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Want to perform programming tasks better, faster, simpler, and make them repeatable? Take a deep dive into Windows PowerShell and discover what this distributed automation platform can do. Whether you’re a .NET developer or IT pro, this concise guide will show you how PowerShell’s scripting language can help you be more productive on everyday tasks.


On Oct 15 M Sheik Uduman Ali wrote: Book Review: Windows PowerShell for Developers by Douglas Finke, O’Reilly
Douglas Finke is an MVP for Windows PowerShell.  This one point is enough to say the quality of this book. When I was started learning and writing Powershell scripts, I really got crazy about that.  It has elegant syntax which will impress both developers and administrators.  Powershell is not just… Full Review  >

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On Aug 26 Eric Chou wrote:
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On Aug 22 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: Get the power - for any developer!
To be honest with you, I had just a slight idea what Windows PowerShell was. I had never used it before but I had heard of it being a scripting language for .NET and the Windows Platform. Similar to what BeanShell provides for Java. There is a lack of resources on Powershell that explains the power you can unleash for automation, testing, repititive tasks,etc. This book explains the concepts step by step so that not just the pros but also regular developers can take a shot at using it without fear. Full Review  >

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On Aug 14 Wes Stahler wrote: Windows PowerShell for Developers by Douglas Finke; O’Reilly Media
It is not often that a technical book makes you rethink how you think. Doug Finke (a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) has achieved just that with this concise PowerShell reference.He starts out our journey describing PowerShell as a glue language that is as programmable as Perl, Python and Ruby and… Full Review  >

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On Aug 9 Eric Wright wrote: DiscoPosse Review: Windows PowerShell for Developers by Doug Finke – O’Reilly Media
For those fans of PowerShell, and for those just getting on-board, PowerShell MVP Doug Finke has built the bridge for your journey with his latest book Windows PowerShell for Developers from O’Reilly Media. As a long time user of PowerShell for everything from quick scripts to more challenging workflows and… Full Review  >

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On Aug 5 Hemanth Damecharla wrote:
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