Quick Counts In Powershell

Chrissy LeMaire has a quick pair of one-liners for counting occurrences in Powershell:

I always forget how to do this, and Aleksandar Nikolić posted a really beautiful answer on Powershell.com

For a file:

-split (Get-Content .\test.txt | Out-String) | Where-Object { $_ -eq "test" } | Measure-Object | Select-Object -exp count

That was easy.  Check out the article to see how to do this with a string.

Related Posts

Multi-Line Powershell Comments

Jess Pomfret shows how you can build out Powershell comments with multiple lines of code in them: You can see above the first example looks good, however in the second example the first two lines should both have a prompt to show they are code. I spent a little while Googling this without much avail. […]

Read More

Unioning Sets with Powershell

Shane O’Neill gives us a rundown of unions in Powershell: For me, it summed down to “Is there something like UNION or UNION ALL in PowerShell? Luckily, this is something that I had asked before and been told the answer. So here I am, repeating the answer for you all since this is how I learn; repetition and practice. […]

Read More

Categories

May 2016
MTWTFSS
« Apr Jun »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031