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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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PowerShell

I am going to be making use of PowerShell, because we all need to use PowerShell a lot more anyway. It has a lot of benefits, as follows:

  • It's a lot easier to read. It has a simplified syntax and there are many more commands. So, there is a lot less effort involved if anyone needs to work with things such as Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), DHCP, DNS, and many many others.
  • The PowerShell ISE (integrated scripting environment) that ships with Windows has an array of tools to make it easier to write code such as IntelliSense and tab completion. It also helps you fill in all the switches with the command list on the right-hand side of the main window and assists with flow control (by navigating to Edit | Snippets, as shown in the ...

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