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Summary Discover how scripting is different from command-line PowerShell, as you explore concrete hands-on examples in this handy guide. The book includes and expands on many of the techniques presented in Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Automate it! With Microsoft's PowerShell language, you can write scripts to control nearly every aspect of Windows. Just master a few straightforward scripting skills, and you'll be able to eliminate repetitive manual tasks, create custom reusable tools, and build effective pipelines and workflows. Once you start scripting in PowerShell, you'll be amazed at how many opportunities you'll find to save time and effort. About the Book Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches teaches you how to expand your command-line PowerShell skills into effective scripts and tools. In 27 bite-size lessons, you'll discover instantly useful techniques for writing efficient code, finding and squashing bugs, organizing your scripts into libraries, and much more. Advanced scripters will even learn to access the .NET Framework, store data long term, and create nice user interfaces. What's Inside

  • Designing functions and scripts
  • Effective pipeline usage
  • Dealing with errors and bugs
  • Professional-grade scripting practices

About the Reader Written for devs and IT pros comfortable with PowerShell and Windows. About the Authors Don Jones is a PowerShell MVP, speaker, and trainer who has written dozens of books on information technology topics. Jeffery Hicks is a PowerShell MVP and an independent consultant, trainer, and author. Don and Jeff coauthored Manning's Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches, and PowerShell in Depth. Table of Contents
  1. PART 1 - INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPTING
  2. Before you begin
  3. Setting up your scripting environment
  4. WWPD: what would PowerShell do?
  5. Review: parameter binding and the PowerShell pipeline
  6. Scripting language crash course
  7. The many forms of scripting (and which to use)
  8. Scripts and securityPART 2 - BUILDING A POWERSHELL SCRIPT
  9. Always design first
  10. Avoiding bugs: start with a command
  11. Building a basic function and script module
  12. Going advanced with your function
  13. Objects: the best kind of output
  14. Using all the pipelines
  15. Simple help: making a comment
  16. Dealing with errors
  17. Filling out a manifestPART 3 - GROWN-UP SCRIPTING
  18. Changing your brain when it comes to scripting
  19. Professional-grade scripting
  20. An introduction to source control with git
  21. Pestering your script
  22. Signing your script
  23. Publishing your scriptPART 4 - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
  24. Squashing bugs
  25. Making script output prettier
  26. Wrapping up the .NET Framework
  27. Storing data-not in Excel!
  28. Never the end

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  • ISBN-13: 9781617295096
  • ISBN-10: 1617295094
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Publish Date: November 2017
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 352

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