Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches SummaryPacked With Hands On Labs To Reinforce What You Re Learning, Learn PowerShell Toolmaking In A Month Of Lunches Is The Best Way To Learn PowerShell Scripting And Toolmaking Just Set Aside One Hour A Day Lunchtime Would Be Perfect For Each Self Contained Lesson You Ll Move Quickly Through Core Scripting Concepts And Start Working On Four Real World, Practical Tools Each Chapter Adds Functionality, Including Custom Formatting, Error Handling, Parameterized Input, Input Validation, Help Files And Documentation, And.About This BookYou Don T Have To Be A Software Developer To Build PowerShell Tools With This Book, A PowerShell User Is A Step Away From Becoming A Proficient Toolmaker Learn PowerShell Toolmaking In A Month Of Lunches Is The Best Way To Learn PowerShell Scripting And Toolmaking In Just One Hour A Day It S Packed With Hands On Labs To Reinforce What You Re Learning It S An Easy To Follow Guide That Covers Core Scripting Concepts Using Four Practical Examples Each Chapter Builds On The Previous One As You Add Custom Formatting, Error Handling, Input Validation, Help Files, And.Purchase Of The Print Book Comes With An Offer Of A Free PDF, EPub, And Kindle EBook From Manning Also Available Is All Code From The Book.What S InsideBuild Your Own Administrative Tools Learn By Doing With Hands On Labs Make Scripts That Feel Like Native PowerShell CmdletsThis Book Does Not Assume You Are A Programmer Experience Using PowerShell As A Command Line Interface Is Helpful But Not Required.About The AuthorsDon Jones Is A PowerShell MVP, Speaker, And Trainer Jeffery Hicks Is A PowerShell MVP And An Independent Consultant, Trainer, And Author Don And Jeff Coauthored Learn Windows PowerShell 3 In A Month Of Lunches, Second Edition Manning 2012 And PowerShell In Depth Manning 2013.Table Of ContentsPART 1 INTRODUCTION TO TOOLMAKINGBefore You Begin PowerShell Scripting Overview PowerShell S Scripting Language Simple Scripts And Functions Scope PART 2 BUILDING AN INVENTORY TOOL Tool Design Guidelines Advanced Functions, Part 1 Advanced Functions, Part 2 Writing Help Error Handling Debugging Techniques Creating Custom Format Views Script And Manifest Modules Adding Database Access Interlude Creating A New Tool 157 PART 3 ADVANCED TOOLMAKING TECHNIQUES Making Tools That Make ChangesCreating A Custom Type ExtensionCreating PowerShell WorkflowsTroubleshooting Pipeline InputUsing Object Hierarchies For Complex Output Globalizing A Function Crossing The Line Utilizing The.NET Framework PART 4 CREATING TOOLS FOR DELEGATED ADMINISTRATION Creating A GUI Tool, Part 1 The GUI Creating A GUI Tool, Part 2 The Code Creating A GUI Tool, Part 3 The Output Creating Proxy Functions Setting Up Constrained Removing Endpoints Never The End Devops is very trendy at the moment One of the take ways from this approach to system administration is that Microsoft Windows systems administrators should put their traditional GUI tool in the rubbish bin and only use verifiable, reproducible, scalable, auditable scripts to administer their systems But which scripting language I have always regarded Power Shell has yet another scripting language so why should I take the trouble to learn its intricacies when I already have scripting languages like python, PERL, Unix shell scrip and JavaScript available Especially now that Microsoft have integrated bash into their operating systems user interface But this was a mistake These are all text based tools while Power Shell is a much sophisticated, powerful and effective tool built around a rich set of objects Now that I have spent my lunch times for the last month working my way through this book I have come the view that this tool should be at the centre of any devops process involving Windows hosts.This book takes an excellent approach to aid you in picking up the knowledge and skills to allow you integrate this outstanding tool into your administrative processes By spending an hour or so each
Nice expansion on scripting skills when simple function automation is a breeze and your scripts are already being used by others and integrated in production environment, this will be next logical step There is a lot of material on how to make really well thought and built functions, then how to combine them into a modules, and, my favourite how to add GUI in easy way I had done most of the things listed there at some point or an another, but this helped to consolidate it all in bet
One of the best self study guides I ve ever read The chapter build up, the practicalness of the content and the examples are superb But most of all, the follow along examples and the lab exercises at the e

[Ebook] Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches  By Don Jones – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches
  • Don Jones
  • English
  • 24 March 2017
  • 9781617291166