Turning CLI Tools into PowerShell Tools Deep Dive Demos

Last week I did a presentation at the PowerShell Deep Dive in Frankfurt about turning command line tools into PowerShell tools. A video recording should be posted later. But in the meantime, here is a copy of my slide deck, in PDF and a zip file with my demos and scripts. I have some followup posts I’ll publish later.

The bottom line is that with not much effort and some basic PowerShell knowledge you can turn any command line tool into a PowerShell tool that writes objects to the pipeline. For example, I can take the NBTSTAT -n command:

and turn it into a PowerShell command:

The simple function is included in the zip file.

Download the Turn Command Line Tools into PowerShell Tools presentation and the CLI-to-PSH-Demos.