Beyond the Basics

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In This Chapter

Formatting

  • Capitalization
  • Commenting
  • Mind Your Brackets!

Command Output

  • Cmdlet Output Formatting
  • Filtering
  • Splitting
  • Scripting in Color

Miscellaneous

  • Quotes
  • CIM / WMI
  • Obfuscated Information
  • Code Signing

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Formatting

A good working PowerShell script can be written quickly and without any formal formatting or standards. The script will probably function and perform the tasks it was coded for. However, a useful well-coded script should have more. A script should be easily read by another person, there should be a description of the script at the top and plenty of commenting in the script to provide information about its workings. ...

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