Mastering PowerShell Scripting, 5th Edition: Automate repetitive tasks and simplify complex administrative tasks using PowerShell, 5th Edition Front Cover

Mastering PowerShell Scripting, 5th Edition: Automate repetitive tasks and simplify complex administrative tasks using PowerShell, 5th Edition

  • Length: 760 pages
  • Edition: 5
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  • Publication Date: 2024-06-11
  • ISBN-10: 1805120271
  • ISBN-13: 9781805120278

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 languageTake advantage of the features built into the PowerShell language in day-to-day automationAutomation 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 systemsPowerShell is highly extensible and can integrate with other programming languagesDiscover the powerful command-line interface that enables users to perform various operations with easeCreate reusable scripts and functions in PowerShellUtilize PowerShell for various purposes, including system administration, automation, and data processingIntegrate PowerShell with other technologies such as .NET, COM, and WMIWork with common data formats such as XML, JSON, and CSV in PowerShellCreate 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.

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