What’s New in PowerShell v5.0

Over the last decade, PowerShell became the most widely-used scripting language for the Windows platform. This course teaches you how to use the latest features in version 5.0, including class programming, auditing, and package management.
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Beginner
Updated
Dec 7, 2017
Duration
1h 6m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 7, 2017
Duration
1h 6m
Description

Sysadmins, make your job easier by using some of the brand new features in PowerShell version 5.0. In this course, What’s New in PowerShell v5.0, you'll learn how to go from scripting to programming using classes by object-oriented programming concepts, as well as practical application in PowerShell. First, you’ll discover how to keep the bad guys out of your environments by implementing the new logging and auditing features. Next, you’ll explore how to download, install, and run PowerShell modules contributed by the PowerShell community with the PackageManagement features – which will save you time and energy. Additionally, you’ll learn how to package and version your modules to make your upgrade paths simpler. Finally, you’ll delve into new modules, cmdlets, and parameters. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to start programming using classes and new cmdlets in PowerShell version 5.0. Software required: Windows Management Framework version 5.0.

About the author
About the author

Missy Januszko is a Senior Automation Engineer with more than 20 years of experience as an enterprise hosting architect, large-scale infrastructure designer, and hosted application designer. She is co-author of "The DSC Book" with Don Jones.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, and welcome to my course, What's New in PowerShell 5. 0. I'm Missy Januszko, an Automation Engineer and Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP. And I'm excited to bring you an introduction to the newest tools for your PowerShell scripting toolbox. This course introduces some of the exciting new features in PowerShell version 5. 0, including programming with classes; new auditing features designed to keep the bad guys away; package management features that allow you to download PowerShell code from repositories on the web; an introduction to the PowerShell Gallery, Microsoft's new code repository; and so much more. By the end of the course, you'll be ready to start programming using classes and new cmdlets and parameters, as well as searching for and retrieving open source code from the gallery, which can save you from having to do work that others have already done. Join me on this journey as we explore the new PowerShell features, in the What's New in PowerShell 5. 0 course, at Pluralsight.