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Pro Windows PowerShell by Hristo Deshev

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21.10. Summary

PowerShell Community Extensions is a project that has accumulated a lot of useful functionality. What makes it really powerful is that it aims to collect pieces of code from the community—code that has been used by people to solve real problems. Chances are that that code will be useful to you should you have a similar problem.

Probably the most valuable thing about PSCX is that it is very comprehensive. With just a single installation, we get a very large toolset that removes many dependencies on other external tools. This makes our scripts easier to deploy across machines, as they would likely depend on only one product instead of many. Using a single large toolset is also easier to gain approval for in a corporate environment ...

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