apps change the app owner with PowerShell.

In this Quick Thursday Tip (QTT) you will learn how to change the owner of one or more Power Apps by using PowerShell. Super handy when someone leaves the company for example.