Command line versus Integrated Scripting Environment

Windows PowerShell 1.0 only supports a command-line interface, but PowerShell 2.0 introduces an Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) or GUI for developers to create and test scripts. You can use the ISE (Figure 3-10) to develop and test Exchange scripts. Traditionalists will prefer to handcraft their scripts with NotePad—why would anyone need an editor that uses different colors?—and test the results interactively from the command line. Developers who are more used to ISE-type environments will like the more visually rewarding interface. Either option is valid.

PowerShell ISE and an Exchange script.

Figure 3-10. PowerShell ISE and ...

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