Automate complex tasks and processes with PowerShell scripts. This amazing book teaches you how to write, test, and organize high-quality, reusable scripts for Windows, Linux, and cloud-based systems.
In Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition you’ll learn:
Setting up a reliable scripting environment
Designing functions and scripts
Effective pipeline usage
Scripting and security
Dealing with errors and bugs
Source control with git
Sharing and publishing scripts
Professional-grade scripting practices
Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition takes you beyond command-line PowerShell and opens up the amazing world of scripting and automation. In just 27 bite-sized lessons, you’ll learn to write scripts that can eliminate repetitive manual tasks, create custom reusable tools, and build effective pipelines and workflows. This revised second edition is fully updated to PowerShell’s latest version, including hands-on examples that perfectly demonstrate modern PowerShell’s cross-platform applications.
about the technology
Microsoft's PowerShell language lets you write scripts to control nearly every aspect of Windows. Just master a few straightforward scripting skills, and you'll save yourself from hours of tedious tasks. The lunch hours you spend learning PowerShell scripting will quickly pay you back with days of saved time!
about the book
Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches teaches you to create effective automation scripts and tools with PowerShell. Its 27 bite-size lessons cover instantly useful techniques for writing efficient code, finding and squashing bugs, organizing your scripts into libraries, and much more. This revised second edition of the bestselling original has been fully upgraded to the latest version of PowerShell. It’s full of exciting new examples that go beyond Windows scripting and show you how you can use PowerShell to automate Linux, and macOS environments.
about the reader
For help desk technicians, DevOps engineers, and other IT Pros interested in scripting. Basic knowledge of PowerShell required. This book is the perfect follow-on guide to Learn PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Fourth Edition.
about the authors
James Petty is CEO of PowerShell.org and The DevOps Collective, and a Microsoft MVP. 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.