Built-in Help Features

As mentioned earlier, cmdlets are the most basic component of PowerShell. Three of these cmdlets are essential in attempting to learn PowerShell. Even advanced users may still use these cmdlets on a daily basis:

Get-CommandThis cmdlet is essential in discovering what commands can be used and what might be available on the system to help with a certain task.

Get-HelpWhen you are looking for additional details, specifically on other cmdlets, this is the main cmdlet to use.

Get-MemberAbsolute beginners don’t typically start using this cmdlet when first initiated into PowerShell, but for advanced users, and easier discovery, this cmdlet is very useful.

Let’s look at each of these cmdlets in more detail.

Get-Command ...

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