SearchWinDevelopment.com.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 .NET developers and architects. This month's 11 featured products include a component for SQL Server database synchronization, a set of ASP.NET data entry controls and a business rule deployment engine that supports .NET 3.0.
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Category: Application Testing and Security
DTM soft has released a set of tools that automatically generates test data for database testing purposes.
UptoLog gathers all error logs in a central database and makes it easy to locate and correct errors.
Category: Components and Controls
Version 9.0 of this component set from LogicNP Software adds support for VS 2008 and 64-bit computing. Components for creating wizards and Vista-style message boxes have been added as well.
Category: Database Programming Tools
The open-source object-relational mapping tool uses generated code for all its operations. The latest release cuts down on the amount of code that comes out.
Database Restyle can create and synchronize database structures for .NET Framework 2.0 applications. Among the database schema it supports is LINQ to SQL.
Category: Developer Life Cycle Tools
FabricServer, the enterprise application virtualization tool from DataSynapse, has added support for .NET 3.0, SharePoint 2007 and IIS.
Category: Tools and Platforms
Software configuration management tool maker AccuRev used newly available Microsoft APIs to create its AccuBridge for Visual Studio 2005 plug-in. A user at a major airline credits the product for a highly graphical view into a software project's assets.
By tying into Microsoft Office 2007 and the .NET Framework 3.0, ILOG Rules for .NET aims to ease the process of crafting and deploying business rules.
After gaining footing in the Java world, the Spring.NET framework is making its way to the .NET platform. Working now with ASP.NET, Spring.NET supports Dependency Injection for pages, controls, modules and providers, while easing the creation of bi-directional data bindings.
The open-source application and database integration platform has expanded its support for handling data and for HTTP, which leaves it better able to accommodate CRM and SharePoint applications, respectively.
Category: Web Application Development
Peter's Data Entry Suite, a product by developer Peter Blum, provides a set of more than 70 ASP.NET controls that focus on various aspects of data entry.