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Powershell script to download and extract the latest version of [Pester](
$latestRelease = Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{"Accept"="application/json"}
$json = $latestRelease.Content | ConvertFrom-Json
$latestVersion = $json.tag_name
$url = "$"
$download_path = "$env:USERPROFILE\Downloads\"
Invoke-WebRequest -Uri $url -OutFile $download_path
Get-Item $download_path | Unblock-File
$user_module_path = $env:PSModulePath -split ";" -match $env:USERNAME -notmatch "vscode"
if (-not (Test-Path -Path $user_module_path))
New-Item -Path $user_module_path -ItemType Container | Out-Null
Expand-Archive -Path $download_path -DestinationPath $user_module_path[0] -Force
Import-Module Pester
$test_name = "Verify-Pester-" + (Get-Random)
New-Fixture -Path $PSScriptRoot\$test_name -name $test_name
(Get-Content $PSScriptRoot\$test_name\$test_name.Tests.ps1 ) | % {$_ -replace '\$true \| Should Be \$false', "$test_name | Should Be 'Hello From Pester!'" } | Set-Content $PSScriptRoot\$test_name\$test_name.Tests.ps1
"function $test_name {'Hello From Pester!'}" | Set-Content $PSScriptRoot\$test_name\$test_name.ps1 -Force
Invoke-Pester $test_name
if (Test-Path $PSScriptRoot\$test_name)
Remove-Item -Path $PSScriptRoot\$test_name -Force -Recurse -Verbose
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