Posts Tagged ‘regular expression’


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 »

VBScript Regular Expressions

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
I seem to find my self turning to regular expressions more often these days, often to help out a fellow scripter in one of the many scripting forums I keep tabs on. I thought I'd take a moment and provide a brief explanation on how to use regular expressions in VBScript. First off, for those who don't know, a regular expression is a way of identifying or matching a string against a pattern. For example we all know that looks like an IP address because of its pattern. The string looks like an email address, again based on the pattern. A regular expression can be used identify strings based on a pattern.   More »

Get Network Connections

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
I love that part of my job is helping people out in the forums as A recent post asked about finding out what network drives were mapped on a remote computer using PowerShell. The task sounded familiar so I poked around my script pile and found an old VBScript that used WMI and the Win32_NetworkConnection class. Great. Get-WMIObject to the rescue: Get-WMIObject win32_networkconnection -computername Desk23 You even get a nicely formatted summary. But you me, I can't resist tinkering so I wrote a function that enhances this basic command I call Get-NetConnection   More »