"POWERSHELL" is Microsoft's first recognition of the value of administrative scripting and automation, providing Windows administrators with a consistent, powerful way to automate Windows and other Microsoft server products (such as Exchange Server). In this groundbreaking book, scripting gurus Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks teach you PowerShell from the ground up: You'll learn about its underlying technologies, its flexible scripting language, all the built-in "cmdlets" included with the new shell, and you'll learn enough of the .NET Framework to be effecive in PowerShell scripting. This is your opportunity to stay on the leading edge of Microsoft Windows administrative scripting, from the world's most recognized and popular scripting authors.
About the Authors
Don Jones is the founder of ScriptingAnswers.com and the lead scripting guru at SAPIEN Technologies. He’s the author of more than twenty books on information technology, including Managing Windows with VBScript and WMI, Advanced VBScript for Windows Administrators, and Windows PowerShell: TFM. Don has written and spoken extensively about scripting and automation for years, including columns in REDMOND Magazine and MCPMag.com, and is a featured writer for Microsoft TechNet Magazine, where he also has a monthly column on Windows PowerShell. As a top speaker at TechMentor and WinConnections conferences, Don has presented a series of scripting-related Webinars; in addition, his books, self-paced training courseware and videos have helped thousands of Windows administrators become more efficient through Windows scripting and automation. Don is a multiple recipient of Microsoft’s MVP Award, and one of the industry’s strongest advocates for Windows administrative automation.
Jeffery Hicks (MCSE, MCSA ,MCT) is a Scripting Guru for SAPIEN Technologies. He is the co-author of Advanced VBScript for Microsoft Windows Administrators (Microsoft Press 2006), Windows PowerShell:TFM (SAPIEN Press 2006) as well as several training videos on administrative scripting. He is currently a columnist for REDMOND Magazine and MCPMag.com. Jeff is a frequent contributor to several online IT community web sites as well as an invited speaker at computer conferences and seminars. He is currently a Contributing Editor for ScriptingAnswers.com.