SearchVB.com brings you 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 10 featured products include a hosted bug-tracking service, an open-source tool for building Ajax UIs and a set of APIs from AOL.
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Category: Application Testing and Security
BugSentry is a hosted issue-tracking service that will automatically instrument an application's code and create bug reports.
DevPartner Fault Simulator models application errors in a simulated environment. V2 adds integration with Team Foundation Server and exception handler advice.
SPI Dynamics takes application vulnerability detection a step further with DevInspect 3.0. The new version now includes full support for Web applications that use ASP.NET AJAX and for Visual Studio Team System.
Tibco's General Interface 3.2 lets developers create and deploy an Ajax-based UI for Web applications. It includes a component library and offers a client-side XML data cache.
The UI Components Collection is a set of more than 30 extended controls and components for .NET 1.1 and 2.0.
Category: Database Tools
Version 8.1 of this data management system adds support for vertical filters on replicated tables and for encapsulated user-defined functions.
Category: Developer Life Cycle Tools
Wily Technology's Introscope, an industry standard for J2EE performance management, is now available for .NET.
Integration software firm Xcalia has announced its plans to extend its J2EE-based data access and intermediation capabilities to the .NET Framework.
Category: Development Tools and Platforms
AOL is opening up several APIs so developers can integrate the company's messaging, mapping and social networking technologies into their own applications.
Accusoft's ImageGear MD for .NET is an SDK for creating medical imaging applications that take advantage of the .NET Framework's class libraries.