PowerShell Core, the evolution of Windows PowerShell, is open source and cross-platform. You can use it on Linux, macOS, and Windows. If you want to use the Azure Cloud Shell to manage your cloud resources, your only option now is to run PowerShell on Linux. How does this affect us as users? How to build cross-platform PowerShell code and what development tools we can use to reach this goal? What are the Linux-specific features that we need to consider and embrace? In this talk, you will see what's new in latest PowerShell and learn how to deal with the challenges of running PowerShell on Linux.
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Doug Finke will walk through showing his NameIT module and how he runs automated tests on both Windows and Linux with Appveyor every time he commits to GitHub. This ensures the PowerShell modules works cross platform.
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Aleksandar Nikolic is a Microsoft Azure MVP, a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, a co-founder of PowerShellMagazine.com, and a community manager of PowerShell.com. Aleksandar is also a Microsoft Azure Advisor. He has more than 18 years of experience as a system administrator. He also delivers Azure and PowerShell training courses around the world and is a frequent speaker at IT conferences such as MS TechDays, MMS, NIC, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, MS Sinergija, MS NTK, and PowerShell Conference Europe. You can find him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/alexandair) and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandair).