Chapter 10. What’s PowerShell?

Although not a replacement for the command prompt (cmd.exe), PowerShell provides an opportunity to really engage the operating system at an under-the-GUI-hood level. This chapter helps PowerShell newbies become comfortable with the concepts of what PowerShell can do and what it was designed for, along with stepping through the syntax of PowerShell commands (called cmdlets) and pipelining commands together to create powerful one-line code.

PowerShell for Beginners

PowerShell is both a new command-line tool and an automated scripting platform. PowerShell v1 was downloadable for Windows Vista and XP, and the same is true ...

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