Explore the exciting new features in PowerShell 3.0 using Packt's new Book and eBook

January 2013 | Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look , a book which enables readers to implement the new features in the PowerShell 3.0, while getting well versed with the latest version of Powershell with concise descriptions and simple examples.

About the author:
Adam Driscoll is a Software Developer and Team Lead at Quest Software having experience in authoring PowerShell modules and providers in both .NET and PowerShell, building PowerShell development tools for developers and administrators.

Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's task automation framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on top of .NET Framework. PowerShell provides full access to COM and WMI, enabling administrators to perform administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems.

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look helps administrators and power users discover the various updated cmdlets offerings and modules in Windows 8 and Server 8. Using this book, readers will not only be able to understand the basics of new Windows Management Implementation features, but also the changes to the language and the reasons of their implementations.

Throughout this book, users will be able to unravel the exciting new features such as Windows Workflow integration, extended WMI capabilities. Administrators or power users looking to quickly learn and explore the new features of PowerShell 3.0 will find this book to be an interesting and beneficial read.

Chapter 1 : Find What You're Looking for
Chapter 2 : Usability Enhancements
Chapter 3 : Improved Administration
Chapter 4 : Windows Workflow in PowerShell
Chapter 5 : Using the Common Informational Model
Chapter 6 : New and Improved PowerShell Hosts
Chapter 7 : Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 #Modules and Cmdlets

Packt Publishing has also released and is due to publish other powershell books:

  • SQL Server 2012 with PowerShell V3 Cookbook (Published)
  • Oracle Database and PowerShell How-To (Upcoming)

 

Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.


Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look
Explore and experience the new features found in PowerShell 3.0

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/microsoft- windows-powershell-3-0-firstlook/book

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