Posts Tagged ‘Variable’


Setting Conditional Breakpoints

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 by June Blender
Applies to PowerShell Studio 2016, PrimalScript 2016, and later. I write lots of scripts — for production, for research, for testing, and for demonstrations. And, inevitably, I hit a bug. I'm actually relieved when I do, because no code is perfect and I'd rather find the bugs before my users do. In fact, I make sure the content in my test database is full of oddities so it's as close to the real world as possible. When you are debugging with a large test sample, like a database or directory, the default line breakpoints are not sufficient. I can hit…   More »

Feature Peek PrimalScript 2011: New PowerShell Debugger

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 by Alex Riedel
The PowerShell debugger has been completely rewritten for PrimalScript 2011. Many of the new features are the direct result of requests from you, our users: - The way the debugger executes your script makes sure that all open files are closed, regardless where and when you stop debugging. - You can debug in 32 and 64 bit PowerShell instances and also elevate the debugger if your script requires elevation to run. (Obviously you need a 64 bit OS to run the 64 bit debugger) - The new variable display shows all members and their values of all PowerShell variables. -…   More »

"Live" Variables

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
In a recent PowerShell post, a member was asking about variables and whether they were "live" or linked to an actual object.The answer is "Yes and No, depending..."   More »