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Summary

Are you finding yourself getting frustrated because you cannot manage all of the tasks that you need to manage therefore you are getting behind and it is causing your boss to get upset?

Rather than stressing out, simply learn PowerShell!

PowerShell is a program that you are going to be able to use in order to manage all of the tasks that you need to be managed. 

When you learn how to use PowerShell, you are going to be able to efficiently manage your administrative tasks and your boss will no longer be frustrated with you!

Grab this five-book bundle today and learn the intricacies of PowerShell programming.

©2018 Daniel Jones (P)2018 K. M. Kassi

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The book works. Many do not..........

PowerShell is a framework that is going to work with Microsoft. It is meant to make your job more efficient and you will be able to complete tasks in a more timely manner.

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Read by a robot that actually burps

This is robot read and because of this cannot example read line script or simple jargon for the understanding of this platform.

A terrible book, stick to YouTube and books for this folks

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Needs companion. Unbearable to listen to.

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

This book was for me, as an IT person trying to better understand Powershell. Only person who would enjoy this better is a robot.

Would you ever listen to anything by Daniel Jones again?

No, he did not understand the material and was not able to deal with the jargon. He also exaggerated some words, perhaps in an attempt to make the material interesting; however it just came across as corny and distracting.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of William Bahl?

An actual programmer. Someone who has some exposure to the material. Something as simple as the world commandlet, come on man.

Any additional comments?

This would be great as a guided with a companion on paper. Reading lines and lines of code is not a reasonable thing to listen to. It would make sense to read the concepts and then refer to .pdf files for the actual code.

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  • Dollie Ring
  • 16-08-20

Always wished to have it

PowerShell was created in an effort to make managing tasks as an administrator easier and make your job go by faster.

PowerShell is a program that you are going to find will make following your tasks easier than it was before. Hopefully you are able to be more efficient than you were before at your job therefore making you a valuable asset to your company!

Hopefully that you have learned enough about PowerShell to be able to truly be able to use it in the way that it is supposed to be used.

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  • Sidney
  • 18-08-20

Not Puzzled AnyMore

The windows validation tool is going to ask you if you will allow it to have the permission it needs to run so that it can check to see if the appropriate software and hardware is in your computer. This means that it is going to be checking to see if you are running a real version of Microsoft.

Once it is done, you are going to get a validation code and that code is going to have to be placed in the box before you can continue.

At this point you will finally get the PowerShell download link. After you have completed the download process, you are going to have to click through a few settings with the set-up wizard to install PowerShell.

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  • Colleen Powers
  • 17-08-20

Tough, but worth it

PowerShell is a command shell that can be extended. It is also scripting language that is generally used to administer and manage environments within the server. Examples of these types of servers are Exchange, SharePoint 2010 and Windows Server. PowerShell is a fantastic tool and the best part about it is the extension. It means that the extensions are able to add value to any of the compatible environments. In its simplest terms, it is an extension of the tools you already have. That makes it so you can complete tasks that are repetitive in nature more bearable, you are able to make those complex tasks easier by taking several commands and wrapping them all together and you can automate tasks like deployment. In turn, the risk of human error is reduced tremendously. The scripting language part of PowerShell is great for developers. PowerShell is based on the C# program and most developers have said that PowerShell is easy to use and learn. There are several components in programming that can be easily replaced with the PowerShell program. Some of those include the need for a central administration website, stsadm, PS config and the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard.

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  • Jonathan Smith
  • 20-08-20

A world of possibilities opening up

In August of 2016 Windows ten-anniversary update was made available. The update had a newer version of the Management framework which put it at version 5.1. also, you can use the get – PSVersion function with your version module in order to determine which version of PowerShell you are working with. Whenever you use the PSVersion – list version you are going to be obtaining an entire history for PowerShell version 5 in order to compare them and see which one is better for you to be using. With the anniversary update, there are some new commands that you are going to be able to use that are going to differ from the ones that were on version 5.0 greatly. Version 5.1 is meant to be easier for you to use so that you do not have to worry about inserting the wrong command. However, since there are new commands, you have to learn what they are In my personal opinion, version 5.1 is going to offer you a cleaner script which is going to make it simpler for you to be able to figure out where you make mistakes in the event that you receive an error code. The new cmdlets are going to make it to where you can not only get information off of the computer about the computer, but you are going to be able to work with time zones which is something that you could not do with the previous version. The cmdlets are going to be the heart of the code that you are writing, so having a cmdlet that does what you are wanting it to do is going to improve your code tremendously.

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  • Terry
  • 21-08-20

Must for serious developers

One tip that you should follow is to use the PSReadLine module. This module is going to provide syntax highlighting so that you can see your commands easier and spot the mistakes that you may have made in your coding. Not to mention, you are also going to have the ability to see how PowerShell is interpreting the code that you put into it. Typically, the syntax is going to be yellow while the parameters are gray. The variables will appear in green text, and the output will be white. In the event that one of your commands continues to fail, check out your code and see if you accidentally left something out, such as a hyphen. In the event that PowerShell takes something and changes it from what it actually is, then your error message is going to appear in red. For example, if you were trying to figure out what version you are using for PowerShell. PowerShell may think that you are using text with this command rather than setting it as a parameter as it should be. This is going to cause the error message to occur Remember in the last chapter how we installed HistoryPX, make sure that you do that again for this module so that you are able to update it when the time comes. If you do not, then you will not be able to update it, and when it becomes outdated, you are going to have to go through the entire process again.

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  • Jung
  • 23-08-20

The king of algoritms!

PowerShell is technically more difficult to use than Windows Command Prompt. That being said, it is also exponentially more powerful. Command Prompt was inferior to other shells previously offered on Unix-like systems as well as Linux. PowerShell is a favorable competitor with other shells available for all platforms.

PowerShell is much different than Command Prompt. It uses commands known as cmdlets within PowerShell. Tasks typically performed by the System Administrator such as registry management, are accessible using PowerShell cmdlets, but are not at all accessible using the Command Prompt.

Just like Linux and other Unix-type systems, PowerShell is able to make use of pipes. Pipes make it so you are able to pass output from one cmdlet directly into the input of another cmdlet. This is done using several cmdlets in a particular sequence which will in turn manipulate similar data. Unix-type systems are only able to pipe through lines of characters or text where PowerShell pipes objects between the cmdlets.

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  • Sidney Shook
  • 26-08-20

Lots to take in.

With PowerShell, there are going to be a broad range of variables that are automatic, and there are some that will only appear at specific times in specific places in your code. Because of this, you are not going to just be able to use get – variable to see every one of the automatic variables. One of the things that you may run into is that you are going to have a PowerShell job that is going to run for a long time and it is going to soak up a lot of the resources that you are going to have available to you in PowerShell. In an effort to help with this, you can modify your prompt so that you have the information that is needed for the resource usage in PowerShell so that you know how much of your resources are available to be used. Your prompt is a function that you can name whatever you want. The name of the prompt is also going to depend on which version of PowerShell you are using, Windows PowerShell console, or the Windows PowerShell ISE. No matter which one you are using you are going to have to modify the code.

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  • Regan S.
  • 08-07-20

terrible

this is a terrible audible book. it sounds like it's read by computer from 1970s. you cannot follow along whatsoever

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  • Gilbert
  • 23-12-20

Don’t waste a. Credit

This book is extremely outdated and does not provide the ability to review the cmdlts . This just a technical book that’s read out to you .. would be better to get a book from the store or ebook compared to this!

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  • Kenneth
  • 28-08-20

Command line commands

Very good course to start working with Powershell, helped me a lot getting to know the cmdlets and possibilities Powershell provides.