This module is meant to assist with the development and testing of DSC Resources.

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Install-Module -Name xDSCResourceDesigner

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


New-xDscResourceProperty New-xDscResource Update-xDscResource Test-xDscResource Test-xDscSchema Import-xDscSchema


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Fixed `Test-MockSchema` to return True if class name matches resource name when there are multiple embeded classes in the schema mof. [issue 123](https://github.com/PowerShell/xDSCResourceDesigner/issues/73).

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated (current version) 13,485 7/25/2018 1,877 6/13/2018 1,955 5/2/2018 38,445 5/18/2016 1,698 3/31/2016 1,250 2/3/2016 3,019 10/15/2015 976 7/24/2015 199 6/9/2015 140 5/2/2015 36 4/24/2015 176 12/18/2014 85 7/22/2014
1.1.1 83 5/13/2014
1.1 19 4/8/2014