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  • Blog Post: Get closure with GetNewClosure

    Have you ever created scriptblocks on the fly, say in a foreach loop, and they totally mess up because they all have the same value? This is something sort of advanced, and typically used when you’re proxying an object. The most basic example would be, taken from ( http://www.powershellcommunity...
  • Blog Post: Tied Variables in PowerShell

    With Add-Type and $executioncontext you can add special varibles that have tied values. I made $random, and $now add-type @" using System; using System.Management.Automation; public class RandomVariable : PSVariable { Random r; public RandomVariable () : base("Random", 0, ScopedItemOptions.ReadOnly...
  • Blog Post: Creating arbitrary delegates from scriptblocks in PowerShell...

    People have been asking about creating arbitrary delegates out of scriptblocks. As Jeffrey has mentioned, this isn't directly supported in V1.0 of PowerShell. It is, however, possible to do it using dynamic methods and the CreateDelegate call. Here's a script (also attached) that will do it. I haven...
  • Blog Post: Casting a scriptblock to an arbitrary delegate signature

    Arild asked the following in http://arildf.spaces.msn.com/blog/cns!E99F8B43533149B0!140.entry?_c%3dBlogPart : PSMDTAG:FAQ: Delegates - how to cast a scriptblock to an arbitrary delegate signature? ANSWER - You can't in V1.0. In version 1.0 Windows PowerShell only supports casting scriptblocks to...
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