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PSharp makes PowerShell ISE better

Here’s another cool project created by PowerShell MVP Doug Finke. PSharp is a tool designed for PowerShell’s Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) editor. Its fast navigation capabilities allows you to quickly identify the functions, variables and commands in the current file, with a simple key stroke.

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PSharp

When you have a long script it is hard to know where exactly a variable or a function is located within the script. With PSharp, you can press Ctrl+Shift+T and get a window that displays where those calls are made and you can easily navigate through them with the up or down arrows.

And that’s only a part of what it’s capable of. For more information go to the project page on GitHub.

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3 Responses to "PSharp makes PowerShell ISE better"

  1. Peter Kriegel says:

    PSharp is very cool.

    There are two PowerShell ISE Add-ons that are even very cool with that topic:

    ISE FunctionExplorer by Raimund Andree http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/PowerShell-ISE-FunctionExpl-fd7e1c74
    ISE VariableExplorer by Raimund Andree http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/PowerShell-ISE-VariableExpl-fef9ff01

    The Variable Explorer is a dream. You can see a list of all Variables and their values live in action!

  2. Marcin Grzywa says:

    One more add-on to mention, in case someone finds it useful:

    ISE ProjectExplorer – http://mgr32.github.io/PsISEProjectExplorer/

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