Archive for the ‘Events’ Category


PowerShellGet-GUI Part 2

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Ferdinand Rios
Continuing on from where we left off in our last blog post entitled "PowerShellGet-GUI part 1", let us examine some of the other features of the PowerShell Get GUI application. With our list successfully loaded with PowerShell Gallery modules, the user can take several actions: Select a module to inspect it's properties Select a non-installed module to install it Select an installed module to uninstall it Case 1 [caption id="attachment_10223" align="aligncenter" width="1273"] Figure 1[/caption] When the user clicks on an item in the list, the listview_ItemSelectionChanged event fires and is handled by our $lvModules_ItemSelectionChanged event handler seen in Figure 1…   More »

PowerShellGet-GUI Part 1

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by Ferdinand Rios
Back in mid-September, I presented a talk on "Building PowerShell GUI Tool Solutions" at the PowerShell Conference Asia in Singapore. The talk centered around GUI application design and development using PowerShell as the core language. During that talk , I developed an application that used PowerShell's PSGet module to communicate with the PowerShell Gallery. Finishing work was done by Devin Leaman of SAPIEN Technologies. The recorded talk should be available at some point on the PowerShell Conference Asia Website. The application creates an interface that displays gallery module information and allows the user to easily add and remove modules from their…   More »

Happy Halloween from SAPIEN!

Friday, October 30th, 2015 by Ferdinand Rios
Some of the SAPIEN gang...   More »

PowerShell Conference Asia 2015

Friday, September 25th, 2015 by Ferdinand Rios
PowerShell Conference Asia (#PSConfAsia) held its inaugural sessions on September 18th and 19th, 2015 at Microsoft headquarters in Singapore. SAPIEN was the platinum sponsor of this event. A great set of sessions was kicked off with a State of the Union talk by Jefferey Snover (Technical Fellow at Microsoft and creator of PowerShell). Ferdinand Rios (CEO of SAPIEN) followed up with a talk on Building PowerShell GUI Solutions, where he demonstrated how to build a GUI PowerShellGet application using PowerShell Studio. The rest of the sessions had a concentration on DSC, Sharepoint and DevOps. In particular, there was a lot of…   More »

MVP All Stars in Helsinki

Monday, September 14th, 2015 by June Blender
What's the future of Active Directory? What support can we expect for containers in Windows Server and client? Is PowerShell 5.0 complete? While most PowerShell scripters are focused on the upcoming PowerShell Summit Europe in Stockholm and PowerShell Asia Conference in Singapore, some of the finest minds were gathering in Helsinki for the MVP All-Stars PowerShell Mini-Summit in Helsinki on 11 September. Windows IT Pro MVP Sami Laiho organized another in a series of small, intense conferences in the beautiful capital of Finland. I was delighted to be squeezed in at the last minute on my way to Stockholm. These…   More »

Scholarships for Women to PowerShell Asia Conference

Monday, July 6th, 2015 by June Blender
Follow @juneb_get_help SAPIEN Technologies, Inc., a platinum sponsor of PowerShell Conference 2015 Asia, is proud to offer five full-conference scholarships to women in PowerShell. This 5% set-aside award is designed to encourage talented women to attend and participate in the conference. ------------------------------------- The upcoming PowerShell Conference Asia 2015 in Singapore on 18-19 September 2015 is generating a lot of excitement. And, it should! It's the first Windows PowerShell conference in Asia and it features talks by the preeminent experts, including Windows PowerShell inventor, Jeffrey Snover, PowerShell Lead Developer, Nana Lakshmanan, and a host of PowerShell MVPs.   Because it's small…   More »

Happy Memorial Day!

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by Lanae Dale
First and foremost, we would like to reflect on and remember the soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for our country. To the families who have lost loved ones so tragically to the highest form of patriotism, we are forever thankful for the sacrifice they have made to protect our freedom. We extend our deepest sympathies, and our thoughts are with you all.   Starting Friday May 22 at 12:01AM and going all the way through Monday May 25 at 11:59PM, save big with 25% off of your total software purchase using the discount code MEMDAY15! This offer is…   More »

The 2015s Have Arrived!

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 by Lanae Dale
We are excited to announce that the 2015 versions of all of our software applications have arrived and are now available free of charge to all active 2014 subscription holders.  Many of you will see that your submitted requests have been implemented in these new versions, so we hope that you enjoy all of the new features that are offered.  If you have an active 2014 subscription, please navigate to your SAPIEN Accounts/Registered Products page, and you will see the download links listed under your Registered Software Subscriptions. If you do not have an active 2014 subscription, head over…   More »

SAPIEN Northern European tour begins

Friday, September 19th, 2014 by Ferdinand Rios
For the next two weeks, Ferdinand Rios, CEO of SAPIEN Technologies, will be touring northern Europe and speaking about Building PowerShell GUI Tool Solutions at various PowerShell User Groups. He will also be in attendance at  the PowerShell Summit. Below is a schedule of his appearances: 1) Oslo Monday, Sept. 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm University of Oslo Gaustadalléen 23B Oslo 0316 NO 2) Stockholm Thursday, Sept. 25th, 2014 10:00 am LabCenter, Oxtorgsgränd 2 Stockholm, SE 3) Copenhagen Monday, Sept. 29th, 2014 4:30pm Microsoft Development Center Frydenlunds Alle 6 2950 Trørød, DK 4) Amsterdam Tuesday, Sept. 30th - Wednesday, Oct. 1st,…   More »

SAPIEN at Tech-Ed 2014, Houston, TX

Monday, May 12th, 2014 by Ferdinand Rios
  Its that time of year again... Tech-Ed Time! Of course, SAPIEN will be in attendance, will you? If you are attending Tech-Ed 2014, drop by our booth (#434) and say hello to Alex (our CTO), David (lead developer of PowerShell Studio) and June (Lead web technologies developer). They will be more that happy to give you the 411 on PowerShell Studio, PrimalScript and any of our other industry leading products. On top of that, each day of the conference our team will be giving away a free copy of one of our products. Pick up a t-shirt on Monday,…   More »