Chapter 10. Learning PowerShell 5.0

Let's be honest, the majority of us are still using Command Prompt on a daily basis. I shouldn't speak for you as a reader, if you have cut over and are using the newer PowerShell prompt as a total replacement for Command Prompt, I definitely applaud you! I, however, do still tend to open up cmd.exe as a matter of habit, though with the release of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016, I am definitely making a more conscious effort to use the newer, "blue-er", prettier, and more powerful interface that is PowerShell 5.0. In this chapter, we are going to explore some of the reasons that you should do the same. Other than the fact that Microsoft seems to have shrunk the default text size in Command Prompt to deter ...

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