Ed Wilson is a well-known scripting expert who delivers popular scripting workshops to Microsoft customers and employees worldwide. He's written several books on Windows scripting, including Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices, Microsoft Windows PowerShell Step By Step, and Microsoft VBScript Step by Step. Ed is a senior consultant at Microsoft Corporation and writes Hey, Scripting Guy!, one of the most popular TechNet blogs.
I thought the book was well written and had good examples and exercises at the end of each chapter.
I consider this book as my PowerShell Bible, and its been always a reference guide for me since I started reading it for the first time.
This book contains the information needed to get started with PS as well as teach you some new stuff.
This is a really good follow up to Ed Wilson's Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps. A reader of this book would benefit from having some previous exposure to any version of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ed Gallagher
The author is clearly quite knowledgeable and thus covers a lot of information. Perhaps wordy in spots may hide useful nuggets, requiring close attention to what one reads. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Peter H Gum
This rating is not content based but totally based on the text. The size of text is painfully small (at a guess I would say size 9) and the colour of the text is a milky gray. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John Stokes
amy husband got this for his new job and he says it is great. easy to understand and makes everything straight forwardPublished 8 months ago by IluvAmazon
I have found this book very useful but I do wish the author spent more time introducing core concepts of PowerShell earlier in the book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bryan C. Smith
I have the Kindle version of the book and I am kind disappointed in the quality. The book has many typos and many examples with incorrect syntax . Read morePublished 8 months ago by R. Andari
Does what it said it would do and shipped quick! Would recommend to any one. The descriptions was clear and concise.Published 10 months ago by Tony
Have been studying this book and found it to be a very good trainer. This is a very good book which is well organized and easy to followPublished 10 months ago by Daniel Jennings
This book has been a waste of time unless you are interested in learning/using vbscript. The book also includes an insane amount of shell output. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mike Owens