Windows PowerShell ISE Add-On Tools

Windows PowerShell ISE Add-On Tools

This page provides links to additional PowerShell ISE tools you can download and add into PowerShell ISE.

Overview of PowerShell ISE Add-On

A PowerShell ISE Add-on is some bit of code that adds functionality to or within the ISE. Most ISE Add-ons interact and leverage the PowerShell ISE Add-on Model ($PSIse).

For more information on the ISE Object Model  see:
The Windows PowerShell ISE Scripting Object Model

PowerShell ISE Add-Ons

Pointers to Microsoft and community add-ons with description and related material.

Community Add-Ons

These are ISE additions authored by the PowerShell Community.

IsePackV2 James Brundage(Start-Automating)
Code Snippet Examples - PSISE Library
Jeff Patton
ISE Scripting Geek Jeffery Hicks
Menu Generator
Ravikanth Chaganti
PowerShellPack James Brundage
Print Script Karl Mitschke 
Save All Files PowerShell Team 
Spell Checker
James Brundage       
(NB: requires WPK and PowerShellPack modules!)
 ISEBlox Robert Robelo
ISE Quick Comments
Daniel Schroeder
 ISE FunctionExplorer  Raimund Andree
 ISE VariableExplorer  Raimund Andree
 Validate and Format XML  Ravikanth Chaganti


PoshCode ISE Cmdlets

These are a set of cmdlets that can be used in conjunction with the ISE.

ISE Cmdlets Line Cmdlets
Poetter & Kriszio
ISE Cmdlets Comment Cmdlets
Dependency Reporting
Josh Einstein

How to Write a PowerShell ISE Add-on with PowerShell

Advice and guidance to those wishing to write ISE add-ons along with sample code.

How to Add Code Snippets to the ISE
 Rich Prescott
How to Group Snippets in the ISE
 Niklas Goude
Writing Your First Icicle  James Brundage
(YouTube Video
PowerShell v3 ISE and ISE scripting model changes & improvements
Ravikanth Chaganti

How to Write a PowerShell ISE Add-on with Visual Studio WPF / XAML (C#)

Creating Add-ons, Plugins, and Tools for the PowerShell ISE
Lee Holmes
Create a PowerShell v3 ISE Add-on Tool
 Jason Stangroome

See Also

To learn more about PowerShell, the ISE and what you can do with them, visit the PowerShell Communities page.

To learn more about the ISE, see the ISE Help pages at:
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