Video: Jeffery Hicks â€“ Turn Command-Line Tools into PowerShell Tools: Hereâ€™s recording of @jeffhicks â€“ PowerShell MVP, book author and trainer â€“ Jeffery Hicks â€“ talking at the previous PowerShell Deep Dive about how you can turn existing command-line utilities into PowerShell functions so they can become first-class (object emitting ) PowerShell citizens. You can find Jeffâ€™s slides and demo scripts here. The abstract and video recording are below:
PowerShell is everywhere but there are still many command line tools in the IT Proâ€™s toolbox, In this session weâ€™ll look at how to turn just about any command line based tool into a PowerShell tool so that you can incorporate it into your PowerShell scripts and daily management tasks. The power of objects in the pipeline is amazing and thereâ€™s no reason not to include tools like NETSTAT.EXE or NBTSTAT.EXE.
1. The Challenge of CLI Tools
2. Console Text to PowerShell Objects Techniques
3. Putting It All Together
This is a live recording from European TEC 2011 PowerShell Deep Dive conference.Seemore PowerShell Deep Dive recordings here.