4 Ways to Create PowerShell Objects
Create PowerShell Objects
PowerShell is object based scripting language and it is good practice to create objects to return, store and manipulate information instead of text. But are you aware that there are 4 ways to create objects in PowerShell:
Convert Hashtables to
You can create hashtables and type cast them to PowerShell Custom Objects
[PSCustomObject]type accelerator, this the fastest way to create an object in PowerShell
You can also use the
Select-objectcmdlet to create objects with custom properties
This is longer way to create PowerShell objects, first you instantiate class:
PSObjectthen you use
Add-Membercmdlet to add member properties to the object. You can also add methods using this method.
PowerShell also allows you to create hashtables and assign it as property to
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