PSScriptAnalyzer

1.4.0

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 1.4.0

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Author(s)

Microsoft Corporation

Copyright

(c) Microsoft Corporation 2016. All rights reserved.

Owners

Tags

lintbestpractice

Cmdlets

Get-ScriptAnalyzerRule Invoke-ScriptAnalyzer

Dependencies

This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

Features:
- IncludeRule and ExcludeRule now consume RuleInfo objects

Rules:
- Rule to validate HelpMessage parameter attribute value
- Rule to suggest module manifest *ToExport field values for optimizing module loading


Fixes:

Engine:
- Fixed bug in engine handling of severity for custom rules - this property was being ignored
- Exclude help files from being Ast parsed

Rules:
- Emit accurate ast extents for rules - helps VSCode-PowerShell to mark violations better
- Improved heuristics for Singular noun rule - reduce false positives
- Updated credential rules to be less noisy based on community feedback
- Support for [switch] type along with [boolean] for ShouldContinueWithoutForce rule
- Improved handling of deprecated module manifest fields when PSv2.0 is specified in the manifest

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.17.1 52,842 6/5/2018
1.16.1 85,350 9/5/2017
1.16.0 4,932 8/16/2017
1.15.0 12,360 6/21/2017
1.14.1 2,355 6/12/2017
1.14.0 604 6/9/2017
1.13.0 5,413 5/18/2017
1.12.0 1,965 5/9/2017
1.11.1 6,788 4/4/2017
1.11.0 6,478 3/1/2017
1.10.0 5,903 1/19/2017
1.9.0 4,662 12/6/2016
1.8.1 6,343 10/14/2016
1.8.0 965 10/8/2016
1.7.0 4,902 8/18/2016
1.6.0 28,333 6/7/2016
1.5.0 4,588 3/30/2016
1.4.0 (current version) 2,693 2/17/2016
1.3.0 913 1/19/2016
1.2.0 1,482 12/16/2015
1.1.1 570 11/4/2015
1.1.0 545 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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