Posts Tagged ‘Books’


It’s All New!

Monday, April 18th, 2011 by Ferdinand Rios
Its spring and everything is new again. And that includes everything at SAPIEN. Exactly what is new at SAPIEN? Well let me tell you... 1) New software - Check out the totally awesome 2011 update to PrimalScript and the mind blowing 2011 update to PrimalForms. These two products are the most powerful in their class. Heck, these guys are in a class of their own! Add to that wicked cool updates to PrimalXML and PrimalSQL. And, wait for it... stay tuned for a killer update to ChangeVue coming later in 2011. 2) New Book - Managing Active Directory with Windows…   More »

SAPIEN Press: Microsoft Hyper-V Available for purchase

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 by Ferdinand Rios
Thomas Townsend’s Microsoft Hyper-V is now available as printed and PDF eBook on It is also available as a print + eBook combo. Check out Tom's book and all of the other SAPIENPress books available on The printed book is also available on…   More »


Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 by Alex Riedel
Making downloads available and easy to find is not always as simple as it may seem. Over time, web sites grow, locations for downloads get fragmented, sometimes you will find different versions in different areas. Right now, you download our trial software from, our free tools from another location there. Registered users download from and book sample chapters and scripts are located on This is why we created a new and dedicated downloads site: If you already have a SAPIEN login from or you can login right away and start exploring. The layout should…   More »

Back from Tech-Ed: How do your eBooks work?

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Press offers a variety of technical books in both print and eBook formats. These eBooks can be purchased on Our eBooks are currently distributed in a protected pdf format. What this means is that the eBook is imprinted with your email address at the bottom of each page when you download it. Here is a simple description of the process. Purchase the eBook on You will receive a license key for the eBook Register that license key at As soon as you register the eBook, a listing for that eBook will appear on the registration page.…   More »

Back from Tech-Ed: Where can I buy your books?

Monday, July 12th, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Press publish several fantastic technical books in our TFM series (yes as in RTFM!) All of our books are available in both print and eBook formats at our online store, SAPIEN Press print books are also available on and can typically be ordered from your local bookstore as well. We also hope to start offering our eBooks through iBooks, Nook and Sony Reader stores.…   More »

Simpler eBook Downloads

Monday, March 1st, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Technologies has streamlined it's ebook download scheme for an easier user experience. Customers that purchase SAPIEN Press ebooks on only need to register their license keys on to instantly download their ebooks. Once registered, a download link appears next to the ebook title. The customer just clicks that link to download their title. This new process eliminates the middle step of waiting for an email with a download link and therefore eliminating the problem of lost emails or emails getting trapped in spam filters.…   More »

Windows PowerShell 2.0 eBook ready for purchase and download

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Press' Windows PowerShell 2.0:TFM eBook by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks is ready for purchase and download on This book is a major update to the best selling Windows PowerShell 1.0:TFM, the first PowerShell book available. Don and Jeff have updated their opus to include every nook and cranny of PowerShell 2.0. Check out the book details at SAPIENPress. If you previously purchased the IPO version of this eBook, simply go to, login, and then re-download the ebook. You will get the finished version downloaded to your machine.…   More »

Free Windows PowerShell ebook

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 by Ferdinand Rios
With the recent release of Windows PowerShell v.2 and the immanent publication of our well regarded Windows PowerShell v.2 TFM book by Don Jones and Jeff Hicks, SAPIEN is releasing our Windows PowerShell v.1 TFM eBook as a FREE download to the public. Even though this eBook is for version 1 of PowerShell, the book still contains loads of valuable information about PowerShell's core workings and cmdlets. Download the eBook today at Just look for the entry entitled "Powershell TFM V1 eBook".…   More »

PowerShell V.2

Thursday, November 5th, 2009 by Robert Morey
PowerShell V.2 is here and SAPIEN is ready! Don Jones and Jeff Hicks have been working hard on a text for version 2. The result is Windows PowerShell V.2: TFM.  We are currently accepting pre-orders as To read more about content and changes please visit…   More »

Updated Windows PowerShell:TFM 3rd edition now available

Thursday, June 4th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
At long last, we've released an updated version of Windows PowerShell: TFM 3rd Ed that covers PowerShell CTP 3. Actually, you'll find some overlap with the version of PowerShell included in WIndows 7 RC1. This version of the book is offered in eBook format as part of our IPO program.   More »