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Pro Windows PowerShell by Hristo Deshev

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13.5. Summary

Gaining access to information in all situations is an invaluable skill and an important tool in your problem-solving arsenal. This chapter showed how to use the help system to get various bits of information about the available commands. It then described how to discover new commands and how to examine live objects and get information about their properties and methods.

At the end, I showed you how to use the biggest resource of all—the Internet—to get help. Using the approach outlined in the Search-* functions, you can go on to create functions that search for answers and code in online forums and script repositories. After all, why bang your head against a problem when you have the entire Internet at your disposal? Paraphrasing ...

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