The PowerShell Practice Primer
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Last updated on 2018-03-13
About the Book
Enhance your PowerShell learning in a whole new way
Microsoft MVPs and veteran PowerShell teachers Jeff Hicks and Jason Helmick have created a PowerShell book unlike anything you've read before. Those books are great and the assumption for this book is that you have read something like Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches or have equivalent experience. You understand some PowerShell basics but need to improve your fluency. Learning PowerShell is no different than learning any foreign language. You need to practice it and use it constantly. That's where The PowerShell Practice Primer comes into the picture.
This book consists of 100 PowerShell-centric problems or exercises. The solutions should be no more than a few lines of PowerShell commands that you would run in an interactive session. This is not a scripting book. This is a book to improve your proficiency in the PowerShell paradigm, language and syntax. The exercises don't require any lab environment. You should be able to answer everything with a Windows 10 desktop.
Is this all fun and games?
This exercises in this book are based on real-world and practical applications. The hope is that you'll have fun figuring out a solution and that the *real* learning happens during that process. How you come up with an answer is more important to the learning process than the answer itself.
We Publish as We Go
This is an Agile-published book, which means the authors are releasing it as they write it. If updates or corrections are necessary we can easily publish a new version. We'll even email you via LeanPub (if you opt-in) when there's something new. It is highly unlikely we will produce a version to release on Amazon.com. We're LeanPub customers as well and love the platform.
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