xml and powershell : using XPATH

I wrote about powershell [xml] yesterady : xml and powershell Let’s see how to use XPATH expressions in Powershell John Jack With the [xml] datatype, we create a navigator : (([xml](GC foo.xml)).psbase.createnavigator().evaluate( ‘//emplist/emp[@no=”1″]/ename/text()’ ))|%{$_.Value} John I have not been seduced by a Microsoft product since ages, but I must say I felt with love in… Continue reading xml and powershell : using XPATH

xml and powershell

I wrote about the unix command-line utility xmllint there : extract xml from the command line Let’s do the same exercice in Powershell PS> gc foo.xml John Jack Simply use [xml] datatype ! (([xml](GC foo.xml)).emplist.emp|Where{$_.no-eq”1″}).ename John Powershell rules!

What’s your favorite shell in Windows?

I just wrote one of my first powershell script yesterday, it has a pretty nice syntax actually, and no need to download anything like cygwin or other unix-like shell to your PC. PS> $stmt = “set hea off`n” PS> $stmt += “select ‘hello world’ from dual;” PS> $res = ($stmt | sqlplus -s scott/tiger) PS>… Continue reading What’s your favorite shell in Windows?