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Mastering PowerCLI by Sajal Debnath

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Automation through PowerShell scripts

From a programming perspective, there is not much difference between a scripting language and a more traditional programming language. You can make pretty complex programs with a scripting language.

The main difference between any traditional programming language and scripts is that in programming language, you can build compiled binary code, which can run as a standalone. In scripting, it cannot run as a standalone. A script depends on another program to execute it at runtime, or you can say that it requires another program to interpret it. Also, the code for the script is normally available for you to read. It is there in plain text form and at run time, it is executed line by line. In the case of a traditional ...

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