About the Book
This PowerShell Scripting guide to Python is designed to make readers familiar with syntax, semantics and core concepts of Python language, in an approach that readers can totally relate with the concepts of PowerShell already in their arsenal, to learn Python fast and effectively, such that it sticks with readers for longer time.
"Use what you know to learn what you don't. " also known as Associative learning.
Book follows a comparative method to jump start readers journey in Python, but who is the target audience? and who should read this book -
- Any System Administrator who want to step into Development or Programming roles, and even if you don't want to be a developer, knowledge of another scripting language will make your skill set more robust.
- Python Developers who want to learn PowerShell scripting and understand its ease of user and importance to manage any platform.
- This book works both ways: As a reader you can use the book to learn Python if you know PowerShell, or learn PowerShell if you know Python. PowerShell and Python code samples and screenshots next to each other makes it very easy for readers to relate the common concepts and practices and learn the scripting language in no time.
Python is one of the top programming languages and in fast changing IT scenarios to DevOps and Cloud to the future - Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Python is a must know.
But this PowerShell Scripting guide to Python would be very helpful for you if you already have some knowledge of PowerShell
NOTE! This is a Leanpub "Agile-published" book. That means the book is currently unfinished and in-progress. As I continue to complete the chapters, we will re-publish the book with the new and updated content. Readers will receive an email once a new version is published!
About the Author
Prateek Singh is an Infrastructure Developer, an avid PowerShell blogger, and a community contributor. In 2017 and 2018, FeedSpot and SQLHack recognized his blog RidiCurious.com as among the “Top 50 PowerShell blogs in the world.” Find his open-sourced at GitHub, and reach out to him on Twitter at @singhprateik.
Prateek has written more than 250 articles on his blog and several other websites such as 4SysOps.com, IPSwitch.com, and TechTarget.com and also runs a YouTube channel. He is a published author of 3 books and contributing author of 2 Book and currently writing the 6th one, following is the complete list: