PSScriptAnalyzer

1.3.0

PSScriptAnalyzer provides script analysis and checks for potential code defects in the scripts by applying a group of built-in or customized rules on the scripts being analyzed.

Minimum PowerShell version

3.0

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name PSScriptAnalyzer -RequiredVersion 1.3.0

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Author(s)

Microsoft Corporation

Copyright

(c) Microsoft Corporation 2016. All rights reserved.

Owners

Tags

lintbestpractice ScriptAnalyzer

Cmdlets

Get-ScriptAnalyzerRule Invoke-ScriptAnalyzer

Dependencies

This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

Features:

- Support for running ScriptAnalyzer on PowerShell version v3 or higher! This means PSv5 is no longer the minimum PS version for ScriptAnalyzer

Rules:

- [From Community] Rule for warning about backticks that look like line-continuations but are not [MisleadingBacktick rule]
- Ability in default ruleset to recognize PowerShell variable scopes - global, local, script, private
- Ability to use functions as a variable and support for special type of functions like prompt

Fixes:
Rules:

- Fix for recognizing PowerShell preference variable ($OFS) in the default ruleset
- Fix for false positive - PSShouldProcess rule requires boolean value
- Fix to account for function scope prefix
- Raise ReservedParam rule only for exported functions as cmdlets

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.17.1 106,008 6/5/2018
1.16.1 86,948 9/5/2017
1.16.0 4,982 8/16/2017
1.15.0 12,396 6/21/2017
1.14.1 2,356 6/12/2017
1.14.0 604 6/9/2017
1.13.0 5,425 5/18/2017
1.12.0 1,965 5/9/2017
1.11.1 6,796 4/4/2017
1.11.0 6,501 3/1/2017
1.10.0 5,903 1/19/2017
1.9.0 4,688 12/6/2016
1.8.1 6,381 10/14/2016
1.8.0 965 10/8/2016
1.7.0 4,902 8/18/2016
1.6.0 28,360 6/7/2016
1.5.0 4,600 3/30/2016
1.4.0 2,707 2/17/2016
1.3.0 (current version) 913 1/19/2016
1.2.0 1,485 12/16/2015
1.1.1 571 11/4/2015
1.1.0 548 9/1/2015
1.0.2 287 6/24/2015
1.0.1 152 5/8/2015
1.0 111 4/24/2015
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