A task automation and configuration management framework

What is PowerShell?

A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.

PowerShell is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who Uses PowerShell?

10 companies use PowerShell including Nexosis API, Navitaire, and Intelliflo.

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PowerShell's Features

  • Windows PowerShell Workflow
  • Windows PowerShell Web Access.
  • Support for .NET 4.0
  • Support for Windows Preinstallation Environment
  • Disconnected Sessions
  • Robust Session Connectivity
  • Updatable Help System

PowerShell's alternatives

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  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web

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