SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

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Generated 2 days ago

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  • PowerShell Studio 2017: Service Release v5.4.139

    Today we released a new build of PowerShell Studio 2017 (v5.4.139). In this build we added a number of new features, such as multi-language syntax coloring.   New Features Multi-Language Syntax Coloring Support Yes, you read that correctly, we added support for syntax coloring to a total of 19 languages / file types.   Does […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

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  • TECHSTRAVAGANZA 2017 FREE PASS GIVEAWAY

    Attention all IT Pros! We have been given the opportunity to sponsor the upcoming Techstravaganza 2017 event, and we want to see you all there! We are giving away 30 free passes to Techstravaganza on April 28, 2017, at Microsoft’s NYC Office in Times Square. Yes, you read that correctly…FREE! Does this sound like something […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • PowerShell Studio 2017: Service Release v5.4.137

    Today we released a new build of PowerShell Studio 2017 (v5.4.137). In this build we added a number of new features, including some user requests, and made some improvements on existing features.   New Features Git Ignore Filter for Projects For those of you who use Git, we added a new option to project creation […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Friday Puzzle Solution: Write a Map Function for PowerShell

    On Friday, February 24, 2017, I posted the following puzzle on Twitter and Facebook (and here!). We provide a Pester test script and a script with detailed help but no code, and you add the code to the script to make the tests pass. Special thanks to Andy Cahn at Chrysalis School in Seattle for […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Enabling deep script block logging

    As of the KB3000850 update and PowerShell 5.0, PowerShell has included script block logging so that admins would have more tools for the blue team side of pen testing. If you’re unfamiliar or have never heard of it before, I recommend giving this blog post a read. Not only does the post describe what script […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
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Generated 1 month ago

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  • PowerShell HelpWriter 2017: Service Release v2.1.34

    Today we released a new build of PowerShell HelpWriter 2017 (v2.1.34).   In this article, we will discuss the new features introduced in this build. Note: If you previously tried to generate help for a module and got an “Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.” error, please update to […]

  • PowerShell Studio 2017: Service Release v5.4.136

    Today we released a new build of PowerShell Studio 2017 (v5.4.136).   In this build, we went down the list and implemented several user-requested features.   General Features: Forwards and Backwards Navigation We had several user requests for this feature. The new navigation feature allows you to jump back to previously visited documents or previous […]

  • Friday Puzzle Solution: Why doesn’t Verbose work?

    On Friday, February 17, 2017, I posted the following puzzle on Twitter and Facebook (and here!). It shows a PowerShell function with a Write-Verbose command and asks “Why won’t this verbose string print?” You might think of this as a beginner puzzle, but after years of using PowerShell, I still hit this issue occasionally, and […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Friday Puzzle Solution: What does Return keyword return?

    On Friday, February 3, we posted a Friday Puzzle that shows a PowerShell function and a PowerShell class method that contain the same command sequence, including a statement with the Return keyword. The puzzle asks: What does the function return? What does the class method return? And, of course, we want to understand why. To […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • SAPIEN Information Center – Articles you may have missed

    Have you been keeping an eye on the SAPIEN Information Center? If not, here are some articles you may have missed! Rebuild in PowerShell HelpWriter: Two ways to update help from code by June Blender, January 31, 2017 The Rebuild feature creates a new XML help file for an existing help project. You use the […]

  • PowerShell HelpWriter 2017: Service Release v2.1.33 Plus Markdown

    Today we released a new build of PowerShell HelpWriter 2017 (v2.1.33). In this article, we will discuss the new features introduced in this build.   Exporting Help We added the ability to export the help files into two useful file formats: Markdown HTML To export your help files, use the Ribbon menu: Ribbon->Home->Export We introduced […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Friday Puzzle: Why doesn’t Include include?

    On Friday, January 20, 2017, I posted the following puzzle on Twitter and Facebook (and here!). It shows a Get-ChildItem command where the value of the Path parameter is $PSHome, the Windows PowerShell installation directory, and the value of the Include parameter is ‘*ps1xml.’ The command returns nothing — not a single file — even […]

  • PowerShell HelpWriter 2017: What’s New? (Part 2)

    We’ve written a series of blog posts to introduce you to the newest features of the product and in this release, we made major changes to PowerShell HelpWriter. In Part 1, we looked at the new UI changes to the designer and the editor. In Part 2, we are looking at the new project feature […]

  • From regular user to elevated administrator…

    This is a question that comes up fairly often in our support forums, so I thought I would post a quick overview. The scenario is that an admin wants to package his script as an executable to allow regular users to accomplish some type of task, which requires full administrative privileges.   Since Windows Vista, […]

  • PowerShell Studio 2017: What’s New?

    PowerShell Studio 2017 is released! PowerShell Studio 2017 is included as part of the regular update cycle for our subscribers.   What’s New? In this article, we will introduce you to the new additions and changes in this release. As you know we don’t hold back major features just for major releases, for example we […]

  • PowerShell HelpWriter 2017: What’s New? (Part 1)

    PowerShell HelpWriter 2017 is released! PowerShell HelpWriter 2017 is included as part of the regular update cycle for our subscribers. We’ve written a series of blog posts to introduce you to the newest features of the product and in this release, we made major changes to PowerShell HelpWriter. What do we mean by major changes? […]

  • Friday Puzzle: What does a Catch block catch?

    On Friday, January 6, 2017, I posted the following puzzle on Twitter and Facebook (here, too!). It shows a Try block that encloses an expression with an intentional error and a Catch block that writes an error. But, when you run it, the error doesn’t appear as designed. The error is supposed to say ‘Cannot […]

  • One Last Chance to Save Before the New Year!

    Happy holidays!  As we reflect on 2016, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone for their support throughout the year.  So, from SAPIEN to you, THANK YOU!  We are so excited to see what 2017 brings, and look forward to another successful year.  We would like to wish you all a very […]

  • Friday Puzzle: Phantom Help

    On Friday, December 16, 2016, I posted the following puzzle on Twitter. It shows a function that has no comment-based help or XML help, but when you run Get-Help on the function, Get-Help displays both a description and notes for the function. What is the source of help for this function? I call this unintentional […]

  • SAPIEN MVP 2017 Award Winners

    One of the highlights of the end of each year is the opportunity to bestow the SAPIEN MVP Award for the coming year. This year, we had a record number of applications and we’re delighted to welcome two new MVPs and several continuing MVPs. The SAPIEN MVP Award 2017 is awarded to a group of […]

  • Holiday Savings Event!

    Starting today, our Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday sale is back for five days of savings, offering 20% off your entire software purchase!  This includes all new license purchases, along with all eligible renewals and reinstatements.  But make sure you get everything added to the cart before you complete your checkout, as this sale is limited […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Are you headed to Microsoft Ignite 2016?

    SO ARE WE!  Come visit us at Booth #564 starting Monday, September 26th, 2016.  We will have an assortment of giveaway items and even a chance to win a free license!  So come get your SAPIEN SWAG and say hello.  Ferdinand Rios, CEO, David Corrales, Senior Software Engineer, and Lanae Dale, Sales Specialist, will be manning […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • My SAPIEN License is expiring. No, it’s not!

    Recently, a PowerShell friend lamented that his PowerShell Studio license was expiring and he was going to miss using his Studio while he convinced his management to renew. He was wrong. SAPIEN licenses never expire. Never ever ever ever. Legally, they’re perpetual. When you buy SAPIEN software, it’s yours. End of story. SAPIEN software is […]

  • New Keyboard Shortcuts in PowerShell Studio 2016

    The newest version of PowerShell Studio, 5.2.128, includes some nice updates, additions, and fixes, but I wanted to call your attention to the change in our keyboard shortcuts. We’ve updated them to simplify the most frequently used shortcuts and to make our shortcuts consistent with other Windows tools. Special thanks to our Wish List contributors […]

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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