PowerShell and DevOps

T16 From Cmdlet to Function - Your PowerShell Beginnings

August 6th, 2019

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory

Mike Nelson

Technology Architect, Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTA, VMware vExpert

So you're new to this PowerShell thing, huh? And what is this PowerShell Core everyone is talking about? Well, PowerShell has definitely become a "must learn" scripting engine for just about everyone in IT. Microsoft and a vast eco community now have PowerShell as an API staple in their software distributions. Let's see how you can get to know a little bit about PowerShell, modules, and cmdlets. And then take it a bit further into creating your own functions and scripts showing how they all work together. Bring your laptop and follow along!

You will learn:

  • The components of PowerShell and PowerShell Core
  • How to use cmdlets, modules, and functions
  • Creating scripts and one-liners