By Bruce Payette, Richard Siddaway

"Bruce is a strolling encyclopedia of each solid, undesirable, good, and wacky language concept that has been tried... this can be a booklet that in basic terms Bruce may have written."
--Jeffrey Snover, from the Foreword
"The nuances of PowerShell from the lead language dressmaker himself! first-class content material and simple readability!
--Keith Hill, software program Architect
"I love this book!"
--Scott Hanselman
PowerShell replaces cobbled-together assemblies of third-party administration instruments with a sublime programming language and a strong scripting shell for the home windows atmosphere. within the culture of Manning's flooring breaking "In motion" sequence, this publication comes from correct from the resource. home windows PowerShell in motion exhibits you the way to construct scripts and utilities to automate approach projects or create robust procedure administration instruments to address the day by day projects that force a home windows administrator's existence. simply because it is according to the .NET platform, PowerShell can also be a strong device for builders and gear users.
Windows PowerShell in motion was once written through Bruce Payette, one of many founding participants of the home windows PowerShell crew, co-designer of the PowerShell language and the vital writer of the PowerShell language implementation. The publication helps you to get the main out of the PowerShell surroundings. utilizing many examples, either small and massive, this ebook illustrates the positive aspects of the language and surroundings and exhibits find out how to compose these gains into suggestions, fast and effectively.
This ebook is designed for someone who desires to study PowerShell and use it good. instead of easily being a booklet of recipes to learn and observe, this e-book provides the deep wisdom approximately how PowerShell works and the way to use it

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PS (8) > cd "c:\program files" PS (9) > pwd Path ---C:\Program Files It looks pretty much like the example with single quotes, so what’s the difference? In double quotes, variables are expanded. In other words, if the string contains a variable reference starting with a “$”, it will be replaced by the string representation of the value stored in the variable. Let’s look at an example of this. First assign the string "files" to the variable $v: PS (10) > $v = "files" Now let’s reference that variable in a string with double quotes: PS (11) > cd "c:\program $v" PS (12) > pwd Path ---C:\Program Files The cd succeeded and the current directory was set as we expected.

Since PowerShell is an interactive environment, we’ll show a lot of example commands as the user would type them, followed by the responses the system generates. Before the command text, there will be a prompt string that looks like “PS (2) > ”. Following the prompt, the actual command will be displayed in bold font. PowerShell’s responses will follow on the next few lines. Since PowerShell doesn’t display anything in front of the output lines, you can distinguish output from commands by looking for the prompt string.

Instead of simply displaying the directory listing, let’s save it into a file using output redirection. sys As you can see, commands work more or less as you’d expect if you’ve used other shells. Let’s go over some other things that should be familiar to you. exe. 1. 1 Command editing features Keyboard sequence Editing operation Left/Right Arrows Move the editing cursor left and right through the current command line. Ctrl-Left Arrow, Ctrl-Right Arrow Holding the control (CTRL) key down while pressing the left and right arrow keys will move the editing cursor through the current command line one word at a time, instead of one character at a time.

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