What is PowerShell

What is PowerShell

Replacement for cmd.exe and VBScript

Made for the admin and the developer

Made for the console and scripts

Made for extensibility

Why PowerShell

Everything is an object

Naming convention

Integrated help system


Cross Platform


“New” shell for Windows (born in 2006)

Scripting language for Windows

Created by Jeffrey Snover @ Microsoft

Windows PowerShell is feature complete

PowerShell Core works cross-platform