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Windows PowerShell for .NET Developers - Second Edition

By : Chendrayan Venkatesan, Sherif Talaat
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Windows PowerShell for .NET Developers - Second Edition

By: Chendrayan Venkatesan, Sherif Talaat

Overview of this book

Windows PowerShell 5.0 for .NET Developers is your self-start guide to performing automation using Windows PowerShell. This book will help you to understand the PowerShell syntax and grammar and will also teach you techniques to remove the rough edges of manual deployments. Packed with PowerShell scripts and sample C# codes to automate tasks, it also includes real-world scenarios such as administrating office servers to help you save time and perform deployments swiftly and efficiently. The book begins with the Windows PowerShell basics, explores the significant features of Windows Management Framework 5.0, covers the basic concepts of Desired State Configuration and the importance of idempotent deployments. By the end of the book, you will have a good understanding of Windows PowerShell’s features and will be able to automate your tasks and manage configuration effectively.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Chapter 4. PowerShell and Web Technologies

IT professionals and developers require Windows PowerShell for various reasons, such as the following:

  • To perform administration tasks

  • For a continuous delivery

  • To manage/automate deployments

The use of PowerShell is increasing day by day, which helps us to experience the growth and significant improvements of Windows PowerShell. IT professionals and developers can remotely operate servers from their mobiles and perform tasks on the fly.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • PowerShell Web Access

  • OData IIS Extension

  • Exploring web requests and web services

  • Exploring the REST API and JSON