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.

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