Generate a Tool from a Function
Using the PowerShell Pro Tools: Generate Tool command you can generate a WinForm and then compile it into an executable in one step. It uses the same concept as the Generate a UI from a function and the PoshTools packager to create the tool.
Press Ctrl+Shift+P to open the command pallete and search for the command. You will need to have a PS1 file open with a single function in it that defines the parameters for the tool you'd like to create.
For example, you could have a new user function like this.
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function New-User {
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param([String]$UserName, [Switch]$Enabled, [ValidateSet("Administrator", "IT", "HR")]$Department)
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}
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This would generate a form that looked like this.
Auto-generated UI
If the file was named NewUser.ps1 , then a NewUser.exe would be created that would show the form and execute your tool.
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