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.