News Stay informed about the latest enterprise technology news and product updates.

Windows Developments: Product news, May 2007

This month's .NET development products include an XML content authoring app, a memory profiler, a set of Silverlight controls, and a mobile-to-back end connection that uses WCF. 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 12 featured products include an XML content authoring application, a memory profiler, a set of Silverlight controls, and a mobile-to-back end connection that uses WCF. In addition, from the "Better Late than Never" department, this month we introduce a new category -- Web development.

If you would like to see your product here, send me an e-mail and I'll include it in next month's roundup.

Category: Application Testing and Security

  • Watchfire's software testing tools integrate app security throughout the SDLC (
    The company aims to make it easier to integrate Web application security throughout the software development life cycle with its new application security testing tools -- AppScan 7.5 and AppScan QA.

    Category: Components and Controls

  • Codejock component suites support skins, Office 2007
    Codejock Software has updated two of its UI component development tools. Both mimic the tab, header and ribbon features of Office 2007 and support the development of skins.

  • Dundas Gauge adds Ajax support, 3D frames to dashboards
    The tool for adding dashboards and gauges to ASP.NET and WinForms apps has added Ajax support and a new set of 3D and glass-like gauges.

  • New functionality for developers with Nevron .NET Vision Q4 2006 (TheServerSide.NET)
    The Nevron .NET Vision suite enables developers to add charts and diagrams into their .NET applications to visualize different types of business, financial or scientific data.
    More .NET development product news
    April 2007
    March 2007
    February 2007

    Category: Database Tools

  • Report generator pulls data from ADO.NET, SQL, Oracle
    StimulReport.Net generates reports from a variety of database sources that can be used in ASP.NET and WinForms apps and can be exported in formats like HTML, XML and PDF.

    Category: Developer Life Cycle Tools

  • XML content authoring application unveiled
    MadCap Software has announced Flare 2.5, a native XML content authoring application that lets end users extend Office 2007's export options.

  • .NET Memory Profiler now monitors processes as they run
    SciTech Software's memory profiler will work inside Visual Studio and monitors application data such as call stacks, call methods and memory leaks.

    Category: Office and Client Development

  • Infragistics Windows Presentation Foundation tools released (TheServerSide.NET)
    NetAdvantage for WPF 2007 Volume 1 includes data grid support and betokens an easier visual, "Lazy Susan" style of carousel programming.

    Category: Web Development

  • Silverlight controls now available from Telerik
    The firm known for its WinForms and Ajax controls has released a preview version of controls compatible with Silverlight, Microsoft's new RIA development tool.

  • DotNetNuke 4.5 now supports ASP.NET AJAX
    The open-source framework for creating enterprise Web applications based on the .NET Framework now supports ASP.NET AJAX.

    Category: Wireless Development

  • RIM plug-in to let developers use VS for BlackBerry apps
    A forthcoming Visual Studio plug-in from Research in Motion will let developers create apps for the BlackBerry's Mobile Data System runtime.

  • Flowfinity Actions now using WCF for back-end connection
    Flowfinity Actions, a business process management application for BlackBerry smartphones, is now using the Windows Communication Foundation for back-end interop.
  • Dig Deeper on .NET mobile application development

    Start the conversation

    Send me notifications when other members comment.

    Please create a username to comment.