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Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look by Adam Driscoll

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Integrating Windows Workflow with PowerShell

PowerShell has always been about simplicity in much the same way as workflow. Being able to intertwine the two together is a natural progression. Windows PowerShell workflow integration offers a lot of benefits in terms of re-usability. Users can create and re-use workflows from Visual Studio directly in PowerShell. This allows many of the pre-existing workflows to be consumed by PowerShell, offering a host of new, higher level functionality which was not found in PowerShell before.

Additionally, workflows created in PowerShell can be used by the Visual Studio Workflow designer. This alleviates much of the code necessary for hosting the PowerShell runtime and running commands. Higher level scripts can ...

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