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Introduced in 2006, Microsoft's PowerShell made an immediate, positive impact on its server products and in the lives of the people who administer them. The world's first object-oriented shell, the first designed-from-scratch shell for the Windows operating system, and now a cross-platform management shell, PowerShell's technical achievement is significant. It's easy to lo ...more
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Koen De Waele
Jul 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Het gaat niet zozeer over de technologie maar wel over de cultuur van, in dit geval Microsoft als techcompany. En zo herkenbaar voor mensen die in grote ondernemingen werken.
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John Deardurff
Jul 02, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The History of PowerShell. Obviously if the title does not give away the book, not sure my review will. It was a bit nostalgic for me to read through the history. Especially, as I lived most of this narrative from the outside as an Exchange consultant, Database Administrator, and Microsoft Certified Trainer. I was also delighted to see my suspicions confirmed that the Exchange team was a leader with PowerShell, just like they were with Azure. I will admit, once it started getting into the actual ...more
Jeff
Jul 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome background on the how and why

I've been using Powershell for years, this book gives a great background on the who, how, and why it was done that way. Helped give me a better understanding of something I use almost every day.
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