Powershell

Learning to access data from APIs (Invoke-WebRequest)

PowerShell is known for its wide capabilities to “shell” out changes and reporting data.

Websites are embracing the movement with data standards native to PowerShell and it’s cyphering functionality. Formats like JSON, and XML that are leveraged as responses for sites that load data.

So using invoke-webrequest and piping the results to convertfrom-json can turn this output in to readable in-memory native PowerShell styled .NET objects.

Using foreach-object and leveraging PowerShell 7 newest parallel feature could add some more speed to your larger task sets. I encourage you to explore these parameters.

 Check out the link for syntax

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.utility/invoke-webrequest?view=powershell-7

 

 

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