Tool Building with Windows PowerShell - Advanced

9 Hours, 15 Minutes


Delivery Method

Educate 360 Pro from New Horizons

This class is part of a 12‑month Educate 360 Pro Subscription

Course Overview

This course builds on existing PowerShell 5.1 skills and focuses on tool building to automate administrative tasks. Students will learn core scripting skills such as building advanced functions, creating script modules, writing controller scripts, and error handling and debugging. Working beyond native PowerShell commands, students will be introduced to technologies and concepts to support custom tool building such as .NET Framework, REST API, XML and JSON, Desired State Configuration (DSC), Just Enough Administration (JEA), and parallelization.

Course Objectives

Introduction , Introduction to .NET Framework in PowerShell , Introduction to ReST API in PowerShell , Writing Controller Scripts , Error Handeling , Analyzing and Debugging Scripts , Working with Additional Data Formats , Introduction to Desired State Configuration , Introduction to Just Enough Administration , PowerShell Parallelization , Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

2 - Introduction to .NET Framework in PowerShell

3 - Introduction to ReST API in PowerShell

4 - Writing Controller Scripts

5 - Error Handling

6 - Analyzing and Debugging Scripts

7 - Working with Additional Data Formats

8 - Introduction to Desired State Configuration

9 - Introduction to Just Enough Administration

10 - PowerShell Parallelization

11 - Conclusion

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