PowerShell Core Recipes [Video]

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  • Install PowerShell Core on the two most common operating systems: Windows and Linux
  • Collect information from the web by scraping, parsing, or using APIs
  • Performs tasks by navigating through Windows and Linux file systems and the Windows Registry using PowerShell Core
  • Remotely manage both Windows and Linux systems with PowerShell Core
  • Solve common problems by leveraging PowerShell Core 
  • Deploy and manage common Windows infrastructure services such as DNS, DHCP, and file servers

GUIs are nice but not after the 50th mouse click!

In this course on PowerShell Core, you'll learn how to leverage Microsoft's scripting language to automate many mundane tasks that have been taking you way too long to do.

We'll cover lots of common scenarios such as scraping web pages, managing remote systems (both Windows and Linux), managing files, and a whole lot more. In this course, each video is designed to help you with a specific task.

You'll get a wide variety of real-world solutions to real-world problems, all of which (and more) can be solved with PowerShell Core.

All the code and supporting files for this course are available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/-PowerShell-Core-Recipes

Style and Approach

In this course, we take a totally hands-on approach. You'll rarely see a slide. Instead, we focus on doing rather than talking. We approach this course in a tactical way by solving common IT problems one step at a time using PowerShell Core

  • Conquer the 2 most common operating systems using PowerShell Core
  • Cross-platform scripting for all common administrative tasks such as managing file systems and remote systems, and collecting information from the web
  • A comprehensive course that sticks to an informal approach and treats you like a colleague
Course Length 2 hours 6 minutes
ISBN 9781789956788
Date Of Publication 31 Dec 2018


Anthony Howell

Anthony Howell is a proud father, a lucky husband, and a passionate automator. He's the guy that will always suggest writing a script to solve the problems of the day. He's been working professionally in IT since 2009 when he started as a helpdesk tech at University. After being betrayed by calculus, he switched from Computer Science to getting his associates from ITT Tech in Network Systems Administration. By the time he graduated, he was already a sysadmin with a focus on PowerShell automation. Looking back, he's always been the PowerShell guy at the places he's worked. So much so that he decided to venture out on his own as a PowerShell developer.

Josh King

Josh King is a Senior Infrastructure & Automation Administrator at a local government body in regional New Zealand, working within predominantly Windows and VMware environment. Josh has a passion for PowerShell and automation. You can find his blog at https://king.gee.nz or reach out to him on Twitter, @WindosNZ.

Nick Rimmer

Nick has been working in IT for over 25 years. He is currently a Lead Infrastructure Developer and is working on a variety of projects using Powershell, DSC, and Azure amongst other technologies.

Scott Hurst

Scott has been working in the IT field since 2009 and is currently a Windows Server Engineer. He can be found evangelizing the wonders of PowerShell to anyone who will stop long enough to listen. You can follow Scott on Twitter @The_Scott_Hurst

TechSnips LLC

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