Chapter 4. Advanced Pipelining

This chapter includes advanced Windows PowerShell (WPS) pipelining features such as filtering, sorting, grouping, comparing, and calculating. The chapter introduces a few commandlets that are commonly used (for example, Where-Object, Sort-Object, Group-Object, and Get-Member).

Analyzing Pipeline Content

One of the greatest challenges in working with WPS is to answer the following two questions:


Which type do the objects, which are placed in the pipeline by a commandlet, have?


Which properties and methods do these ...

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