Lots of links to good places after the break, thanks to Greg Mulholland (@g_mulholland) for providing them in the chat during the podcast
Alan’s Where do I start with PowerShell post is a good place for beginners, as is Hal’s book, the Bible for PowerShell with Virtualisation. I bought my copy of Hal’s book from the Book depository. Luc and Alan are working on a new book but it looks like it’ll be next year before you will be able to read it.
Tools for writing PowerShell:
- Quest PowerGui a windows oriented tool and the extension that is the Virtualisation Eco Shell you also want Virtualisation PowerPacks for PowerGui
- PowerShell Plus a more command line oriented.
- Power Workflow for business workflow elements in Powershell
- Primal Forms Community Edition is a visual designer for Windows Forms as a front end to a PowerShell script
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