PowerTip: Define PowerShell in Thirty Words or Less

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 Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, offers a quick thirty-word description of Windows PowerShell, and he proves it.

   What is Windows PowerShell in thirty words or less?

 Windows PowerShell is the next generation cmd prompt and scripting language from Microsoft. It can be a replacement for vbscript and for the cmd prompt in most circumstances.

    How can you be sure that was thirty words or less?

    By using the following code:

$a = “Windows PowerShell is the next generation cmd prompt and scripting language from Microsoft. It can be a replacement for vbscript and for the cmd prompt in most circumstances.”

  Measure-Object -InputObject $a -Word

 

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