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 11 featured products include OLAP controls for .NET 2.0 apps, a drag-and-drop workflow tool, and a text-filtering engine.
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Category: Application Testing and Security
AVIcode's performance monitoring and failure tracking tool can now keep an eye on Windows Communication Foundation calls and other features of SOA.
ClassMaster 2.0, a unit testing tool from Certified Development, now supports the .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0. Test results can be viewed in a number of formats as well.
Category: Web Development
GridFX merges data-driven development with the Rich Internet Application capabilities of ASP.NET 2.0 and Ajax.
Category: Database Tools
Radar Software, makers of online analytical processing controls for various application platforms, has released a set of OLAP controls for ASP.NET 2.0 and WinForms apps.
SQL Populator 1.0, from Software Development Innovations, lets developers turn the content of SQL Server database tables into valid SQL script.
Altova, maker of XML, UML and Web services tools, has updated its product line with support for the Office 2007 Open XML document format and for the IBM DB2 9 pureXML database.
Category: Developer Life Cycle Tools
Among the products in the new suite from 9Rays.Net is a component for extracting text in the .NET development environment.
Version 3.0 of this tool features code analysis for C#, VB. NET and ASP.NET support, cross-language functionality between C# and VB.NET, and support for the XML and XAML data types.
With its new Compuware Optimal and Optimal Delivery Manager, Compuware makes business requirements the basis of software development and gives IT managers a clear view into the development and delivery of applications.
Category: Tools and Platforms
Network Automation's AutoMate BPA Server includes tools for the drag-and-drop development of workflow tasks and the larger workflows in which those tasks appear.
Category: Components and Controls
The company has released .NET Dashboard Suite 3.0, which is fully compatible with the .NET Framework 2.0. Within the suite is an updated instrumentation kit.