Articles

  • "Command Line Makes a Comeback" by Jason Brooks in eWeek (http://www.eweek.com/article2/0%2C1895%2C2087030%2C00.asp)
  • "Introducing Windows PowerShell: UNIX Administrators Won't Be Laughing Anymore" by Paul Robichaux in Windows IT Pro (http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/ArticleID/50565/50565.html)
  • "Monad becomes 'PowerShell': Next-gen Windows command line to ship in Q4" by Scott M. Fulton III in TG Daily Publications (http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/04/25/powershell_windows_command_line_to_ship_q4)
  • "Understanding PowerShell Security: Don't Let Tighter Security Features Trip You Up" by Alex K. Angelopoulos in Scripting Pro VIP (http://www.scriptingprovip.com/articles/articleid/94624/94624.html)

Books

  • Microsoft Windows Powershell Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford Jr., Thomson Course Technology, December 2006 (http://www.course.com/catalog/product.cfm?isbn=978-1-59863-354-2&CFID=29643666&CFTOKEN=87821441)
  • Monad: Introducing the Microsoft Command Shell and Language by Andy Oakley, O'Reilly, December 2005 (http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/powershell/index.html)
  • Windows PowerShell in Action by Bruce Payette, Manning Publications, February 2007 (http://www.manning.com/payette)
  • Windows PowerShell: TFM by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks, SAPIEN Press, December 2006 (http://www.sapienpress.com/powershell.asp)

Microsoft Documentation

  • Windows PowerShell 1.0 Documentation Pack, which includes the "Windows PowerShell Getting Started Guide," the "Windows PowerShell Primer," the "Windows PowerShell Language Quick Reference," and the PowerShell 1.0 release notes (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B4720B00-9A66-430F-BD56-EC48BFCA154F&displaylang=en)
  • Windows PowerShell SDK (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714469.aspx)

Webcasts

  • "The DFO Show - Introducing Windows PowerShell" by David Aiken (http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=201005)
  • "HanselMinutes: Jeffrey Snover, PowerShell Architect" by Scott Hanselman (http://www.hanselminutes.com/default.aspx?showID=47)
  • "TechNet Webcast: Exchange Server 2007 Management Shell and Scripting" by Vivek Sharma (go to http://msevents.microsoft.com and search for 1032293397)
  • "TechNet Webcast: Next-Generation Command Line Scripting: Windows PowerShell" by Jeffrey Snover (go to http://msevents.microsoft.com and search for 1032306183)
  • "TechNet Webcast: Next Generation Command Line Scripting with Monad (Part 1 of 2)" by Jeffrey Snover (go to http://msevents.microsoft.com and search for 1032277851)
  • "TechNet Webcast: Next Generation Command Line Scripting with Monad (Part 2 of 2)" by Jeffrey Snover (go to http://msevents.microsoft.com and search for 1032277853)

Newsgroups, Blogs, and Other Online Resources

  • Windows PowerShell Newsgroup (http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/list/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.windows.powershell)
  • Windows PowerShell Scripts in the TechNet Scripting Center (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx)
  • Windows PowerShell Team Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/PowerShell)
  • Windows PowerShell Wiki (http://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/Channel9.WindowsPowerShellWiki)

Products

  • /n software (http://www.nsoftware.com)
  • PowerShell Analyzer (http://www.powershellanalyzer.com)
  • SAPIEN Technologies' PrimalScript 4.1 (http://www.sapien.com)
  • ScriptInternals' PowerShellIDE (http://powershell.com)