Brief Getting Started Overview of Windows PowerShell (15 min.)
Architect Evangelist David Aiken provides an introductory demonstration of Windows PowerShell covering help resources, basic command usage, formatting, working with objects, navigation of management information and security features.
Lots of training here:
The ultimate PowerShell resource: Windows PowerShell Survival Guide
There is a full book section at the above wiki. The ones I recommend to get started are highlighted below. Read and use Bruse Payette’s book first to get a solid foundation then move to Ed Wilson’s book for best practices.
Videos and Webcasts:
Scripting with Windows PowerShell
5 part series: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/dd742419
Windows PowerShell Week webcasts
November 6 - 10, 2006
The Windows PowerShell Week, a series of five Webcasts that were held November 6 - 10, 2006 on TechNet. These Webcasts will provide you with a thorough introduction to Windows PowerShell.
And Now for Something Completely Different:
Introducing Windows PowerShell What is Windows PowerShell? Find out on Day 1. Recorded on Monday November 6, 2006
One Cmdlet, Two Cmdlet, Three Cmdlet, Four:
An Introduction to Windows PowerShell Commands Learn all about cmdlets and how to use them. Recorded on Tuesday November 7, 2006
Objects, Objects Everywhere:
Working With Objects in Windows PowerShell Discover the wonderful world of objects and how to access them in Windows PowerShell. Recorded on Wednesday November 8, 2006
New Kid on the Script Block:
Writing Scripts with Windows PowerShell Day 4 is all about writing scripts. Recorded Thursday November 9, 2006
Amazing But True:
Things You Never Dreamt You Could Do With Windows PowerShell Learn about Windows PowerShell and maybe even have a little fun in the process. Recorded Friday November 10, 2006
These too are pretty good. It’susing the PowerGUI tool (my favorite tool to date), but still good.
Download and use PowerGUI asyour editor, it’s free http://powergui.org/index.jspa
If you are still using VBScriptthis is a very good tool. Also free to use but the paying for it turns on allthe features.
http://www.vbsedit.com.If you are converting from VBS to PSH then take a look at:
TheVBScript-to-Windows PowerShell Conversion Guide
PowerShell Scripts, Tips, ExpertAdvice & Training, Forums, and Resources
You have to register at thissite, but free ebooks here as well.
Administrator's Guide to WindowsPowerShell Remoting
Master-PowerShell | With Dr.Tobias Weltner