Posts Tagged ‘Community Tools’


WMI Explorer 2014 released!

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 by Alex Riedel
The latest version of the WMI Explorer is available now on our website. Here are just a few highlights from the features in this release: Superior performance using cached data and multi-threaded code gets you results fast Explore and query local and remote machines. A large variety of search options enables you to access the information you need faster and more precisely. Filters allow you to reduce noise and focus only on relevant information. Preset and custom queries let you not only examine the classes, properties and methods but also the underlying data. View all documentation for any WMI object…   More »

PowerShell Help Community Edition updated

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by Alex Riedel
One of our most popular community tools received a long awaited update. All the content was brought up to speed and now contains the latest help text from Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell 4.0. Here is a reminder why this tool is a must-have in every PowerShell users toolbox: Easier reading and scrolling through help content than in a console. Ability to query and import help for modules not on your machine. You can attach notes to topics, so if you had your “EUREKA” moment you don’t have to rediscover it the next time you use that cmdlet. About files,…   More »

Expired community previews

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 by Alex Riedel
  The community previews for WMI Explorer 2014 and PowerRegEx have now expired. We will evaluate your feedback and re-release these tools for existing customers soon. If you haven’t had a chance to provide us with your feedback, wishes and concerns, please feel free to visit the Community Tools Forum and leave us a message. The VersionRecall 2014 Community Preview has been extended until February 15th 2014. If your current version has expired, please go to the VersionRecall page and download the current build from there. For questions and comments regarding VersionRecall 2014 please visit the VersionRecall Support Forum.…   More »

Introducing PowerRegEx – Community Preview

Monday, August 26th, 2013 by David Corrales
How many times have you worked with Regular Expressions and forgotten what expression denoted what? Oftentimes I need to search online to figure out what basic expressions to use or end up using another method. For this reason we are introducing a new tool that makes regular expressions more accessible to the rest of us: PowerRegEx PowerRegEx is a regular expression building tool that provides help and real-time testing. Key Features: Makes regular expression creation and discoverability easier, by grouping RegEx constructs by category. Provides descriptions and examples on how to use each regular expression construct. Includes sample regular expressions…   More »

Export-CSV, now what?

Friday, May 7th, 2010 by Alex Riedel
PowerShell 2.0 has added the ability to export and import objects and store them as CSV files. CSV (Comma Separated Values) files have been a common file format since they where first used around 1967 on IBM mainframes and have been in constant use since then. If you need to edit CSV files most people use Microsoft Excel, which registers as the default editor for the .CSV extension. This is fine on your desktop or laptop computer, but when was the last time you found a Windows 2008 R2 server with Microsoft Office installed? At that point, your friendly neighborhood…   More »