- April 29, 2016 at 10:59 pm #38427
I'm looking to have a play with C# with PowerShell . I have no experience with C#, wondering of anyone could recommend a book that might be helpful.thanks !April 30, 2016 at 2:02 am #38428
Hi Graham, maybe Doug's book could be helpful to you:
And if you have a Pluralsight account, you can check out this course (it's on my to-do list 🙂 ):April 30, 2016 at 2:28 am #38429
Thanks Richard, funny you should mention that book, I purchased it from Amazon this morning !April 30, 2016 at 5:41 am #38430
There are a few ways you could go about this. Richard mentioned the first: You could use C# to write PowerShell Cmdlets. You would certainly learn a bit about both PowerShell and C#, but that might be quite a steep task for your first dabble in C#.
Another option would be to just learn the basics of C#. You could compile and use C# on the fly in PowerShell, use csc.exe to compile your C# code, or play around with VS Code or Visual Studio itself – the community edition is a great free resource to learn with, but I'm personally starting to lean towards VS Code.
As for resources, I'll let someone more knowledgeable answer – personally, I looked for free resources and experimented.
Good luck!May 1, 2016 at 12:21 am #38437
Thanks Warren that's a good post and a couple of useful links. How do you say C#, is it 'C plus'? Is there a huge differance between C# and F#? Seems like C# had similar syntax to powershell.May 1, 2016 at 3:00 am #38440
You can create classes using inline C# and compile them through Add-Type to give you a really quick way to get startedMay 1, 2016 at 3:29 am #38443
Excellent, thanks Richard.
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