Posts Tagged ‘PrimalForms’


PowerShell Studio 2012: What’s New? (Part 2)

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by David Corrales
Last time we looked at PowerShell Studio’s new UI features such as the updated Ribbon and custom layouts. Now we will take a look at the new Forms Designer features. Styles Have you ever got tired of applying the same properties over and over to controls such as anchoring? Well this is where Styles come into play, one of the new additions to PowerShell Studio’s Designer. So what is a Style? Styles are a set of predefined properties that you can quickly assign to one or more controls within the designer. Applying Styles: Let’s look at some sample Styles and…   More »

Announcing – PowerShell Studio 2012

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 by Ferdinand Rios
You use PowerShell EVERY day. You work directly in the console. You create scripts. You write Script Modules. Maybe your "users" are pleading for a simple GUI based front end for the scripts that you need them to execute. Introducing PowerShell Studio 2012! [caption id="attachment_4129" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="PowerShell Studio 2012"][/caption] The most complete PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment available. PowerShell Studio is full of all the tools you need. An updated ribbon UI makes it even easier to work with your scripts. Customizable panel layouts help you work YOUR way. The new function explorer helps you to rapidly navigate to any function,…   More »

PrimalForms 2011: Getting Form Control Help

Monday, April 9th, 2012 by David Corrales
Frequently users wonder how they can get help for form controls and discover all the properties, methods and events they can use. In this article we will cover a number of ways to access information about Form controls. Spotlight on Control Articles: You can find help of the Form controls right here on our blog. The Spotlight on Controls series covers individual Form Control and list the important properties and methods as well as code samples written in PowerShell. MSDN Library: The primary resource for .NET help is the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Library. The MSDN is an invaluable resource…   More »

SAPIEN Supports The PowerShell Community

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 by Robert Morey
We at SAPIEN have always been very involved with our scripting and PowerShell clients. Over the years, many of them have even become friends. With it being PowerShell User Group Month and with so many new PowerShell user groups being created throughout the world, SAPIEN continues to increase its support of the user group community. We are happy to sponsor groups by donating t-shirts, software, or even pizza! Feel free to contact us anytime and let us know what we can do to help your group. Below is a picture of the Pittsburgh PowerShell User Group at their most recent…   More »

Celebrate PowerShell User Group Month

Thursday, March 1st, 2012 by Robert Morey
March 19th is International PowerShell User Group Day and there are lots of PowerShell user group meetings going on during the month of March… In order to nudge you along into the rapidly-expanding world of PowerShell, we are offering a 25% discount off the purchase price of PrimalForms 2011 during the month of March. PrimalForms is THE next generation PowerShell development environment. It offers a powerful, visual, and easy-to-use scripting environment whether you work with command line or GUI-based scripts. It comes with both 32-bit and 64-bit debuggers and also offers both 32-bit and 64-bit consoles that you can switch…   More »

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 »

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 »

Docking windows and tabbed views

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 by Alex Riedel
All SAPIEN Software has docking panels of some kind or another. Combine a multi-tabbed environment like PrimalScript with docked multi-tabbed panels and it can get a bit overwhelming if you dragged your output windows somewhere by accident and can't get it back to where you think it should be. Let's look at the overall layout of PrimalScript:   As soon as you start dragging a panel group or a panel the docking guides appear as shown above.You can drag an entire group of tabbed panels by grabbing the active panel by its caption as shown above. If you only want…   More »

2012 Is The Year Of PowerShell—Are You Ready?

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 by Robert Morey
You really need to make PowerShell your top New Year’s Resolution because 2012 is *the* year of PowerShell.  Microsoft is putting it front and center in its Windows Management Framework 3.0 which is due sometime in 2012.  And you need to be ready for it.  Sure, you need to put exercise and a good diet at the top of your priorities, too, but you need to feed and exercise your brain as well.  Keeping your brain in shape will lead to job security, a fat wallet, and incessant praise from your colleagues and your end users.  Well, maybe not the…   More »

Welcome 2012!

Friday, December 30th, 2011 by Ferdinand Rios
Wow! Has another year gone buy already? It seems as if it was only yesterday that I wrote a Welcome 2011 blog post. 2011 saw quite a bit of activity from SAPIEN. New versions of all of our software products were released. Digital download versions of our videos became available. We continued and improved our support for iOS. So what is in store for 2012? Well I can tell you but then I would have to send the SAPIEN minions to do terrible things to you! Just kidding! About the minions... Seriously though, I would not want to ruin any…   More »