PowerShell not only knows file system drives but also supports drives that enable you to access the Registry, the certificates store, and the AD. Thus, you can navigate and work in those hierarchical structures with the same commands as in directory trees.
Last week at Ignite Australia, I demonstrated the new feature PowerShell Direct during my session demo. This feature allows you to run PowerShell inside a virtual machine from the Hyper-V host.
Adaxes is a comprehensive Active Directory management solution that offers many essential features for educational IT environments, such as automated provisioning, bulk operations, role-based access control, and a student self-service portal. Softerra, the maker of Adaxes, currently has a limited-time offer for educational institutions.
PowerShell pursues its own ways when it comes to the output of special characters, line breaks, and tabs. This also applies to breaking long lines of code for better readability. The backtick escape character is only required in rare cases, though.
The Get-AzureVMImage PowerShell cmdlet allows you to browse and search for virtual machines in the Azure VM Gallery.