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Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches by Don Jones and Jeffrey Hicks

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23.2. Using a GUI to create the GUI

It’s entirely possible to create a GUI using nothing more than PowerShell’s native ISE editor, but it’s a huge pain in the neck. We’re going to show you how to do that anyway, but we’re going to start with a tool that takes most of the pain out of the process. That tool, PowerShell Studio, is a commercial tool, meaning you have to pay for it. It does have a free 45-day trial, so we’re hoping that’ll be sufficient to get you through this book. Its maker, SAPIEN Technologies, also offers a free community edition of the tool’s predecessor, PrimalForms. That version is a bit less functional, but if you’re only worried about creating simple scripts that utilize a single form (window), then it’ll probably do a great ...

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