TMW07 Creating WPF-Based Graphical PowerShell Tools


1:45pm - 3:00pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Jeffery Hicks

PowerShell MVP

Senior Technology Fellow

JDH IT Solutions

In the past, if an IT Pro wanted to add a graphical interface to their PowerShell tool or script, they turned to Windows Forms. There is another option, though–Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). While a WPF based PowerShell script may appear intimidating at first, once you understand the basics you'll wonder why you took so long to learn how. PowerShell expert trainer Jeff Hicks will guide you through the ABCs of WPF and demonstrate how easy it is to create a graphical PowerShell solution.

You will learn:

  • The terms and concepts of WPF
  • How to create a WPF–based PowerShell script
  • When and where to use WPF–based PowerShell scripts