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Mastering PowerShell Scripting, 5th Edition (Early Access)

Mastering PowerShell Scripting, 5th Edition (Early Access)

English | 2024 | ASIN : B0CG9PXM92 | 382 pages | PDF,EPUB,MOBI | 6.39 MB

Use PowerShell to save time and reduce the potential for human error by writing scripts that automate the execution of tasks

Key Features
Explores PowerShell as a programming language
Take advantage of the features built into the PowerShell language in day-to-day automation
Automation of complex tasks, data manipulation, and environment security

Book Description
Mastering PowerShell Scripting, Fifth Edition, can help you overcome any fears and become proficient in navigating PowerShell's capabilities. This edition includes new chapters on debugging, troubleshooting, and creating GUIs. You will learn about the latest features of PowerShell 7.3, including working with parameters, objects, and .NET classes. The book covers basic and advanced topics, such as asynchronous processing, desired state configuration, managing large amounts of data, interacting with other services, and working with regular expressions and Windows Management Instrument (WMI). Discover how to efficiently use PowerShell's automation features and error-handling techniques for more complex scripts and filters.

Starting with foundational knowledge, this extensive guide progresses to advanced concepts like using complex scripts and filters, asynchronous processing, desired state configuration, debugging, and error-handling techniques. You will learn how to effectively handle large data sets and interact with external services using PowerShell 7.3. Additionally, you'll discover how to fully utilize PowerShell's automation capabilities, including parsing data, manipulating regular expressions, and working with WMI using various methods.

What you will learn
Create scripts that can be run on different systems
PowerShell is highly extensible and can integrate with other programming languages
Discover the powerful command-line interface that enables users to perform various operations with ease
Create reusable scripts and functions in PowerShell
Utilize PowerShell for various purposes, including system administration, automation, and data processing
Integrate PowerShell with other technologies such as .NET, COM, and WMI
Work with common data formats such as XML, JSON, and CSV in PowerShell
Create custom PowerShell modules and cmdlets to extend its functionality

Who This Book Is For
This book is for system administrators who want to automate and speed up their processes using PowerShell and Windows PowerShell. You'll need to know the basics of operating systems, but beginners with no prior experience with PowerShell will have no trouble following along.

Table of Contents
Working with PowerShell
Using Modules and Snap-ins
Working with Objects in PowerShell
Working with Operators
Variables, Arrays, and Hashtables
Branching and looping
Working with .NET
Strings, numbers, and dates
Understanding Regular Expressions
Files, Folders, and the Registry
Windows Management Instrumentation
Working with HTML, XML, and JSON
Web requests and web services
Remoting and remote management
Asynchronous processing
Graphical user interfaces
Scripts, Functions, and Filters
Parameter validation and dynamic parameters
Classes and enumerations
Building modules
Testing
Error handling
Debugging and troubleshooting

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