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Windows Powershell Pocket Referenceby Lee Holmes
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This portable reference to Windows PowerShell summarizes both the command shell and scripting language, and provides a concise reference to the major tasks that make PowerShell so successful. It's an ideal on-the-job tool for Windows administrators who don't have time to plow through huge books or search online.
Written by Microsoft PowerShell team member Lee Holmes, and excerpted from his Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Windows PowerShell Pocket Reference offers up-to-date coverage of PowerShell's 3.0 release. You'll find information on .NET classes and legacy management tools that you need to manage your system, along with chapters on how to write scripts, manage errors, format output, and much more.
Beginning with a whirlwind tour of Windows PowerShell, this convenient guide covers:
An authoritative source of information about PowerShell since its earliest betas, Lee Holmes' vast experience lets him incorporate both the "how" and the "why" into the book's discussions. His relationship with the PowerShell and administration community — through newsgroups, mailing lists, and his informative blog Lee Holmes — gives him insight into problems faced by administrators and PowerShell users alike.
If you're ready to learn this powerful tool without having to break stride in your routine, this is the book you want.
About the Author
Lee Holmes is a developer on the Microsoft Windows PowerShell team, and has been an authoritative source of information about PowerShell since its earliest betas. His vast experience with Windows PowerShell enables him to integrate both the 'how' and the 'why' into discussions. Lee's involvement with the PowerShell and administration community (via newsgroups, mailing lists, and blogs) gives him a great deal of insight into the problems faced by all levels of administrators and PowerShell users alike.
Table of Contents
PrefaceA Guided Tour of Windows PowerShellChapter 1: PowerShell Language and EnvironmentChapter 2: Regular Expression ReferenceChapter 3: XPath Quick ReferenceChapter 4: .NET String FormattingChapter 5: .NET DateTime FormattingChapter 6: Selected .NET Classes and Their UsesChapter 7: WMI ReferenceChapter 8: Selected COM Objects and Their UsesChapter 9: Selected Events and Their UsesChapter 10: Standard PowerShell Verbs
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