What differentiates PowerSE from the others? That's simple! It's the ability to seamlessly blend an Editor, Windows PowerShell Command Console, and a development environment in a elegant, easy to use GUI. It doesn't matter if you're a reluctant Admin, a casual user, or a full-blown PowerShell Guru, you'll quickly find value in using PowerSE to Administer your systems.
Full Featured PowerShell Editor
PowerSE does all the tricks you would expect from a professional script editor.
- Complete IntelliSense coverage of Windows PowerShell, DotNet and WMI.
- Syntax Highlighting and Code completion help speed PowerShell development..
- Syntax Checking instantly lets you see errors in your code and quickly jump to error lines to fix the problem..
- Plus, a host of other features: quick help tips, tab completion, snippets, code folding, bookmarks, breakpoints, formatting, find and replace, and the ability to edit multiple scripts at one time.
Comprehensive Debugging Environment
PowerSE is complete development environment (IDE) makes debugging PowerShell a snap.
- Variable Watch Window
- Call Stack
- Run-time error line highting
- Step-Over, Step-Into, and Step Out
- Run Script in external PowerShell Console
- Ability to run scripts in an Isolated PowerShell Host, or Global Host.
Embedded PowerShell Console
PowerSE includes an embedded Windows PowerShell console that lets you do virtually anything you could do with the native PowerShell console. This means no flipping back and forth between your editor and command line; PowerSE lets you have both up at the same time or maximize either with a simple hot-key or a touch of the mouse.
Record/Playback of Console Commands
Administrators often are diagnosing problem in the Windows PowerShell Command Window. PowerSE stores all your command in a buffer for quick recall and provides a Record/Playback capablity. Simply interact with the console window to determine exactly what task you wish to perform. Then, with a push of a button you can copy these commands to a script file for further editing, and it for future use.
Visualize your Output
Visualizing your data is an important step solving the problem. Whether executing a command the PowerShell Embedded console window, or the editor, al results results are displayed in a variety of formats: Text, DataGrid, and PropertyGrid. In addition, all diagnostic information ( warnings, errors, debug, verbose) are displayed in a easy to read, sort-able grid view for your viewing pleasure and trouble shooting.
Automatic Code Generation
Formatting results is a tedious task using traditional methods. PowerSE leverages it's built-in data grid visualization to ease the pain. Simply rearranging the columns, removing unwanted data columns, and sorting. Then tell PowerSE to generate the PowerShell Script and you have created a nice report in minutes. In addition, a property grid allowing you to drill down into data structures, and generate the PowerShell script to retrieve the data you wanted.
Leverage the Community Example Scripts
Whether you are Newbie or an Expert Scripter, a day of programming without Google would be a sad day indeed. Leveraging the wealth of knowledge on the internet is key to your success in a timely manner. Built-into PowerSE is the ability to search the PowerShell Communiity for just the right example to get you up and running quickly. Simply type in what you trying to accomplish, and let PowerSE search the Scripting repositories ( PoshCode and TechNet) for scripts that might help. No more hassles of jumping between a browser and copy and pasting into your editor. Let the editor do the work for you.
Context Sensitive Help
PowerSE displays detailed help for each PowerShell command, including examples that can be directly imported into the product.