Posts Tagged ‘SAPIENPress’


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 »

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 »

PrimalScript Universal Blowout Sale!

Monday, February 7th, 2011 by Ferdinand Rios
For the month of February, is offering #PrimalScript 2009 Universal for the unheard of price of only $500. PrimalScript Universal includes EVERY SAPIEN software product, EVERY one of our e-books and EVERY one of our training videos plus additional materials. This is a $1500+ value if purchased individually. And YES, this includes a free upgrade to the 2011 versions of the software when available. Take advantage of this offer TODAY as it is good only as long as supplies last. Click here to order NOW.…   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 »

Back from Tech-Ed: Can I read your e-books on my iPad or iPhone?

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Press e-books are currently formatted as PDF files. Therefore, any PDF reader should be able to display our files so that you can read them. Of course, depending on your device, "your milage may vary." Let's take a look at how the Apple iPad handles our e-books. The Apple iPad has a 9.7" (diagonal) display with a resolution of 1024x768. There are several applications that can display PDF files available on the iPad including DropBox, an awesome tool for accessing files across various devices including your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod and iPad. Recently, Apple updated its iBooks e-book reader…   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 »

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 »

Windows PowerShell v2: TFM on its way!

Monday, August 24th, 2009 by Ferdinand Rios
SAPIEN Press has once again joined forces with Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks to bring you the latest and greatest information on Windows PowerShell, version 2. Windows PowerShell: TFM, in its third edition, will be released shortly after the release of Windows 7 and Windows PowerShell v.2. The text and the sample code will be updated to reflect all the updates to the PowerShell language. Until the final text of the book is sent to print, you can purchase an "initial public offering" of the ebook at Its great to have Don and Jeff on board this project once…   More »