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PowerShell V4 New Features

by Jeff Hicks

This course provides an overview of new features in PowerShell 4.0. It is aimed at IT Pros already using PowerShell 3.0 who are looking to get a jump start on v4.

What you'll learn

PowerShell v4 is default on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, but it can also be installed on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. While it doesn't offer quite the jump in functionality compared to what happened between version 2 and 3, there are a few new features you might want to understand. This course is intended to jumpstart your PowerShell v4 work with the assumption that you have been using PowerShell v3.

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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