As we reported last month, the open-sourcing of Microsoft’s PowerShell appeared a done deal. Now, a month later, the company has made the whole thing official, publishing the source to GitHub, along with Linux and OS X flavoured binaries.
Microsoft’s Windows PowerShell team has thrown its first test code onto GitHub. This gives the IT administrator the chance to test PowerShell in their own environment with the same tools Microsoft used internally. Here’s what you need to know.
Windows 8.1 brought a few changes to the handy Windows-X shortcut menu, including a new Shut Down option and the addition of PowerShell shortcuts. There are plenty of good reasons to learn PowersShell, but if that’s not for you, you can swap PowerShell for the Command Prompt.