How To Make Visual Studio Code Look And Behave Like The PowerShell ISE

PowerShell ISE used to be the main tool to develop and edit PowerShell Scripts. It offered a very basic IDE that included some basic features to develop scripts and modules. Microsoft is no longer actively developing the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) and is being replaced by the more powerful and versatile open source Visual Studio Code.

The default settings of VS Code can be a little hard to work with if you are used to working with PowerShell ISE. With the addition of PowerShell Extensions and a few configuration settings, you can make VS Code look and behave just like PowerShell ISE.

Prerequisites include: A default install of VS Code