• Learning to program PowerShell with AI


    Bruce Kriebel

    By Bruce Kriebel

    The media has been ablaze with headlines shouting that AI will put programmers out of jobs.

    Less discussed is how AI can help professional and even novice programmers learn a new language. An excellent case for this is Windows PowerShell.

    PowerShell is, well, powerful. It’s a great tool for writing scripts, especially special-purpose or time-saving scripts that solve tiny problems in a way that allows customization so that you get the exact result you desired. But PowerShell is very different from the command-line language handed down from the earliest days of MS-DOS. That makes learning it daunting.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.45.0, 2023-11-06).