Windows PowerShell for Vista Released

As promised, they did it – so if you want yet another cool tool to play with, give ‘er a go. “One hundred and twenty-nine command-line tools (called “cmdlets”) for performing common system administration tasks, such as managing services, processes, event logs, certificates, the registry, and using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).” It’s like CMD.EXE on caffeine, folks. Not sure it’s going to replace 4NT for me, though – which I’ve been using since I learned about 4DOS through NDOS back in the days when a command prompt was the norm (and not the exception. Congrats, gang – this is a wonderful Microsoft “PowerToy” that vigorously illustrates Microsoft’s commitment to empowering developers with good tools developed by good developers.