Brendan has posted a great overview of the API changes in Power Pack 2. There’s a few in there I didn’t know about, and some that will come in really handy for the next version of WHS Disk Management.
Rather than describe each of these, I am going to let their names speak for them and what they can do:
But wait... there's more!
Back in Console land we've long had the ability to open an arbitrary Settings page (provided we know it's guid) or a URL on the client PC... did you know you can also select a specific console tab? With a few tweaks to IConsoleServices you can:
Each of the above methods rely on the new TabIdentifier attribute which can be used to decorate an IConsoleTab implementer so that other applications.
Very cool changes, and a big thank you to Brendan for calling these out.