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Learning PowerShell by Jonathan Hassell

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Chapter 5 The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Objects

Welcome to Chapter 5 of Learning PowerShell. Today we talk about objects. No, not your stapler, or the object of your affection. PowerShell objects tie in nicely with our study of the pipeline from Chapter 3 and also what we’re covering in the next chapter.

Let’s dive in!

What Is an Object?

When you hear the term “objects,” it probably brings up that fear of development and programming again. That sinking feeling, deep in your stomach, like something is about to happen that is just completely over your head. Fear not, though: objects in PowerShell are pretty simple, although there is a ton you can do to make them more complex. But for a beginner, we do not have to dive too deeply into objects ...

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