Microsoft is not so popular regardign server marketshare, probably because tehre is Linux for free, but they offer a large number of useful tools for developers, like this one. Windows Power Shell is a scripting language that works with the command-line interface of Windows operating system. It serves as a framework for creating automated tasks that ease the job of an administrator of a Windows-based server. The application can execute many tasks ranging from system administration, registry manipulations, and control services among others.
The main idea is to create code snippets that will solve a task by saving your time. Also, you will minimize the errors. The Windows Power shell is great for working with command-line utilities and execution of tasks that can be automated through commands. The application has a comprehensive documentary that helps the user to make maximum use of the available functions.
Command line and interactive prompt
You must love to use the command line and the good part is that you can find many code snippets as open source code and tutorials. You will interact with the command line.
The application gives an easy avenue to create, edit and run automation scripts since the interface already has the functions to perform these tasks. It is also possible to do debugging tasks that support breakpoints management.
Windows PowerShell is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in others programming category and is available to all software users as a free download.