SearchVB.com introduces Windows Developments, a monthly sampling of recent products and product news in the ever-active Windows space. These products are aimed at Visual Basic, Visual Studio and .NET developers. This month's roundup includes application management software from Borland, Quest, Captaris and AVIcode, plus new testing tools and two community development Web sites.
Category: Tools and Platforms
The company's AppsNOW Partner Program offers enterprises and individual developers alike a place to share .NET applications and optimize them for mobile or distributed development.
The company's DevCenter includes technical articles, forums and tutorials for both ASP.NET applications and Ektron's CMS400.NET platform.
Category: Application Testing and Security
Automated updates, a Team Integration System, improved reporting capabilities and more vulnerability rules are among the new features in DevPartner SecurityChecker 2.5.
This tool from PreEmptive Solutions mixes up an application's code so outsiders cannot extract the code and reverse engineer the application.
Web-based project management provider Elementool has released a bug-tracking add-in for Visual Studio 2005.
Category: Developer Life Cycle Tool
AVIcode has updated its Microsoft Operations Management (MOM) monitoring pack and released a MOM-to-Team Foundation Server connector.
Quest Software has released two application management tools for .NET apps and Web services.
Previously available for Eclipse designers, developers and architects, Borland Together now supports Visual Studio 2005 Team System.
The company's Workflow 6.0 release is fully integrated with .NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005. It also introduces a workflow development system.