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Reversing Strings with Powershell

Jeff Hicks solves a challenge:

The warm-up challenge was all about manipulating strings. That alone may not sound like much. But the process of discovering how to do it and wrapping it up in a PowerShell function is where the true value lies.

Beginner Level: Write PowerShell code to take a string like ‘PowerShell’ and display it in reverse.

Intermediate Level: Take a sentence like, “This is how you can improve your PowerShell skills.” and write PowerShell code to display the entire sentence in reverse with each word also reversed. You should be able to encode and decode text. Ideally, your functions should take pipeline input. For bonus points, toggle upper and lower case when reversing the word.

Click through to see both of these solutions in action.

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