Posts Tagged ‘what’s new what’s changed’


PowerShell Studio 2012: What’s New? (Part 5)

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 by David Corrales
Last time we looked at the new script editor features. Now we will take a look at the new Function Explorer as well as other additions. Function Explorer The new Function Explorer displays a list of all the functions and events within the current script file: If you are working within a Project, the available functions declared in other files will also be displayed. Navigating with the Function Explorer: Just by a simple double click on the function or event, it will take you directly to the declaration of the function. This becomes invaluable when dealing with scripts with a…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2012: What’s New? (Part 4)

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 by David Corrales
Last time we looked at the new Control Sets. Now we will take a look at the new Script Editor features: Improved Syntax Coloring PowerShell Studio 2012 now colors cmdlet and functions parameters: Convert Cmdlet & Aliases Using the Context Menu or the Keyboard Shortcut you can convert your Cmdlets and Aliases. You can also convert from parameter aliases as well.   Improved PrimalSense PowerShell Studio’s PrimalSense has also been greatly improved to increase your scripting productivity. Improved Parameter PrimalSense Support:   Improvements include PrimalSense completion for Enumerators and Special Types: Enumerator Code Completion:   PrimalSense for Special Types: PowerShell…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2012: What’s New? (Part 3)

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 by David Corrales
Last time we looked at the new Styles. Now we will take a look at the next major designer feature: Control Sets Control Sets are essentially custom controls that you can drag and drop from the Toolbox Panel into the designer like any other ordinary form control. They are made up of either single or multiple controls with predefined properties, events and functions. You can access the control sets in the Toolbox Panel under the “Control Sets” tab: PowerShell Studio 2012 comes with a number of predefined Control Sets that you can immediately use in your forms. Sample Control Sets:…   More »

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 »

PowerShell Studio 2012: What’s New? (Part 1)

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 by David Corrales
What is PowerShell Studio 2012 you ask? PowerShell Studio is the next step in PrimalForms’ evolution. The new name better represents what PrimalForms has become as opposed to what it once was. Since version 2009, PrimalForms was no longer limited to simple Forms generation. It allowed you to write your event handler scripts without leaving the application. PrimalForms 2009 also introduced to ability edit PowerShell scripts for the first time. In version 2011, PrimalForms became a fully featured editor with a built-in debugger. The name no longer fit the product and was a limiting factor as to what the software…   More »

Almost Ready: Windows Server 2008, What’s New | What’s Changed

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 by Don Jones
 This new book, covering ONLY the differences between Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, is in the final stages of production and should be ready for ordering within 2-3 weeks. We have a sample chapter posted at if you'd like to see how this book is the fastest way to come up to speed on Windows Server 2008! Watch this blog for availability announcements and launch specials!…   More »