Topic: powershell

Qualys announces new first-party software risk management solution

Qualys is now allowing AppSec teams to leverage their risk management platform to assess, prioritize, and address the risks associated with first-party software and its embedded open-source components. In the digital transformation era, organizations develop their own software to run their businesses. However, first-party software often lacks the same level of disciplined vulnerability and configuration … continue reading

Microsoft updates PowerShell extension to VS Code

Microsoft has made a complete overhaul of the core PowerShell engine to create a more reliable and stable user experience.  The release of the updated PowerShell extension in VS Code includes a rewrite of PowerShell pipeline execution with cancellable and ordered tasks, many debugger reliability improvements, a ReadKey fix that includes better pasting on macOS … continue reading

Developers can create their own PowerShell cmdlets with release of PowerShell Crescendo framework

Microsoft announced the general availability release of PowerShell Crescendo, which is a framework that lets developers create PowerShell cmdlets, or lightweight commands, for common command-line tools.  The tool is a development accelerator that enables users to “rapidly build PowerShell cmdlets that leverage existing command-line tools,” according to Microsoft.  It amplifies the command-line experience of the … continue reading

PowerShell 7.0 is now generally available

Microsoft has announced the general availability of PowerShell 7.0. PowerShell is a configuration and automation tool that includes a command-line shell, object-oriented scripting language, and set of tools for executing scripts and managed modules. Three years ago, Microsoft released a completely reworked version of the tool as PowerShell Core 6. That update introduced cross-platform support … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Science Journal

Google has announced it is open-sourcing its Science Journal app. Science Journal is designed to turn Android into a mobile science solution, using the phone’s sensors to explore the world. “We believe that anyone can be a scientist anywhere. Science doesn’t just happen in the classroom or lab. Tools like Science Journal let you see … continue reading

Microsoft UWP Community Toolkit, Twitter extends Crashlytics, and roadblocks to cloud success—SD Times news digest: Aug. 18, 2016

Microsoft is giving developers a new open-source toolkit to enable them to work with their community and contribute to the Windows SDK. The UWP Community Toolkit features capabilities such as helper functions, custom controls and app services for developers; open-source code; and alignment with the Windows SDK for Windows 10. Developers can use the toolkit … continue reading

Visual Studio Code 0.3.0, Magic Leap’s SDK, and the Project System Extensibility SDK—SD Times news digest: June 3, 2015

Microsoft has released version 0.3.0 of Visual Studio Code, its cross-platform code editing tool announced at Build. Visual Studio Code 0.3.0 includes new features and updates to keybinding, the command line, multi-cursor, comment actions, wrapping controls, debugging and more. There is also expanded language support for Rust, JavaScript semantics and syntax, TypeScript 1.5, and smarter … continue reading

Book Excerpt: PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 How-To

Steven Mann goes over the basics of PowerShell in SharePoint 2010 … continue reading Protection Status