PS Script Analyzer Custom Rules for the DSC Community standards

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Install-Module -Name DscResource.AnalyzerRules

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Install-PSResource -Name DscResource.AnalyzerRules

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Package Details



PSScriptAnalyzer PSSA Analyzer AnalyzerRules DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource Windows MacOS Linux


Measure-CatchClause Measure-DoUntilStatement Measure-DoWhileStatement Measure-ForEachStatement Measure-ForStatement Measure-FunctionBlockBrace Measure-Hashtable Measure-IfStatement Measure-Keyword Measure-ParameterBlockMandatoryNamedArgument Measure-ParameterBlockParameterAttribute Measure-SwitchStatement Measure-TryStatement Measure-TypeDefinition Measure-WhileStatement


Desktop Core


Release Notes

# Changelog

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on [Keep a Changelog](https://keepachangelog.com/en/1.0.0/),
and this project adheres to [Semantic Versioning](https://semver.org/spec/v2.0.0.html).

## [Unreleased]

- Fix issue with DSC composite resources.
- Fix issues with LF by hashtable check.

### Added

- Create new module out of the nested one from DscResource.tests
- Used the DSC custom rules from this built module to apply to its own source
- Suggested corrections for keyword check

### Changed

- Performance improvement on QA tests
- Excluded Help Quality for now


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
0.2.0 (current version) 203,640 11/21/2019
0.2.0-previe... 33 11/21/2019
0.2.0-previe... 31 11/13/2019
0.2.0-previe... 32 11/8/2019
0.2.0-previe... 39 11/7/2019