Windows PowerShell vs Bash

Posted on Sunday, Jul 13 2008 @ 17:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Marcus Nasarek from Linux Magazine did a comparison of Bash vs PowerShell, you can check it out in this PDF file.
Whereas Bash typically relies on a combination of newer tools and classic Unix utilities, the PowerShell has its own set of command-line programs. Win- dows refers to PowerShell commands as cmdlets. The PowerShell cmdlet called Get-Process is a counterpart to ps, and the cmdlet Get-Content corresponds to less. PowerShell differs significantly from previous Windows command shells. In this article, I look at how Windows Vista PowerShell compares with Bash.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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