Open Source PowerShell Cmdlet Designer tool for Windows 7 released

During the development of Windows 7, most cmdlet design and help authoring in Microsoft went through an internal tool called the “Cmdlet Designer,” which makes it much easier for teams to concentrate on the design, naming, and consistency of their cmdlets, while also guaranteeing name registration and collision avoidance across Microsoft. It offers: “integrated help […]

During the development of Windows 7, most cmdlet design and help authoring in Microsoft went through an internal tool called the “Cmdlet Designer,” which makes it much easier for teams to concentrate on the design, naming, and consistency of their cmdlets, while also guaranteeing name registration and collision avoidance across Microsoft. It offers: “integrated help authoring; efficient bulk operations (parameter and cmdlet cloning); generation of cmdlet code; full scripting support; automatic code-spec comparison and testing; role-based security, history logging, and more”. Microsoft posted the Cmdlet Designer to its entirety i.e. source code, design specification, and deployment guide to here under Microsoft Open Source license, the Microsoft Public License (MS-PL).