Master Microsoft PowerShell

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Learning paid
2 hours course
Course by Udemy
What will you learn?
The ability to use PowerShell fundamentals to write functions and scripts that will save you time.
An opportunity to impress your colleagues and IT management with your PowerShell skills.
About the course

Have you been wanting to learn Windows PowerShell? Are you ready to eliminate most monotonous tasks because you can automate numerous tasks? Are you a sys admin who wants to be even more effective at work? Welcome to the Master Microsoft PowerShell course!

Learn Windows PowerShell in an Afternoon

PowerShell is Microsoft's incredibly powerful command-line shell and scripting language that has transformed the role of Sys Admin. If I were looking for just one skill to add to my sys admin toolkit, it would be PowerShell.

I’ve helped hundreds of students learn the fundamentals of PowerShell. Join me in a short course that will make a distinct difference in your career. Learn Microsoft PowerShell in an afternoon.

Learn by Doing

This PowerShell course is packed with concise illustrations to help you learn the fundamentals in a short amount of time. You are encouraged to follow along by using PowerShell and the supplied additional files so that you can know that you have learned the material. The last section of the course focuses on a substantive script that you will write to organize files on your hard drive.

Throughout the course we will cover the following topics:

  • How to install and startup PowerShell
  • Basic data types
  • Comparison operators
  • Cmdlets (its a PowerShell thing)
  • Aliases
  • Working with objects
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Loops
  • Formatting output
  • Arrays & Hash Tables
  • Saving Data
  • Importing Data
  • Writing functions including passing parameters and returning results
  • Writing scripts

I'm a professional instructor who has helped thousands of students learn to use PowerShell. Come and enjoy the class as you learn this powerful tool.

Getting Started
Install and launch the latest version of PowerShell
A simple introduction to the course.
Getting the Latest Version
Describes how to get the latest version of PowerShell.
Launching PowerShell
Describes how to launch the PowerShell console and PowerShell ISE,
PowerShell Basics - Overview
PowerShell Console Basics
Provides some of the basics of PowerShell. You will be able to launch the console and issue some basic commands.
Basic Data Types
An introduction to some of the basic data types in PowerShell. You will be able to use integers and strings and use variables.
Comparison Operators
Introduces comparison operates such as -eq, -ne, -gt, and -lt. You will be able to make comparisons between objects.
Cmdlet Basics
A basic introduction to Cmdlets. You will be able to effectively use some basic cmdlets.
You will be able to find out what underlying cmdlet an alias is associated with and you will be able to create your own aliases.
Getting Help
Know how to get help. You will be able to explore what different commands do with the built-in and online help systems.
Working with Objects
  • A PC with Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 or a Windows Server
Tom Meservy
Tom Meservy
Professor and Consultant
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