Splatting To #PowerShell Job

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Splatting To #PowerShell Job

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Author: Frank Peter (97 Articles)

A while back I found a smart way to pass parameter to scripts in PowerShell background jobs.

Initially I was driven by the ambition to use Splatting and my first attempt looked like this:

It works, but in my view that approach reduces Splatting to absurdity. Therefore I continued trying different approaches and finally ended up with this surprisingly easy result:

If you like to use this approach please take into account:
– You need to pipe a PSCustomObject to Start-Job (rather than a hash table)
– For each parameter the Job script needs ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName set to $true such as below:

Hope this helps


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