We put together 12 free PowerShell eBooks in Cookbook-style These eBooks are sponsored by Idera and powershell.com. Simply pick the topic you like, download, and enjoy!
File System TasksManage files and folders, copy, rename, manage paths, unblock files, and much more.
Arrays and Hash TablesManage array, strongly type arrays, create multi-dimensional arrays, manage Hash Tables, and much more.
Date, Time and CultureExtract date information, translate date and time from different cultures, calculate time differences, and much more.
Objects and TypesMany PowerShell code samples on how to use .NET and COM objects. Listing the most important object types for Administrator purposes.
WMIUseful code samples on how to use WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) with PowerShell, plus a list of the most useful WMI classes.
Regular ExpressionsCompilation of useful Regular Expressions and how to find or replace information based on Regular Expressions. Includes Quick RegEx Reference.
PowerShell FunctionsDefining PowerShell Functions, creating optional and mandatory parameters, understanding parameter sets, and much more.
Static .NET MethodsCompilation of the most useful static .NET methods, and how to use them inside PowerShell code.
RegistryReading from and writing to the Windows Registry, determining registry values, change type, search for values, and much more.
Internet related TasksDownload files from Internet, parse Internet HTML code, asynchronous downloads with BITS, accessing web services, and a lot more.
XMLReading from XML, creating XML files, using XPath, changing and appending XML, and more.
SecurityManaging NTFS Permissions, applying permissions to Registry keys, Encrypting with EFS, checking Admin privileges, and many additional security-related tasks.