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We can't really do our job correctly without scripting, and sometime these scripts can be difficult to create / debug with only text editors

I'm currently using UltraEdit or Notepad++ as text editors and scripting platform (syntax highlighting is almost mandatory), but I was wondering if there was a more advanced scripting environment, an IDE of some sort, for VBscript and Powershell mostly ? (like always, free is better, but if the tool is really good I'm not against paying for it)

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There is Windows PowerShell ISE in PowerShell 2.0 (part of Windows Management Framework).

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The Powershell ISE is great for Powershell, but can't really be used for VBscript as well :( – Florent Courtay Jul 30 '10 at 12:42

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