PowerShell vs DAML: What are the differences?
PowerShell: A task automation and configuration management framework. 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; DAML: Open-source programming language for writing distributed applications. It is an open-source programming language for writing distributed applications quickly, concisely, and correctly. It runs on the leading blockchain platforms which means that you can build your application now and pick which platform works best for you later.
PowerShell can be classified as a tool in the "Shells" category, while DAML is grouped under "Languages".
Some of the features offered by PowerShell are:
- Windows PowerShell Workflow
- Windows PowerShell Web Access.
- Support for .NET 4.0
On the other hand, DAML provides the following key features:
- Supports existing platforms integration like Hyperledger Fabric, R3’s Corda and Amazon Aurora
- Scenario-based Testing
- Fine-grained Permissions