Automating the world one-liner at a time…
I had a great time talking to Erik Meijer about PowerShell - what it is, how it works under the covers, why we do what we do and where we are going.
You can see the interview on Channel 9 HERE.
Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]Windows Management Partner ArchitectVisit the Windows PowerShell Team blog at: http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShellVisit the Windows PowerShell ScriptCenter at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx
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Just to let you know you can keep your job.. As I am sure you know, but just forgot on the spot when you had Erik asking you the question about strings, ASCII is a proper subset of UTF-8 thanks to Ken Thompson and Rob Pike wanting UNIX to keep on trucking in a Unicode world..
First of all: PowerShell is Awesome. It fits uttery nice into the whole .NET world, and I think I'm falling in love. I have two questions for you guys though:
1) Everyone I know who have tried PowerShell classifies the whole screenbuffer/windows-no-resize system as a bug. Why did you go with that inflexible solution, and are you guys fixing this (pretty obvious) bug in PS2?
2) When I pipe output to the more function and want to scroll through the output line-by-line, the promt from more clutters the output every other line. Is there a working more somewhere?
Thanks in advance for your reply :)
Ole - André
Of late I have been fiddling with Powershell quite a bit as I toil with SDS Shell . The simplicity with