PowerShell Functions: Return vs Write

The other day I was involved in a short Twitter debate about the relative merits of using Return vs Write-Object (or its alias Write) in PowerShell functions. Here’s my take. I treat Return as a legacy keyword. You may have…
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Follow SAPIEN on Twitter

We’ve added yet another way for you to keep tabs on us. We realize not everyone gets their information the same way so we want to make sure you have an easy way to stay informed; one that meets your…
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Updated Out-Twitter PowerShell Script

Thanks to Christian Glessner for letting me know of a change to the Twitter API.  This necessitated a change in my Out-Twitter script. There’s been a lot of movement in the PowerShell world with Twitter these days.  Be sure to…
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Get TweeterTagged User

If you use Twitter and like to script, especially in PowerShell, then I think you’ll like this. A new site, TweeterTags.com has launched that allows you to tag your Twitter profile. The upshot is that this makes it easier to…
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Get-Tweet

Since I find myself spending so much time in a PowerShell console, I’m always trying to find ways to stay. I recently posted my version of a PowerShell script to send a message to Twitter. But that’s only half the…
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Out-Twitter

I finally finished my version of a PowerShell Out-Twitter function. This allows me to send a quick tweet directly from the PowerShell console. The original and inspiring Out-Twitter can be found at http://cid-5dec3b62d9308943.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/PowerShell%20Scripts/Twitter. My version will used cached credentials, check…
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Follow Me

Even though I’m an old dog, I can still learn new tricks. One of my new tricks is finally getting on the Twitter bandwagon. I’ve often wondered about the utility of this platform.  I mean, who cares that I just…
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