Friday Fun PowerShell Commands by Noun

One of PowerShell’s greatest strength’s is discoverability. Once you know how, it is very easy to discover what  you can do with PowerShell and how. One reason this works is because PowerShell commands follow a consistent verb-noun naming convention. With this in mind, you can see all of the commands organized by noun.

This will work in both v2 and v3.

get-command-noun-01In PowerShell 3.0, this will display commands from all modules, even those not currently loaded. If you want to limit your display to only those modules currently imported use this:

Or you can use this same idea to organize cmdlets in a specific module.

get-command-noun-02Now that you know what you can do, go forth and do it!

3 thoughts on “Friday Fun PowerShell Commands by Noun

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  2. 10+ entries for this in your RSS feed. The only difference I could see was the different crayon used (command/source code, which wasn’t visible in Google Reader). LOL.

    That aside, this is pretty good!

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