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Powershell Editors and Environments

Greg Moore gives us an overview of the Powershell IDE landscape:

Before I go too deep into this article, I want to distinguish between editing a file and running it. I’m going to focus on editors here, but most development environments include a way to execute a PowerShell script or PowerShell commands. However, do not confuse the editor with the execution environment.

I used the Powershell ISE for a long while, but eventually stopped because its settings were just different enough from the shell’s settings that things which would work just fine in the ISE would fail when I set them up as automated tasks. I don’t remember what those things were, though, so further research may be required. Nowadays, I’ll use VS Code when I need a proper editor and just wing it on the shell for one-off stuff.