Working with XML Data in Windows PowerShell

by Vlad Catrinescu

PowerShell is the most popular scripting language for IT Professionals in the Microsoft ecosystem. This course will teach you how to use XML files both as input for your PowerShell scripts, as well as an output from your PowerShell scripts.

What you'll learn

PowerShell is an awesome tool, and as an IT pro or a Developper you probably want to use its powerful automation potential to automate your own tasks. To efficiently automate processes, you'll need to use input files, because it's not really automation if you need to give it a manual input for every single process you want to run. In this course, Working with XML Data in Windows PowerShell, you'll learn how to work with XML files in your PowerShell scripts. First, you'll discover what XML files are, their synthax, and why/when you should use them. Next, you'll explore how to get information with PowerShell and output it to a XML file. Finally, you'll learn how to use XML files as input files for your PowerShell scripts. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of PowerShell needed to work with XML data in PowerShell.

About the author

Vlad is an Office 365 consultant helping organizations get the most out their Microsoft 365 Digital Workplace. IT Professional at heart, Vlad focuses on helping administrators deploy, manage, automate, and configure governance across services such as SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. As an author, Microsoft Certified Trainer and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped over a million IT Professionals and end-users across the globe to better understand and to ge... more

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