PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio – PowerShell editing and debugging in Visual Studio.
PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio brings the richness of the Visual Studio development experience together with the power of PowerShell. Using this extension you can:
What’s new in v3.0.299
What’s new in v3.0.292
What’s new in v3.0.235
What’s new in v3.0.177
What’s new in v3.0.134
Bug fixes. Refer to GitHub for a full list of issues that have been resolved.
What’s new in v3.0.108
You can now execute 64-bit functionality such as DSC, Workflows and other 64-bit modules (e.g. SharePoint).
Remote Session Support
Remote sessions are now supported. You can connect to a remote session from within your scripts or the PowerShell Interactive window using Enter-PSSession. You can also start a remote session in the Interactive Window by clicking the icon. Remote debugging is also supported on machines running PowerShell v4 or later.
New Look and Feel
New icons! Default syntax highlighting colors match the PowerShell ISE! New organized project properties dialog!
Improved IntelliSense & Autocomplete
The document editor and interactive window now fully support IntelliSense and AutoComplete.
Visual Studio 2015 RC and Windows 10 Support
Fully supported on the newest version of Visual Studio and Windows.
Improved the performance of the editing experience and IntelliSense.
An improved editing experience offers syntax highlighting, IntelliSense and code folding. You can quickly navigate your scripts with a function selection drop down.
A rich debugging experience allows you to execute and single step through local and remote scripts. With support for breakpoints, the locals window and the call stack window you can easily find and fix bugs in your scripts.
Support for running utilizing features such as DSC, Workflows and 64-bit modules (e.g. Sharepoint).
The PowerShell Interactive Window provides instant execution with IntelliSense and remote session support.
A project system is available to organize scripts and easily integrate with source control systems. It also offers a mechanism to provide module information for use in MSBuild scripts.
Test adapter support for discovering and running Pester tests.
If you have any feedback on the tools leave it here or at GitHub.