I just took a brief look at PowerShell (I knew it as Monad shell). My ignorant eyes see it more or less like a hybrid between regular bash and python. I would consider such integration between the two environments very cool on linux and osx, so I was wondering if it already exists (ipython is not really the same), and if not, why ?
I've only dabbled in Powershell, but what distinguishes it for me is the ability to pipe actual objects in the shell. In that respect, the closest I've found is actually using the IPython shell with
Following the recipes shown on that page and cooking up my own extensions, I don't often leave the IPython shell for bash. YMMV.