Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Using VSCode to write Netcool Probe Rules and Impact Policies

 VSCode is Microsoft's free, cross-platform IDE for software development. It is booming in popularity recently because it is an amazing tool with lots of plugins. These plugins provide all kinds of different functionality. The ones I want to introduce to you today are syntax highligting plugins that provide syntax highlighting and syntax validation for Impact Policy Language (IPL) and Netcool Probe Rules Language

Here's an example from the Probe Rules extension:

Compared to the vi editor or Notepad++, this is a HUGE improvement.