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Ryan is a mechanical engineer in the East SF Bay Area. He is a hobbyist programmer, with a focus on dynamic languages like Ruby and Python. His goal is to learn as much as possible and become a physics, math, and programming teacher. He writes about scripting, physics, simulation, data science, the web, and more on his blog at assertnotmagic.com.

PowerShell Tutorial (Especially for People Who Hate PowerShell)

My relationship with the terminal—especially Windows PowerShell—has been a bit of a roller coaster. I first discovered the terminal when I heard about Python and didn’t know anything about anything. Like the average person who uses computers for games and applications like Excel and PowerPoint, I went to the site, downloaded the installer, installed it, and clicked the icon. Imagine ...

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