Posts Tagged ‘PrimalScript’


Engine Type Prerequisites

Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Devin Leaman
When building executables in PrimalScript or PowerShell Studio there are various engine types to choose from, each of them with a prerequisite that must be installed on the machine that will be running your program. For example, if you build an executable in PowerShell Studio and select the SAPIEN PowerShell V2 Host (Command Line) Win32 engine then the .NET Framework 2.0 is required on the target machine. Here is a table that shows the prerequisites for each engine type: Engine Prerequisite SAPIEN PowerShell V2 Host (Command Line) Win32 .NET Framework 2.0 SAPIEN PowerShell V2 Host (Command Line) x64 .NET Framework 2.0 SAPIEN PowerShell V2…   More »

PrimalScript 2015 build 7.1.70 adds PowerShell parameter editing and code formatting

Monday, October 19th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
With service build 7.1.70 we add some additional PowerShell functionality to PrimalScript 2015. We added a user interface to edit or add parameters for your script and we slightly modified the ribbon “Edit” group to make these new items more accessible. Aside from editing the parameters of your script we also make the PowerShell function builder / editor more accessible and added the script formatter from PowerShell Studio. However, as opposed to PowerShell Studio the script formatting in PrimalScript is purely on demand. So unless you select this function the formatting of your script will not change. A new options…   More »

PrimalScript adds Custom PrimalSense (Part 3: Cached and dynamic data lists)

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
With the latest service build (7.1.67) of PrimalScript 2015 we introduced a new feature; custom PrimalSense. In the first part of this series we showed you how to create a simple list and what options you have for providing data for these lists. In the second part we showed you how to make these lists multi-select and how to add images to your items. If you missed the previous posts, click here for part 1 and here for part 2. Some if the information you want to display in a PrimalSense list is not static. It can change dynamically from…   More »

PrimalScript adds Custom PrimalSense (Part 2: Images and multiple selection)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
With the latest service build (7.1.67) of PrimalScript 2015 we introduced a new feature; custom PrimalSense. In the first part of this series we showed you how to create a simple list and what options you have for providing data for these lists. If you missed the post, click here. If your list has just a single type of items an image is not really necessary, but if you have different types, it would be nice to give these items a visual distinction. Let’s take a look at the ‘machines’ example that gets installed with PrimalScript. We have different icons…   More »

PrimalScript adds Custom PrimalSense (Part 1: Basic lists and static data)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
With the latest service build (7.1.67) of PrimalScript 2015 we introduced a new feature; custom PrimalSense. While many items in a script can be determined dynamically based on context and offered as a selection in a list, there are equally as many items that are tied to your specific environment or your business logic. There is simply no way we can foresee these items and offer them as you need them. What we can do however, is to enable you to customize PrimalSense and create your own lists, based on your needs and your environment. Invoking these custom lists is…   More »

Five Week Special: Get VersionRecall 2015 for $49.00!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 by Lanae Dale
Now through July 24th, get VersionRecall for $49.00, almost 75% off of the regular price, when you buy PrimalScript 2015 or PowerShell Studio 2015.  Don’t miss out on this huge savings opportunity.  You get the license and a subscription for a full year of service builds and major product releases for every product purchased.  This offer is only valid for new product licenses.   VersionRecall is a simple and secure source-control system that automatically saves and maintains multiple versions of your files.  There's no need to risk losing your work when source control is this easy.  Unlike many proprietary source control systems, VersionRecall saves the entire…   More »

Supporting Multiple PowerShell Versions

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by David Corrales
As you may know both PowerShell Studio and PrimalScript support multiple versions of Windows PowerShell and allow you to switch between versions depending on what versions of PowerShell are installed. Supported Windows PowerShell Versions: V2, V3, V4 Note: V5 will be officially supported after its release. We do not offer support for preview versions. Side by Side Installations: Windows PowerShell V2 is the only version that can be installed side by side with the newer versions of Windows PowerShell. After Windows PowerShell V3 each new version replaces the previous iterations. Note on Packaging Platforms: When working with our Script Packager,…   More »

New SAPIEN Update tool integrated into all 2015 products

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Alex Riedel
With the release of the latest versions of the 2015 SAPIEN products we also integrated a new update tool. This new version will check for updates on all licensed and unexpired trial version of our products. It can download and install the updated versions without you going to your accounts page. If you need to roll out updates to multiple machines, you can use the “Download only” button to get the checked updates downloaded to your Windows downloads folder. You can then manually install the updates as needed. The new update tool also shows a brief synopsis of what…   More »

What’s new in PrimalScript 2015?

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
Our 2015 versions have been out for a while and most of you already know about some of the new features. But we want to make sure you don’t miss anything, so here is a brief recap. PrimalScript 2015 now has a PowerShell dialog editor If you create graphical user interfaces (GUI) in PowerShell all the time, you probably already have SAPIEN PowerShell Studio. But if you just want to create a dialog here or there to prompt for some user input or display a particular piece of data as output, you do not need to create full-fledged event driven…   More »

PrimalScript 2014 Service build 7.0.49

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Alex Riedel
We do not always blog about service builds. But when we do, it is important. Code responsibly. PrimalScript 2014 has some new features in the MSI builder you want to check out. First of all you can now control the specific minimum version of PowerShell required. If an older version is present, a message box will inform the user and the install is aborted. You see PowerShell V5 there in preparation for its release, but please note that V5 is not released and not supported. You should not ever use pre-release software in a production environment. The second new feature…   More »