Windows PowerShell 4.0 for .NET Developers

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Learn
  • Explore the new features of Windows PowerShell 4.0
  • Understand PowerShell syntax and grammar such as pipeline, looping and working with objects
  • Discover how to extend PowerShell capabilities with .NET framework, XML, WMI, and COM+
  • Work with Windows Server, Users and Groups, IIS, and SQL Server
  • Automate ALM using Team Foundation Server and Windows PowerShell
  • Get to grips with Windows PowerShell and Internet technologies such as JSON, XML web services, and RESTful applications
About

The world of technology is growing faster than ever, and the business needs are getting more complex every day. With PowerShell in your toolbox, you have an object-based scripting language, task-based shell, along with a powerful automation engine. PowerShell is built on top of .NET framework which gives an edge over the other tools when it comes to integration and automation of Microsoft product and technologies.

Packed with a set of real world scenarios and detailed scripts that will help you get started with PowerShell, this practical guide will help you to understand the syntax and grammar, build your scripts and modules, and integrate them with different technologies and tools. PowerShell is built on top of .NET framework, which gives an edge over other tools when it comes to integration and automation of Microsoft products and technologies.

Starting with the essentials of PowerShell along with the new features in PowerShell 4.0, this guide explores building scripts and modules, and takes an in-depth look at integration topics.

This book covers the use of PowerShell with .NET, WMI, and COM. It also covers the use of PowerShell to manage Windows Server, Internet Information Services, SQL Server, and Team Foundation Server. You will also learn to work with XML and RESTful web services.

This practical guide provides an easy and fast way to become a PowerShell expert via a collection of selected real world scenarios, detailed solutions, and screenshots.

Features
  • Enables developers to start adopting Windows PowerShell in their own application to extend its capabilities and manageability
  • Introduces beginners to the basics, progressing on to advanced level topics and techniques for professional PowerShell scripting and programming
  • Step-by-step guide, packed with real world scripts examples, screenshots, and best practices
Page Count 140
Course Length 4 hours 12 minutes
ISBN 9781849688765
Date Of Publication 16 Jan 2014

Authors

Sherif Talaat

Sherif Talaat is a young computer science addict. He holds many technology certificates. Sherif has been working in the ICT industry since 2005. He has worked on Microsoft's core infrastructure platforms and solutions with a focus on the cloud and data center management, IT Process Automation (ITPA), and scripting techniques.

Sherif is one of the early adopters of Windows PowerShell in the Middle East and Africa. He speaks about Windows PowerShell at technical events and user groups gatherings. He is also the founder of the Egypt PowerShell User Group and the author of the first and only Arabic PowerShell blog.

He has been awarded the Egyptian MCIT Shield and has won the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for PowerShell seven times in a row since 2009. He is also the author of three different Windows PowerShell titles for IT professionals and developers. Last but not least, he is also a TED conference speaker.

You can follow him on Twitter @SherifTalaat.