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Windows PowerShell 4.0 for .NET Developers by Sherif Talaat

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Chapter 2. Unleashing Your Development Skills with PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a game changer in the shell scripting and automation world. This is not only because it is an object-based scripting language that is built on top of the .NET framework but also because it unifies a lot of different scripting and automation tools in one single, consistent, and dynamic engine. By leveraging the same engine and language you can deal with various amazing technologies such as Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), Common Information Model (CIM), and Component Object Model (COM). Moreover, you can use it to build an automation interface for the applications you develop.

In this chapter, we will go deeper into Windows PowerShell to understand what ...

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