Form posts with PowerShell

This article is based on an answer found and updated on StackOverflow. I'f you have used PowerShell for much at all, you are probably familiar with Invoke-WebRequest. But did you know you can carry around a session and have it automatically add and update cookies for you? The Scenario I…

Make me a sandwich

A lesson in powershell. I typed this: > iisreset Which responded with this: Access denied, you must be an administrator of the remote computer to use this command. Either have your account added to the administrator local group of the remote computer or to the domain administrator global group. So…

Aliasing your 'git status'

Anyone else have the bad habit of typing in git statsu or git stauts? Or maybe you just end up typing git status all the time at the command line, and wonder if there was a better way. Well, there is. Aliases Most command-line shells have the concept of aliasing.…

Visual Studio PowerShell

I've been using psake as my build tool and running my builds on Appveyor. Now Appveyor runs with all the visual studio commands available on the path. When you install visual studio, It gives you a special cmd shell shortcut that loads you an environment with all the visual studio…