Posts Tagged ‘PowerShell HelpWriter’


Writing XML Help for Advanced Functions

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 by June Blender
Follow @juneb_get_help The introduction of SAPIEN PowerShell HelpWriter has made writing XML help files as easy – actually easier – than writing comment-based help. XML help is more robust and less error-prone than comment-based help. It supports updatable help and help in multiple languages, and it lets you separate help files from script and modules files, which is a real advantage when you're working with many people in a shared coding environment, like GitHub. PowerShell HelpWriter makes it easy to create XML help files for all commands in a module, including the functions in a manifest module or script module:…   More »

Introducing PowerShell HelpWriter 2015

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 by June Blender
The help system in Windows PowerShell is well known and much loved. But, it has been very difficult to create XML help files that comply with the PSMAML schema that the Get-Help cmdlet requires. Until now. Introducing PowerShell HelpWriter by SAPIEN Technologies, Inc., the first professional, fully featured help authoring studio for Windows PowerShell help. PowerShell HelpWriter saves you time and increases productivity - focusing your attention on writing help instead of struggling with the complex PSMAML schema. PowerShell HelpWriter creates help files from a module or from scratch. Fully-featured designer makes it easy to write accurate and complete help…   More »