Use a Powershell script as a build event

ImportantThe following article uses options that are available starting with the Professional edition and project type.

This article will guide you on how to use a Powershell script as a Build Event.

The first step is to go to Build page, Build Events tab and add a new build event.

Configure the build event to launch powershell.exe (C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe).

Use the following parameters in argumets field: -windowstyle hidden -Executionpolicy bypass -File "[|AI_AIP_FOLDER]Display messagebox.ps1" .

In our example Display messagebox.ps1 is a sample Powershell script that displays a messagebox:

$workingPath = Get-Location

#Display current location in a message box

This is the complete configuration:

Powershell build event