Tag: powershell

  • Copy File Path in Windows Explorer

    Update: I’ve been notified by Mark that this is completely useless.¬† Please disregard ūüôā¬†¬† In Win7 and 2008 you get the same option by just holding down Shift as you right-click.¬† Thanks Mark! Ever find yourself in Windows, browing through files and needing to copy a file’s full path?¬† As a developer, this seems to…

  • Capitalizing First Letter of Every Word with Powershell 2

    I came across the need to captalize the first letter of every word (I needed this for names, including hyphenated names) with PowerShell, and learned that PowerShell 2 has a great feature that comes in handy here. I first tried using the PowerShell -replace operator but you can’t do function calls or anything complex in…

  • More PowerShell – a Cmdlet

    This past weekend I spent some time reading up on and writing my first PowerShell cmdlet.¬†¬† The cmdlet is an easy one, but replaces a PS function I have copy/pasted into several scripts¬†here and there¬†to handle cleaning out directories of old backups or other types of files.¬† One scenario is my RadioShark¬†which I have setup…

  • Backups and my first foray into PowerShell

    First, some background. Last week I received the final pieces of my backup strategy, a pair of 500 GB hard drives that I will be rotating periodically to some undisclosed location that isn’t my house.¬† Right now, my fileserver makes backups and sticks them on a mirrored RAID array.¬† These drives are simply to hold…