Posts Tagged ‘updates’


SAPIEN Update Tool now manages your download history.

Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
SAPIEN releases frequent updates for all of its products as part of your subscription membership. To make this process easier we recently published our new update tool, which allows you to download and install new builds for your licensed software with little effort. The new update tools also keeps a history of your downloaded and installed updates. By clicking on the “View update history” link you can now access this history. This serves two different purposes. For one you can check the installers you no longer want and delete them. If you want to just clean up or not waste…   More »

SAPIEN Update service bulletin

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Alex Riedel
Recently we introduced a new SAPIEN software update tool, which makes it easier to directly download and install SAPIEN software updates. The tool also updates itself when there is a newer version of the update tool. Unfortunately on some machines that may have caused that process to get stuck, because the file may now be owned be an elevated admin and can no longer be overwritten without elevation. So if you have not seen any new updates to our software recently, you may have to launch the update tool manually with elevation. You only have to do this once, do…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2014: Refactoring and Other Updates

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by David Corrales
In the last PowerShell Studio article, we spoke about the updates to the Function Builder in the v4.1.72 service build. Now we will discuss the other updates in the v4.1.72 build.   Improved Rename Refactoring - We greatly improved the Refactoring speed when renaming variables and parameters. - Refactoring now takes splatting into account when renaming function parameters and variables. - Refactoring now takes Set-Variable and Clear-Variable cmdlets into account. Improved Reference Highlighting To match the rename refactoring, our Reference Highlighting also takes into account the different ways variables and parameters are references: You can trigger Reference Highlighting by double…   More »

Checking for updates, what does it do?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 by Alex Riedel
When we receive support calls, emails or forum posts, one question we always ask is what specific version and service build a user has installed. This is very important since it keeps us from running after problems that have already been solved a while ago. As it turns out, a large percentage of our users are up-to-date with the latest service build. The rest of them, about 40%, are hopelessly behind and still run the build they initially downloaded. When we ask why they don't run the automatic update check, the answer is inevitably something akin to: "I don't like…   More »