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Learning the PowerShell Language

by Jeff Hicks

This course will teach the essential elements of the PowerShell language. Even though you will apply this knowledge when writing scripts, it is equally valuable when working at a console prompt.

What you'll learn

PowerShell 7 is the next generation of PowerShell that runs not only on Windows, but cross-platform. In this course, Learning the PowerShell Language, you’ll learn how to do more with PowerShell by taking advantage of its language features. First, you’ll learn about variables and how to use them effectively in PowerShell. Next, you’ll discover how to use PowerShell's operators to build simple comparison statements and much more. Finally, you’ll learn how to use arrays and hashtables. When you’re finished with this course, you'll be able to do more with objects in the pipeline and be ready to tackle PowerShell scripting.

About the author

Jeffery Hicks is a veteran IT Pro with 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works today as an independent author, teacher, and consultant. He has been creating Pluralsight content for over 10 years. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, and speaks frequently at technology confer... more

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