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PowerShell Studio 2015: Service Release v4.2.92

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 by David Corrales
We released a new service release for PowerShell Studio 2015 (v4.2.92). Here’s what’s new: Memory Improvements In this build we improved PowerShell Studio’s file memory usage. Larger files should now load faster and use up less memory than in previous builds of the product.   Rename Controls: We added a “Rename” command to the GUI designer’s context menu: When clicked, the command will take you directly to the name property in the Properties Panel: Then you simply begin typing in the new name for the control, without any unnecessary mouse clicks.   Refresh Help: We added a “Refresh Help” command…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015: Service Release v4.2.90

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by David Corrales
We released a new service release for PowerShell Studio 2015 (v4.2.90). Here’s what’s new:   Updated Editor Themes We updated the editor’s themes including the default, so be sure to apply the new PowerShell Studio theme after updating. These themes take into account the new additions to the syntax coloring (see below).   For those who don’t like change, we included a PowerShell Studio (Classic) Theme, so that you can revert to the classic look of PowerShell Studio. Improved Syntax Color We improved the syntax coloring in PowerShell Studio to give you more control over the coloring of your scripts.…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015: Service Release with PowerShell V5 Support

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 by David Corrales
We are happy to announce the release of the latest service build of PowerShell Studio 2015 (v4.2.89). You will find that this service build is pack with new features and enhancements. We listened to your feedback and strived to improve your user experience and productivity. We also made improvements to PowerShell Studio’s memory usage and performance. Note: This build of PowerShell Studio 2015 requires the .NET 4.5 runtime. PowerShell V5 Support! The major addition in this service build is official support for Windows PowerShell V5. Classes and Enumerators PowerShell V5 adds support for classes and enumerators and PowerShell Studio will…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015: Enhancements for Debugging

Monday, July 13th, 2015 by David Corrales
In the last service release v4.2.86 we introduced some new enhancements to help improve your debugging experience.   New Variables Panel Context Menu We added a new context menu to the Variables Panel that allows you to: Add To Watch – Adds the selected variable to the Watch Panel. Query in Debug Console – Runs the variable in the Debug Console, so that you can inspect the variable. If you select a property, then the variable’s property will be queried in the Debug Console. Copy – Copies the cell contents to the clipboard. New Watch Panel Context Menu We also…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015 – Updated Control Sets

Monday, May 18th, 2015 by David Corrales
In the v4.2.85 service release of PowerShell Studio 2015, we updated a few of the predefined control sets.   Updated Control Sets: Button – Run Process now includes the Process Tracker framework, so you no longer have to include the Form – Process Tracker control set. Button – Start Job now includes the Job Tracker framework, so you no longer have to include the Form – Job Tracker control set. All the Form control sets have been modified so that they will not produce redundant event blocks when inserted multiple times.   New Append Option The Form controls sets assign…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015 – Editing Script Parameters

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by David Corrales
If you have used PowerShell Studio’s Function Builder chances are probably you wished it could edit your script parameters. Now it can. With the v4.2.85 service release of PowerShell Studio 2015 we introduced the new Parameter Builder. Parameter Builder: Those familiar with the Function Builder will recognize the similarities between the two tools, with the exception of the Name portion of the builder. Otherwise the Parameter Builder and the Function Builder share the same functionality. You can use the Parameter Builder to insert a new parameter block or edit existing script parameters. You can access the Parameter Builder using the…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015 – New Collection Project deployment options

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by David Corrales
With release of the v4.2.83 build of PowerShell Studio 2015, we introduced new features that we are covering in detail over a series of articles. PowerShell Studio 2014 introduced the new Collection Project: https://www.sapien.com/blog/2014/07/29/powershell-studio-2014-collection-project/ The Collection Project simply groups various files without creating a single script as in a normal project and each script file runs individually. With this release, new options were added to the Collection Project in order to accommodate your deployment needs by controlling the behavior of the Packager, MSI, and Deployment as a whole or as individual files. OK Two new project properties were added: Deploy…   More »

PrimalSQL 2015: What’s New?

Monday, May 4th, 2015 by David Corrales
The release of PrimalSQL 2015 (v4.1.41) introduces some changes and new database providers.   Updated Database Browser The Database Browser was overhauled so that it will load the database piecemeal instead all at once. As a result, the schema will always be displayed in the database browser tree. When you expand a schema node for the first time, it will build the metadata for the specific schema only, thus reducing the demand on the server.     New Database Providers Support for following database providers was added: PostgreSQL Sybase Oracle Native Provider   When creating a new connection, visual cues…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015 – New FolderBrowserModernDialog Control

Friday, May 1st, 2015 by David Corrales
With release of the v4.2.83 build of PowerShell Studio 2015, we introduced new features that we are covering in detail over a series of articles. This next new feature was also added in response to user feedback. This particular user wanted to use the modern version of the folder browser dialog that is available in the later versions of Windows. Unfortunately, the user had to manually add code to the form to accomplish this. Therefore we added a new control to our toolbox: FolderBrowserModernDialog This control will display the modern version of the FolderBrowserDialog on Windows 7 or greater: If…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2015 – New Navigation Bar

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 by David Corrales
With release of the v4.2.83 build of PowerShell Studio 2015, we introduced new features that we are covering in detail over a series of articles. The second major feature included in this release is: The Navigation bar The new navigation bar, located above the editor, allows you to jump between functions, workflows, events and more. The function combo box on the left shows you the context of the caret position: Use the function combo box to jump to specific a function, event, workflow or configuration: The navigation combo box on the right allows you to jump to specific positions that…   More »