Book Description: Want to learn Windows PowerShell, but afraid of the learning curve and ramp-up time for become a â€śscripter?â€ť No worries: PowerShell is often misrepresented as a â€śscripting language,â€ť when in fact itâ€™s more a very powerful command-line environmentâ€”similar to the Cmd.exe command-line youâ€™ve probably used for years. Whether youâ€™re administering Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, or any other â€śPowerShelledâ€ť product, you can be immediately effective without having to learn a programming language. Windows PowerShell guru Don Jonesâ€”one of the worldâ€™s most-published PowerShell authorsâ€”has taught more than 10,000 administrators to use PowerShell, and now heâ€™ll teach you. Just set aside one hour a dayâ€”lunchtime would be perfectâ€”for an entire month, and youâ€™ll be automating administrative tasks faster than you ever thought possible. Don combines his own in-the-trenches experience with more than five years of PowerShell instruction to deliver the most important, effective, and engaging elements of PowerShell to you quickly and painlessly, setting you on the path to a career-boosting future. What youâ€™ll learn Discover the PowerShell language in practical, easy-to-understand installments Understand the pipeline, formatting, objects, variables, and debugging Work with one of the best PowerShell experts, and digest concrete lessons in carefully measured increments designed to minimize the amount of time you'll need to become a Powershell Master Choose to stay only with the lesson, or enjoy more in-depth learning with the numerous expanded sections and background information Who this book is for Administrators of all Microsoft server products, including Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, or any other â€śPowerShelledâ€ť product: this book can help you become more efficient and productive.