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June Blender Joins SAPIEN

October 1st, 2014 by SAPIEN Technologies
For Immediate Release October 1, 2014 Contact: Ferdinand G. Rios, CEO, frios@sapien.com June Blender joins SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. [caption id="attachment_7723" align="alignleft" width="150"] June Blender: SAPIEN's New Technology Evangelist[/caption] Napa, California— October 1, 2014 — SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that June Blender is joining their staff as a Technology Evangelist effective today. June will be supporting the SAPIEN customer community with writing, blogging, training, outreach, forum participation, and technical support for Windows PowerShell and other development platforms, as well as SAPIEN products. "We see June as the technical liaison between the community and the SAPIEN development team," said…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2014: Editing Functions

September 30th, 2014 by David Corrales
We improved the Function Builder yet again! Man, when are you guys going to stop this? Never. With the 4.1.71 build of PowerShell Studio 2014, you now have the option to edit existing functions within the Function Builder! Ok cool, how do I edit my existing functions? Simple, you can edit existing functions using the following methods: 1. Using the new Functions menu in the updated ribbon: 2. Use the editor’s context menu: 3. Press (Ctrl + Shift + Alt+ E) using the keyboard. 4. Use the Functions explorer: We added a toolbar to the Function Builder so you can…   More »

Friday 10/3 – SAPIEN store down for maintenance

September 29th, 2014 by SAPIEN Technologies
The SAPIEN store (store.sapien.com) will be down for maintenance on Friday, October 3 from 12 pm to 5 pm PDT. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.…   More »

PowerShell Studio 2014: UI Changes

September 29th, 2014 by David Corrales
In the latest build of PowerShell Studio 2014 (v4.1.71) we made some UI changes to the Ribbon. Particularly the Home tab of the Ribbon: The most notable change is to the Run group. We changed the run and debug icons and rearranged the menu buttons: We separated out the remoting commands into their own menu:   And we added two new options to the Run menu: You can now access the run selection commands directly from the ribbon.   We also updated the Edit group of the Home tab and added a functions menu: The new menu contains the following…   More »

PowerRegEx 2014

September 23rd, 2014 by David Corrales
Those of you who previously tried the community preview of PowerRegEx 2014 will notice that we made some significant changes to the tool. Here are some of the new features of PowerRegEx 2014 Ribbon Interface The first major change is the new ribbon interface: The ribbon interface makes it easier to access the application functions and features.   The Clipboard section contains the usual copy and paste buttons, but in addition it includes the option to copy your regular expression formatted for PowerShell and other languages: The Navigation section allows you to quickly go to a specific line in the…   More »

SAPIEN Northern European tour begins

September 19th, 2014 by SAPIEN Technologies
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 »

ScriptMerge 2014 updated

September 18th, 2014 by Alex Riedel
ScriptMerge 2014 has been updated with the recent service releases of PrimalScript 2014, PowerShell Studio 2014 and VersionRecall 2014. Comparing the same files over and over again? You can use the new file groups function to open these compares quickly. Simply create a text file with your file pairs listed line by line: File1|File2 separated by the pipe symbol (|). Example: C:\Users\Alex\Documents\SAPIEN\Scripts\Hello World.ps1|C:\Users\Alex\Documents\Scripts\Hello World.ps1 Save the file as <yourname>.smgrp  (smgrp stands for ScriptMerge Group). All you have to do now is to double click on that file and ScriptMerge will open the contained pairs. You can also use the backstage…   More »

PrimalPad 2014: User tools are back

September 17th, 2014 by Alex Riedel
With the 2012 release of the ever popular PrimalPad, our portable PowerShell and VBScript editor, we switched to the now almost ubiquitous ribbon user interface. One thing that disappeared because of that was the custom user tools menu. Mostly because, well, there was no menu to edit anymore. The “User-defined Tools” ribbon group is pre-filled with the Windows Registry Editor, the Control Panel and the Computer Management plug-in, just to not have an empty group stare back at you. Click on the launch button in the group to edit the tools to your desire. Launch button Tool edit dialog As…   More »

NOW AVAILABLE: SAPIEN Productivity Pack!

September 8th, 2014 by Lanae Dale
The SAPIEN Productivity Pack has arrived! This new collection of software utilities is an ever growing assemblage of useful tools for system administrators, developers and DevOps. Whether you are working with PowerShell, VBScript, Jscript, C++, C#, SQL or HTML, and no matter if you are on a 32-bit or 64-bit platform, our Productivity Pack tools work for you. ATTENTION CURRENT CUSTOMERS! We have some great news. If you have an active subscription, this tool will come completely FREE to you! All you need to do is install the software, and proceed to your SAPIEN account page where you can…   More »

Happy Labor Day!

August 29th, 2014 by Lanae Dale
                Labor Day is just around the corner, and who doesn’t love a good holiday sale?  This is our way of saying thank you to all the workers out there who contribute to our country, and hey - it’s our farewell bid to summer as well (even though we all know this heat has no plans of leaving us anytime soon).  So from now until 9/5/2014, we are offering 25% off of your total purchase. Yes, you read it right - 25% off your TOTAL purchase, not just one item! So fill…   More »