This appendix provides pointers to classes in the .NET Framework that provide useful functionality in addition to what PowerShell provides. For detailed descriptions and documentation, search the official documentation at http://msdn.microsoft.com.
Represents a PowerShell object to which you can add notes, properties, and more.
Represents an instant in time, typically expressed as a date and time of day.
Represents a globally unique identifier (GUID).
Provides constants and static methods for trigonometric, logarithmic, and other common mathematical functions.
Represents a pseudo-random number generator, a device that produces a sequence of numbers that meet certain statistical requirements for randomness.
Converts a base datatype to another base datatype.
Provides information about, and means to manipulate, the current environment and platform. This class cannot be inherited.
Represents the standard input, output, and error streams for console applications. This class cannot be inherited.
Represents an immutable regular expression.
Provides a set of methods and properties that help debug your code. This class cannot be inherited.
Provides interaction with Windows event logs.