en-US/PSGalleryExplorer-help.xml

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<helpItems schema="maml" xmlns="http://msh">
  <command:command xmlns:maml="http://schemas.microsoft.com/maml/2004/10" xmlns:command="http://schemas.microsoft.com/maml/dev/command/2004/10" xmlns:dev="http://schemas.microsoft.com/maml/dev/2004/10" xmlns:MSHelp="http://msdn.microsoft.com/mshelp">
    <command:details>
      <command:name>Find-PSGModule</command:name>
      <command:verb>Find</command:verb>
      <command:noun>PSGModule</command:noun>
      <maml:description>
        <maml:para>Finds PowerShell Gallery module(s) that match specified criteria.</maml:para>
      </maml:description>
    </command:details>
    <maml:description>
      <maml:para>Searches PowerShell Gallery and associated GitHub project dataset for PowerShell modules based on provided criteria. By default, more common/popular modules and modules made by corporations are excluded. This is to aid in discovery of other modules. Popular modules and corporation modules can be included in results by specifying the necessary parameter switches. 35 module results are returned by default unless the NumberToReturn parameter is used.</maml:para>
    </maml:description>
    <command:syntax>
      <command:syntaxItem>
        <maml:name>Find-PSGModule</maml:name>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByDownloads</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find modules by number of PowerShell Gallery Downloads</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByRandom</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find modules randomly from the PowerShell Gallery</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
      </command:syntaxItem>
      <command:syntaxItem>
        <maml:name>Find-PSGModule</maml:name>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByGitHubInfo</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find modules based on various GitHub metrics</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>String</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
      </command:syntaxItem>
      <command:syntaxItem>
        <maml:name>Find-PSGModule</maml:name>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByRecentUpdate</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find modules based on recent updated to PowerShell Gallery or GitHub</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>String</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
      </command:syntaxItem>
      <command:syntaxItem>
        <maml:name>Find-PSGModule</maml:name>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByName</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find module by module name</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>String</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
      </command:syntaxItem>
      <command:syntaxItem>
        <maml:name>Find-PSGModule</maml:name>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>ByTag</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Find modules by tag</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>String</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
        <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
          <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
          <maml:Description>
            <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
          </maml:Description>
          <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
          <dev:type>
            <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
            <maml:uri />
          </dev:type>
          <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
        </command:parameter>
      </command:syntaxItem>
    </command:syntax>
    <command:parameters>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByDownloads</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find modules by number of PowerShell Gallery Downloads</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="false" variableLength="false">SwitchParameter</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByGitHubInfo</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find modules based on various GitHub metrics</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>String</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByRecentUpdate</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find modules based on recent updated to PowerShell Gallery or GitHub</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>String</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByRandom</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find modules randomly from the PowerShell Gallery</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="false" variableLength="false">SwitchParameter</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByName</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find module by module name</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>String</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>ByTag</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Find modules by tag</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">String</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>String</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>None</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>IncludeCorps</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Include modules written by corporations in results</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="false" variableLength="false">SwitchParameter</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>IncludeRegulars</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Include modules that are well known in results</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="false" variableLength="false">SwitchParameter</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>SwitchParameter</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>False</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
      <command:parameter required="false" variableLength="true" globbing="false" pipelineInput="False" position="named" aliases="none">
        <maml:name>NumberToReturn</maml:name>
        <maml:Description>
          <maml:para>Max number of modules to return</maml:para>
        </maml:Description>
        <command:parameterValue required="true" variableLength="false">Int32</command:parameterValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>Int32</maml:name>
          <maml:uri />
        </dev:type>
        <dev:defaultValue>35</dev:defaultValue>
      </command:parameter>
    </command:parameters>
    <command:inputTypes />
    <command:returnValues>
      <command:returnValue>
        <dev:type>
          <maml:name>PSGEFormat</maml:name>
        </dev:type>
        <maml:description>
          <maml:para></maml:para>
        </maml:description>
      </command:returnValue>
    </command:returnValues>
    <maml:alertSet>
      <maml:alert>
        <maml:para>Author: Jake Morrison - @jakemorrison - https://techthoughts.info/</maml:para>
      </maml:alert>
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    <command:examples>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByDownloads</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on number of PowerShell Gallery downloads.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByDownloads -IncludeRegulars</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on number of PowerShell Gallery downloads including more popular modules.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 3 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByDownloads -IncludeCorps -IncludeRegulars -NumberToReturn 50</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 50 modules based on number of PowerShell Gallery downloads including more popular downloads, and modules made by corporations.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 4 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByGitHubInfo StarCount</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on number of GitHub stars.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 5 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByGitHubInfo Subscribers</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on number of GitHub subscribers.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 6 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByRecentUpdate GalleryUpdate</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on their most recent PowerShell Gallery update.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 7 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByRecentUpdate GitUpdate</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules based on their most recent GitHub update.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 8 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByRandom</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules randomly</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 9 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByName 'PoshGram'</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns module that equals the provided name, if found.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 10 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByTag Telegram</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 35 modules that contain the tag: Telegram.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 11 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>Find-PSGModule -ByTag Telegram -IncludeCorps -IncludeRegulars -NumberToReturn 100</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 100 modules that contains the tag: Telegram, including more popular modules and modules made by corporations.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
      <command:example>
        <maml:title>-------------------------- EXAMPLE 12 --------------------------</maml:title>
        <dev:code>$results = Find-PSGModule -ByGitHubInfo Watchers -IncludeCorps -IncludeRegulars -NumberToReturn 40
$results | Format-List</dev:code>
        <dev:remarks>
          <maml:para>Returns up to 40 modules based on number of GitHub watchers. It includes more popular modules as well as modules made by corporations. A list of results is displayed.</maml:para>
        </dev:remarks>
      </command:example>
    </command:examples>
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  </command:command>
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