Mastering PowerShell from Beginner to Advanced Level
What you'll learn
- Components that we need to create efficient PowerShell Scripts
- All 200+ slides available as downloadable PDF
- Automating task using PowerShell Scripts
- How to use basic building blocks to create Awesome Scripts
- Awesome Tips to learn Scripting in easy and the quickest way
- Reason Behind Popularity of PowerShell
- Why its Popularity booming day by day
- How to make Scripts dynamic & smart by use of Variables
- Creating Complex condition using different Operators
- Dealing with Collection using Arrays & Hashtables
- Effective Selection of Loops to iterate script block
- Awesome PowerShell automation skills to impress your colleagues and IT management
- Reusing code to save efforts using Advanced Functions
- None! We start from scratch!
- Will and Interest to Learn new Skill
- Not necessary but better if you have Computer to practice PowerShell commands and Scripts
If you want to Master PowerShell Scripting and use the power of automation, then this course is for you.
Now a days every Leading Platform using PowerShell as its Management Tool, whether it is Microsoft Products, VMware, Citrix, cloud Providers like Azure, AWS, or Google etc.
Now either we need to learn each Platform's own command line Tool to manage them or we can Learn a Single Powerful Tool that is "PowerShell" to manage them All.
Means PowerShell is a Skill, that perfectly fit into framework of "Learn Once, Apply everywhere, throughout your career"
In this Course we start from scratch, So absolute Beginners are also most welcome !!
In this course, you get a detailed learning about PowerShell that includes (but not limited to) -
✔ PowerShell Overview, Evolution & Background
What is PowerShell & Why Its Popularity growing day by day
Brief About Version History & Difference Between Windows PowerShell & Core
Installation of PowerShell Core
Know PowerShell ISE (Integrated Scripting Environment)
How to Install & Use Visual Studio (VS) Code
Why it is very critical to master PowerShell Help Center to master PowerShell, different commands & parameters and how to master Help Center
✔ PowerShell Variables Deep Dive
What are PowerShell Variables, their Characteristics & best practice to use them in the Best way.
Data Types, why sometimes necessary to declare data types explicitly
Different types of Variable Scopes & way to override default behaviors to make awesome scripts
Set of Commands that can be used to handle Variables
Use cases to understand Variable uses in real world scripting
✔ Working With Custom Input & Output
Interactive Input, Uses, benefits & Best practices
Know the commands used for accepting Custom Input or Output like Read-Host, Write-Host etc.
Ways of writing other output like error, debug, Warning, Verbose etc.
✔ PowerShell Operators in Depth
Understanding PowerShell Operators & their characteristics
A detailed discussion about Arithmetic Operators ,Assignment Operator, Equality Operators, Matching Operators, Containment Operators, replacement Operators, Type Operators, Logical Operators, redirection Operators, Split Operator, Join Operator, Unary Operator, Grouping Operator, Subexpression Operator, Call Operator, Cast Operator, Comma Operator Range Operator & Member Access Operator
Creating complex Conditions & evaluation criteria using different type of Operators
✔ Working With PowerShell Pipelines
What are PowerShell Pipelines & their Characteristics
What are the right places for using PowerShell Pipelines
Using pipeline in typical conditional like with commands that does not generate output on console by default
Understanding inside working of Pipelines to make troubleshooting easy
✔ PowerShell Arrays Deep Dive
What exactly PowerShell arrays are and how we can easily create or initialize them using different approaches based on form of available input
Understanding the working of Array indexing and its usage in accessing elements of an Array
Usage of different methods of PowerShell Arrays like Clear, Foreach & Where to perform different actions like Clearing elements, Iterating an action again elements of an array or filtering Contents of an Array
Adding or removing element of an Array
✔ PowerShell Hashtable
Understanding Hashtables & different approaches for creating them
Understanding Ordered Hashtable, their benefits, and creation method
Access & Modification (Add/remove) of Keys & Values of Hashtable using different Approaches
Making efficient Conditions & Logics Using Hashtable
Sorting, filtering and other operations on key value pair of Hashtable using enumeration
Creating different type of Custom Table using PSCustomObject
✔ Loops & Conditions
For Loop, Do Loop, While Loop, Foreach Loop, If-Else Statement, their syntaxes, Workflows and their use cases in real
✔ Error Handling
Thoroughly understanding and working with error variable and creating custom error message
Try-Catch-Finally to deal with Terminating & non Terminating errors
✔ Working with Background Jobs
Background Jobs, Uses & Best Practices for them
Decide between Synchronous &. Asynchronous jobs
Creating a local, WMI or Remote job
Dealing Job results
Making use of Child Jobs
Working with Commands, used for Managing & Scheduling Jobs
✔ PowerShell Functions Deep Dive
PowerShell Functions, benefits, Scope, Best Practices & Syntax
What exactly Advanced functions are & how they differ from Simple functions & the best benefits of using them
Creating parameters & defining their different attributes like if parameter is mandatory, does it accept Pipelined Input, Should it accept single value or multiple values, Is it positional or not etc.
Writing Comment based help for a function to make it user friendly
Maintaining Compliance & Uniformity by using validated set of Possible Values.
✔ Exploring Regular Expressions (Regex)
Regex quick start & resources
Finding ways regex patterns with Commands like Select-String
Using regex with Operators like Match, replace, Split
Regex with conditional statements like SWITCH
Using regex for Validating a parameter value pattern
✔ Using Powershell To Work Remotely on Computers (Powershell Remoting)
What is Powershell Remoting & What are it's Usage
What are Different Approaches To Work Remotely On Computers Using Powershell
Understanding Different Components of Powershell Remoting for Enabling & Troubleshooting Purpose
How we can Enable Powershell Remoting in Domain Environment and Workgroup Environment
How we can create One-One or One-Many Powershell Sessions for Remote Work
How we can use Local resources (Present on Local Client) like Variable, Functions or Script on remote Computers
Understanding and working with Persistent Sessions
After completing this course -
You will find yourself very efficient and confident in using PowerShell Skill in your daily professional life.
You will be able to automate all the stuff that you are doing currently using Graphical User Interface (GUI)of various platforms like Windows Client & Server, Officer 365, Azure, AWS, VMware, Citrix etc.
Please don't wait that others should encourage you to learn this Skill.
Try to identify the need and demand of Today's time, and Grab this opportunity to Learn this new Skill to match pace with Trending Time and Technologies.
I am sure, As soon as you complete this course, You will be very efficient in automation using PowerShell Scripting.
All the best :)
Who this course is for:
- Techies who want to learn PowerShell
- Techies who want to Learn a common Tool to Manage Most of the Leading Platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Citrix, VMware etc.
- IT People who want to automate repetitive task and make their life easy
Working as Technical Consultant - Cloud and Automation. I carry an IT experience of more that 17 years, through this experience I have worked in various domains like Server / Network / Database/Security Administration. For last 12+ Years I am engaged purely in Cloud & Automation Technology.
I am certified PMP, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA and AWS Professional Architect
I very much Believe in "Learn, Share and Grow".