Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches

By | October 8, 2017
Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches Author Don Jones
ISBN-10 1617291161
ISBN-13 9781617291166
Year 2012-12-22
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Manning Publications
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Summary Packed 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 daylunchtime would be perfectfor each self contained lesson You ll move quickly through core scripting concepts and start working on four real world practical tools Each chapter adds more functionality including custom formatting error handling parameterized input input validation help files and documentation and more About this Book You 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 more 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 Authors Don 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 Contents PART 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

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