We are excited to announce that the fall update to the PowerShell Extension for Visual Studio Code
is now available on the extension marketplace.
In this update, thanks to efforts across the team, we are shipping the extension with the latest and greatest PSReadLine, v2.3.4! In addition this release contains a number of bug fixes and community contributions.
Thanks to all the many community contributors whose efforts make releases such as these possible!
Updates in the Fall Release
Note that these updates all shipped in our preview channel
for VS Code before shipping in our stable channel.
Some highlights of the fall release:
- Stop hiding Activity Bar in ISE Mode.
- Fix race condition with displaying PowerShell name on icon.
./and named workspace folders in
startLocationsetting for Extension Terminal. (Thanks @krishankanumuri!)
- Upgrade bundled PSReadLine module to v2.3.4.
- Fix debugging script blocks that aren't in files.
- Fix shell integration for PowerShell 5.1 with strict mode.
For the full list of changes please refer to our changelog.
In this release we also updated our versioning schema. The middle version number no longer corresponds to the month, but is simply incremented. Even versions are stable, and odd versions are pre-release, with the latter purposefully being versioned higher than the former in order to keep both channels (pre-release and stable) available in the Visual Studio Code marketplace.
Getting Support and Giving Feedback
While we hope the new release provides a better user experience, there are bound to be issues.
Please let us know if you run into anything.