PicShell is a small IDE for the JALv2 language, used to program MicroChip's PIC microcontrollers. It has a built-in 14/16 bit PIC simulator. The simulator allows some user interaction, and contains some external devices like LED, LCD, UART terminals, and buttons for quick code testing. PicShell supports ASM and JAL level debugging. It provide a built-in editor with syntax highlighting, auto-completion, and a type-assist feature. It provides a mechanism to achieve unit testing.