PowerShell on Linux: Benefits and challenges

This is a demo-heavy session that covers how to install and use PowerShell on Linux, including writing the cross-platform scripts/modules and using Visual Studio Code with PowerShell to manage on-premises and cloud resources. PowerShell Core, the evolution of Windows PowerShell, is open source and cross-platform. You can use it on Linux, macOS, and Windows. If you want to use the Azure Cloud Shell to manage your cloud resources, your only option now is to run PowerShell on Linux. How does this affect us as users? How to build cross-platform PowerShell code and what development tools we can use to reach this goal? What are the Linux-specific features that we need to consider and embrace? In this talk, you will see what's new in latest PowerShell and learn how to deal with the challenges of running PowerShell on Linux.

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Session information

Track: Server & Client
Time and date: 07/02/2019, 13:20 - 14:20
Location: Room 6

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Aleksandar Nikolic

Company: Independent
Position: Microsoft MVP for Windows PowerShell