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Microsoft open-sources PowerShell and ports it to Linux and OS X

Microsoft open-sources PowerShell and ports it to Linux and OS X

PowerShell is an advanced form of command prompt. It is extended with a huge set of ready-to-use cmdlets and comes with the ability to use .NET framework/C# in various scenarios. If you have the skill to write scripts, you can create some very powerful ones to automate Windows. Microsoft has announced that it is open-sourcing the Windows command line tool PowerShell, and that alpha builds will be available today for Linux and OS X.

PowerShell becomes open source

PowerShell becomes open source

PowerShell is an advanced form of command prompt. It is extended with a huge set of ready-to-use cmdlets and comes with the ability to use .NET framework/C# in various scenarios. If you have the skill to write scripts, you can create some very powerful ones to automate Windows. For regular users too, it can be a handy tool to perform administrative and maintenance tasks. It looks like Microsoft has decided to make it open source.