Posts Tagged ‘PrimalForms 2011’


 

Technically Speaking

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 by Ferdinand Rios
How well do you know PrimalScript or PrimalForms? Do you have the writing skills necessary to write a detailed technical manual for our products? If so, SAPIEN is looking for someone to write a clear, understandable and detailed manual for our products. We are really looking for people with significant writing experience, a good knowledge of our products and a willingness to delve even deeper into them. You will be working directly with our developers to create the manuals for the next versions of our products! Become the authority on SAPIEN software! If you are interested, submit a resume and…   More »

Service Release (2/13/2012)

Monday, February 13th, 2012 by David Corrales
New versions of PrimalScript 2011, PrimalForms 2011, PrimalSQL 2011 and PrimalXML 2011 are available. Registered users can download the latest service builds from MySAPIEN. Release Notes: PrimalScript 2011 v6.0.162 UPD: Installer changed to install debugger as shared componentFIX: Various installer fixesFIX: Minor enhancements and improvementsADD: Error message if database connection fails   PrimalForms 2011 v2.0.20 FIX: Issue with ListView and SubItemsFIX: Tab issue when Copy / Paste into the consoleFIX: Issue with missing file icon in project FIX: Project issue where a form's return value for the ComboBox was empty.FIX: Other minor fixes and changesUPD: Using Extended Print DialogsUPD: Installer…   More »

Convert PowerShell Scripts to GUI Applications

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 by Robert Morey
You have created the mother of all PowerShell scripts and spent endless hours honing its performance and catching error conditions. Now that you are rolling out this gem of a script to your users, you find out that they don't take to the command prompt as you do. You have also found out that some others even go and edit your skillfully crafted script and are now blaming you for errors. You can avoid all of that by converting your command line script to a Windows Forms application with PrimalForms 2011. Create a GUI version of your PowerShell script to make the…   More »

Service Release (1/19/2012)

Thursday, January 19th, 2012 by David Corrales
New versions of PrimalScript 2011, and PrimalForms 2011 are available. Registered users can download the latest service builds from MySAPIEN. Release Notes: PrimalScript 2011 v6.0.158 UPD: Misc. improvements and bug fixes.ADD: Manual chapters added to the Document Explorer   PrimalForms 2011 v2.0.19 UPD: Inserts Default Assemblies if they are missingUPD: Spotlight Article ListFIX: Caching issues with PowerShellV3 CTP2FIX: Issue of GridView Columns not appearing when form is ran for the first time…   More »

PrimalForms 2011: Spotlight on the ContextMenuStrip Control

Friday, December 16th, 2011 by David Corrales
The “Spotlight on Controls” series focuses on a single WinForms control in PrimalForms 2011 , details the important Properties, Methods, and Events of the control and demonstrates how to utilize the control. Most of the information about the controls is still applicable to previous versions of PrimalForms. Last time we took a look at the TreeView . This time we will look at the ContextMenuStrip control: ContextMenuStrip [System.Windows.Forms.ContextMenuStrip] Represents a shortcut menu. Default Event: Opening Why use a ContextMenuStrip control? Use the ContextMenuStrip when you want to display a menu of commands when the user right clicks on a specific…   More »

Service Release (12/9/2011)

Friday, December 9th, 2011 by David Corrales
New versions of PrimalScript 2011, PrimalForms 2011, and PrimalSQL 2011 are available. Registered users can download the latest service builds from MySAPIEN. Release Notes: PrimalScript 2011 v6.0.157 Fix: Allow easier default template creationNew: New default skin setting (Office 2010)Fix: Script2Exe not signing executablesFix: Crash if PowerShell profile corrupted or read access prohibited   PrimalForms 2011 v2.0.18 ADD: ScriptEditor context menu option to call a Project FileADD: View Spotlight article links to ToolboxPane and PropertyPane's context menusADD: Link to view all product related blog articles to the start page.ADD: Ribbon Button to link to Spotlight articlesADD: Help menu options to designer…   More »

Holiday Packaging Comes in Many (Primal)Forms

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 by Robert Morey
It’s all about getting what you want this holiday season. You want the best PowerShell development environment on the market and you want to treat yourself to a $50 shopping spree on Amazon (trust us, you do!). Just purchase PrimalForms 2011 for $299 during this month of December and we will send you a gift code for $50 which you can use to buy whatever you want on Amazon.com. Even if that means spending your well-deserved gift on a significant other, your family, or sharing your wealth with a non-profit organization. It’s your choice but you really, really want PrimalForms…   More »

PrimalForms 2011: Spotlight on the TreeView Control – Part 2

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 by David Corrales
The “Spotlight on Controls” series focuses on a single WinForms control in PrimalForms 2011, details the important Properties, Methods, and Events of the control and demonstrates how to utilize the control. Most of the information about the controls is still applicable to previous versions of PrimalForms. In Part 1 of the Spotlight on the TreeView control, we looked at the TreeView properties, methods and event. Now we will focus on the TreeNodes and the TreeView’s Nodes property. TreeView Nodes Property Revisited: The TreeView keeps track of its nodes via the Nodes property, which consists of a collection of TreeNode objects.…   More »

PrimalForms 2011: Spotlight on the TreeView Control – Part 1

Monday, November 14th, 2011 by David Corrales
The Spotlight on Controls series describes the controls, that is, the objects in the System.Windows.Forms namespace, so you can use them effectively when building GUI apps in PowerShell Studio and PrimalScript. Each post focuses on one control and lists its most important properties, methods, and events, including the default event that PowerShell Studio adds to your script when you double-click the control. The posts include many examples written in Windows PowerShell, so you can use them right away. Read more: Spotlight on Controls: Common properties and methods This two-part post describes the TreeView control. Part 1: TreeView Overview Part 2: TreeNode…   More »

Got Shrinkage?

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 by David Corrales
Is your form suffering from shrinkage? Nobody likes it when your form shrinks to sizes where you can no longer see any controls. How embarrassing! Well there is hope! Stop embarrassing shrinkage with our simple solution! With a single application you will impress instead of depress! The PrimalForms Solution: Click on your form in the designer and alter the MinimumSize property in the Property Pane. Yes, that’s right! You can specify the minimum size your form will shrink to. Enter the minimum width and height and you’re done! And no more shrinkage problems! But what if you have the opposite…   More »