Introduction to PowerShell

PowerShell LogoPowerShell incorporates both a command line interface and scripting language, and is designed to automate system tasks, as well as aid in configuration management. It was first released by Microsoft back in November 2006 for use in its Windows operating system, however, in August 2016, it was made open source and available on additional platforms including, macOS and various Linux distributions, such as Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat and CentOS.

PowerShell is built on the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR), with all inputs and outputs being .NET objects.

The Basics

Below are some of the basics of the PowerShell scripting language.

Useful Stuff