Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

By Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks


Packed with hands-on labs to augment what you are studying, study PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is how to study PowerShell scripting and toolmaking. simply put aside one hour a day—lunchtime will be perfect—for each one self-contained lesson. you are going to movement quick via center scripting strategies and begin engaged on 4 real-world, functional instruments. every one bankruptcy provides extra performance, together with customized formatting, errors dealing with, parameterized enter, enter validation, aid records and documentation, and more.

About this Book

You do not have to be a software program developer to construct PowerShell instruments. With this e-book, a PowerShell person is a step clear of changing into a knowledgeable toolmaker. Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches is tips to examine PowerShell scripting and toolmaking in exactly one hour an afternoon. it is filled with hands-on labs to enhance what you are studying. it truly is an easy-to-follow advisor that covers center scripting innovations utilizing 4 sensible examples. each one bankruptcy builds at the past one as you upload customized formatting, errors dealing with, enter validation, support documents, and more.

buy of the print ebook comes with a proposal of a loose PDF, ePub, and Kindle publication from Manning. additionally to be had is all code from the ebook.

What's Inside

  • Build your personal administrative tools
  • Learn through doing with hands-on labs
  • Make scripts that think like local PowerShell cmdlets

This e-book doesn't think you're a programmer. adventure utilizing PowerShell as a command-line interface is useful yet no longer required.

About the Authors

Don Jones is a PowerShell MVP, speaker, and coach. Jeffery Hicks is a PowerShell MVP and an self sustaining advisor, coach, and writer. Don and Jeff coauthored Learn home windows PowerShell three in a Month of Lunches, moment Edition (Manning 2012) and PowerShell in Depth (Manning 2013).

Table of Contents

  1. Before you begin
  2. PowerShell scripting overview
  3. PowerShell's scripting language
  4. Simple scripts and functions
  5. Scope
  6. PART 2 development a listing TOOL
  7. Tool layout guidelines
  8. Advanced capabilities, half 1
  9. Advanced capabilities, half 2
  10. Writing help
  11. Error handling
  12. Debugging techniques
  13. Creating customized layout views
  14. Script and occur modules
  15. Adding database access
  16. Interlude: making a new software 157
  18. Making instruments that make changes
  19. Creating a customized sort extension
  20. Creating PowerShell workflows
  21. Troubleshooting pipeline input
  22. Using item hierarchies for complicated output
  23. Globalizing a function
  24. Crossing the road: using the .NET Framework
  25. PART four developing instruments FOR DELEGATED ADMINISTRATION
  26. Creating a GUI instrument, half 1: the GUI
  27. Creating a GUI device, half 2: the code
  28. Creating a GUI software, half three: the output
  29. Creating proxy functions
  30. Setting up restricted removal endpoints
  31. Never the end

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What You Need::

Vim model 7 or later is needed, and it is on hand on any of the most important working structures. This publication makes use of the "Huge" model of Vim 7.4.

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