Convert-String for PowerShell is like FlashFill for Excel

One of the many great additions that come with Powershell v5 is the Convert-String cmdlet (there is no official documentation at this point). Convert-String along with ConvertFrom-String expose FlashExtract functionality to the PowerShell world. While ConvertFrom-String allows for some very sophisticated template based parsing (Here, here and here are some good links to get started) […]

Simplified Where-Object for multiple conditions on the same property for PowerShell?

While PowerShell version 3 already introduced a (quite controversial) simplified syntax for the Where-Object cmdlet (alias where). It still doesn’t account for a quite common error PowerShell beginners encounter when using where with multiple conditions on the same property. As an example let’s say we would like to filter the range 1-10 to get only […]