Chapter 1. Welcome to PowerShell
What is PowerShell?
Soul of a new language
Brushing up on objects
Dude! Where’s my code?
Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts compared to space.
|--Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy|
Welcome to Windows PowerShell, the new command and scripting language from Microsoft. We begin this chapter with two quotes from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. What do they have to do with a new scripting language? In essence, where a program solves a particular problem or problems, a programming language can solve any problem, ...