O'Reilly PowerShell Quick Reference Now Available

Fri, Sep 29, 2006 One-minute read

My O’Reilly PowerShell Quick Reference is now available – a 120-page guide (in PDF format) that provides the essential reference material for your day-to-day use of PowerShell.  With a concise explanation at your fingertips, there is no need to memorize esoteric topics like regular expressions and string formatting specifiers.

Aside from its straight factual reference material, the Quick Reference also provides an enormous amount of value by distilling large bodies of knowledge into their most usable forms, including:

  • The most useful classes from the .NET Framework
  • The most useful WMI classes for WMI-based tasks
  • The most useful COM automation objects

You can get it here: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/windowspowershell/.  If you are interested in reviewing it for your blog or publication, let me know and I can try to arrange it.

Tip: If you decide to print it out, set your printer to do it double-sided, in booklet format.  Cut it in the middle, then staple it in the correct order – it really looks great in that format.

[Edit: Please let me know if you would be interested in a printed version if it were available for slightly more.]