Today I had some time to test some of the new Windows PowerShell 3.0 feature and changes. And after playing a while with the Windows PowerShell 3.0 CTP I have to say Microsoft did besides the big new features, like workflows, a lot of small but really important improvements.
First I will show you two very small but very cool things which make working with PowerShell a lot easier.
New help view, which I really like. Here quick PowerShell 2.0 versus PowerShell 3.0:
Second I would like you to show how they simplified PowerShell for daily use. Here Get-Childitem for an example:
In PowerShell 2.0:
In PowerShell 3.0 you can do this now much friendlier:
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My name is Thomas Maurer. I am a Senior Program Manager & Chief Evangelist for Azure Hybrid at Microsoft. I am part of the Azure engineering team (Cloud + AI) and engage with the community and customers around the world. Opinions are my own.