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Monad (AKA PowerShell) by Andy Oakley

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Work with Structured Objects

Just as a DateTime object has properties for year, month, day, and so on, so too do the other types we've already seen. The Process class includes process ID, name, and other information, and the get-process cmdlet generates a sequence of objects, one for each process running on a system, with each of these values set accordingly. It's not immediately obvious from the output of get-process how much information is lurking within these objects. Next, we'll see that there's far more than just process name and ID.

Let's take a more detailed look at what these objects contain and how—with just the few cmdlets we've discussed so far—there's much more information waiting to be tapped.

How Do I Do That?

With all of the information stored inside these objects, we need a guide—something that will help us get more familiar with these new data structures we're working with . ...

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