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Windows PowerShell 4.0 for .NET Developers by Sherif Talaat

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PowerShell fundamentals – back to basics

Now, after understating what is Windows PowerShell and what makes it a unique and different shell, it is time to go back to important basic aspects such as syntax and grammar. Since you are already a .NET developer, and Windows PowerShell syntax is adapted from C#, this part should not take much time.

Working with objects

As mentioned earlier, one of the biggest advantages of PowerShell is being an object-based shell. Everything in PowerShell is an object (.NET object) that is an instance of a .NET framework class. Each object holds a piece of data alongside information about the object itself, in addition to the group of properties and methods. This makes the object manipulation much faster and easier unlike ...

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