Consuming iCalendar Events With PowerShell

One of the cool benefits you get with PowerShell is the ability to make use of external .NET assemblies. Lately I found myself wanting to do some scripting involving an iCalendar feed, and since I hate writing console applications every time I have some small task to perform, PowerShell seemed like a good choice. While there is no built-in support for consuming iCalendar files, the ability to augment it with an assembly meant that I could import the DDay.iCal library I’ve used before in other .NET projects.


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Scripting IIS 7 with PowerShell

Often I find that the last thing I want to look at is yet another new language to learn, but PowerShell is proving itself to be very useful for writing up Windows scripts, particularly when you want to interact directly…