The PowerShell family of scripting and configuration management technologies
PowerShell 7.3, the latest Current version of Microsoft’s cross-platform scripting language, is generally available with minor improvements, but it will be supported for only 18 months.
PowerShell Crescendo, now generally available, enables rapid development of PowerShell cmdlets that wrap existing command-line tools in the PowerShell framework.
PowerShell 7.1 is now available, but has a shorter support period than the previous PowerShell 7.0 release.
Latest release of cross-platform PowerShell drops Core name, focuses on Windows backwards compatibility
PowerShell is a key tool for managing the complete array of Microsoft services and software.
Links to reports that offer more detail on Windows PowerShell, PowerShell Core, and related technologies.
PowerShell Core 6.0 is generally available, but modules and scripts written for Windows PowerShell may not be compatible
A new cross-platform PowerShell Desired State Configuration Core will gradually replace the corresponding Windows PowerShell feature
PowerShell Core will gradually replace Windows PowerShell, which will receive limited updates in the future; the company will emphasize cross-compatibility for partners
An updated version of the Windows Management Framework is available for older versions of Windows, and it provides features built into the most recent releases of Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10