Functions/ConvertTo-HashTable.ps1

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function ConvertTo-Hashtable {
    [CmdletBinding()]
    [OutputType('hashtable')]
    param (
        [Parameter(ValueFromPipeline)]
        $InputObject
    )
 
    process {
        ## Return null if the input is null. This can happen when calling the function
        ## recursively and a property is null
        if ($null -eq $InputObject) {
            return $null
        }
 
        ## Check if the input is an array or collection. If so, we also need to convert
        ## those types into hash tables as well. This function will convert all child
        ## objects into hash tables (if applicable)
        if ($InputObject -is [System.Collections.IEnumerable] -and $InputObject -isnot [string]) {
            $collection = @(
                foreach ($object in $InputObject) {
                    ConvertTo-Hashtable -InputObject $object
                }
            )
 
            ## Return the array but don't enumerate it because the object may be pretty complex
            Write-Output -NoEnumerate $collection
        } elseif ($InputObject -is [psobject]) { ## If the object has properties that need enumeration
            ## Convert it to its own hash table and return it
            $hash = @{}
            foreach ($property in $InputObject.PSObject.Properties) {
                $hash[$property.Name] = ConvertTo-Hashtable -InputObject $property.Value
            }
            $hash
        } else {
            ## If the object isn't an array, collection, or other object, it's already a hash table
            ## So just return it.
            $InputObject
        }
    }
}