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Book review: PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 includes 500+ PowerShell cmdlets to manage the SharePoint products and features. It could be quite intimidating to even think about so many cmdlets and figuring out where to start. This is where this new book by Niklas Goude and Mattias Karlsson comes handy. This is probably the only book available on this topic and I don’t think anything else is in development on the same lines as this book. @Ngoude was kind enough to send a copy of this book. Rating 10/10 Recommendation A must read, task-based guide to using PowerShell for SharePoint 2010 Administration Coming to what is there in the book, this book is divided in to 3 parts. Part 1 gives an introduction to SharePoint 2010, what is new in SharePoint 2010 and then talks about different tools/interfaces available to manage a SharePoint 2010 deployment. Part 2 is where PowerShell for SharePoint gets an introduction. It won’t simply dive in to SharePoint 2010 cmdlets. Instead, the authors take us through some basics of PowerShell scripting and then introduce the …