Powershell – Search and Replace multiple text strings in file/variable

A common, but not so often, requirement in some scenarios is to search and replace one or multiple text strings in variables or files. This can be quite easily achievied by using a bit of Powershell code. Read More …

Read content of compressed file (.zip file) using PowerShell [New Question]

A quick question, answered on Heelpbook, about “Read content of compressed file (.zip file) using PowerShell”, something that could be useful in some scenarios like testing or development to extract programmatically needed files from dev kits. Read More …

Powershell – Extract Files from ZIP Archive

Starting with PowerShell 5, cmdlets like Expand-Archive can extract the content of ZIP files to disk. However, you can always extract only the entire archive. Luckily, there are other methods to extract, not only, from .zip archives, specified files or folders, on Windows-based systems. Read More …

How to use custom UserAgent with Invoke-WebRequest on Powershell? [New Question]

A quick question, answered on Heelpbook, about “How to user custom UserAgent with Invoke-WebRequest on Powershell?”, sometime useful while testing some code interacting with websites using Powershell code. Read More …

Powershell – Test URL “ping” from command line

The following scenario could be useful for those that need to regularly monitor the response type of specifc URL or URLs; this can be done quite easily by using Powershell. The approach can be easily integrated in functions and automated/scheduled scripts to get a periodic status of the URLs monitored. Read More …