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Learning PowerShell by Jonathan Hassell

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Chapter 1 Getting Started and Setting Up

Welcome to Learning PowerShell! In this chapter, my main goal is to get you set up and ready to start working. To do so, there are a couple of applications you need to learn about and just a couple of notes I’d like to clear up so that you aren’t super confused as you start your march to PowerShell mastery.

Valid Platforms and Versions

PowerShell is designed, of course, to be run on all kinds of machines. In fact, the broader support that PowerShell has, the more likely more developers and hardware makers will adopt the language and incorporate it into their own offerings. It is sort of like a self-fulfilling prophecy, in that the more systems that support PowerShell, the more people and systems will want ...

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