Just published 2 new chapters to my PowerShell Guide to Python book, which covers the following topics and marks the book about 90% complete! Making it the best time to review the FREE sample and decide if this is something to consider buying to gain some confidence in your PowerShell and Python skills. Also because once the book is 100% complete, the price is supposed to surge.

Chapter 17 – Handling XML and JSON Data

  • Difference between JSON and XML
  • Reading XML from a file
  • Accessing XML as Objects
  • Accessing XML with XPath
  • Using XML for Object Serialization
  • Parsing JSON
  • JSON Serialization and De-Serialization

Chapter 18 – Reading and Writing CSV Files

  • What is CSV
  • Reading CSV File
    • Using PowerShell cmdlet `Import-CSV`
    • Using Python’s `csv` Library
  • Writing CSV File
    • Using PowerShell cmdlet `Export-CSV`
    • Using Python’s `csv` Library

If you are reading about this book for the first time,  here is a blog post that will bring you to speed. Please download the FREE Sample Book from the following link, this is SPECIAL COUPON PRICE available only through this URL for a limited period of time (Till New Year Eve) on a book which is already at a decent price.

https://leanpub.com/PowerShell-to-Python/c/2Llxz5PkUTPK

Let me know if you find it useful and think it is worth purchasing, as the book is still in progress and about 90% complete.


About the Book

This PowerShell Scripting guide to Python is designed to make readers familiar with syntax, semantics and core concepts of Python language, in an approach that readers can totally relate with the concepts of PowerShell already in their arsenal, to learn Python fast and effectively, such that it sticks with readers for a longer time.

“Use what you know to learn what you don’t. ” also known as Associative learning.

Book follows a comparative method to jump-start readers journey in Python, but who is the target audience? and who should read this book –

  • Any System Administrator who wants to step into Development or Programming roles, and even if you don’t want to be a developer, knowledge of another scripting language will make your skill set more robust.
  • Python Developers who want to learn PowerShell scripting and understand its ease of user and importance to manage any platform.


Python is one of the top programming languages and in fast-changing IT scenarios to DevOps and Cloud to the future – Data ScienceArtificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Python is a must know.

But this PowerShell Scripting guide to Python would be very helpful for you if you already have some knowledge of PowerShell

NOTE! This is a Leanpub “Agile-published” book. That means the book is currently unfinished and in-progress. As I continue to complete the chapters, we will re-publish the book with the new and updated content. Readers will receive an email once a new version is published!

While the book is in progress, please review it and send any feedback or error corrections at [email protected]

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