PowerShell for Windows Admins

May 28 2014   12:51PM GMT

PowerShell Scripting Best Practices

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Ed Wilson is running a series on Best Practices on his Hey, Scripting Guy blog at the moment.  I especially like today’s which is on simple scripts.  I do a lot of quick and dirty scripts that end up being thrown away at the  end of the project or incorporated into more formal modules for reuse.

Simple scripts are a very powerful admin tool and one that a lot of people don’t think about as they are conditioned into the idea that everything should be a module and other big code concepts. Don’t get me wrong – modules and everything else around enterprise level scripting are very important and a lot of my work is done that way but the quick, utility style script still has its place.

Check out Ed’s article at

http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2014/05/28/powershell-best-practices-simple-scripting.aspx

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