DescriptionProviding you with the programmer?s approach to understanding Windows PowerShell, this book introduces the concepts, components, and development techniques for building software packages that leverage the power of PowerShell. The author team of PowerShell experts shows you how PowerShell makes writing code easy by providing a runtime engine with its own parser, plus you?ll discover that with PowerShell, all of the .NET Framework objects become accessible via scripting, making PowerShell a very powerful addition to your toolbox and a popular choice for future development.
Chapter 1: Introduction to PowerShell.
Chapter 2: Extending Windows PowerShell.
Chapter 3: Understanding the Extended Type System.
Chapter 4: Developing Cmdlets.
Chapter 5: Providers.
Chapter 6: Hosting the PowerShell Engine in Applications.
Chapter 7: Hosts.
Chapter 8: Formatting&Output.
Appendix A: Cmdlet Verb Naming Guidelines.
Appendix B: Cmdlet Parameter Naming Guidelines.
Appendix D: Provider Base Classes and Overrides/Interfaces.
Appendix E: Core Cmdlets for Provider Interaction.