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DevWizard 2001 2.0 beta 2 released

Q&D Software has released DevWizard 2001 2.0 beta 2, a VB6 Add-in that creates a 3-tier application in seconds.

You provide the valid data source; the DevWizard 2001 does the rest. Key features include generation of XML-enabled COM/COM+ objects, ANSI stored procedures, ASP pages with JavaScript client code, and optional XML-enabled stored procedures.

Click here and you're off to see the DevWizard.

WEBLicator released

OctoGroup has released a Web/ASP application compiler.

The product, called WEBlicator, produces executable files by compiling all HTML, image, and ASP files and linking them with the ASP-compatible Web server.

Click here to learn more.

The ActiveX component suite you've dreamed about?

Infragistics has a sweet suite for you: The 45 key component UltraSuite.

The product has the fullest array of ActiveX Controls available for Windows applications developed in Microsoft Visual Studio.

UltraSuite contains UltraGrid, the premier grid for OLE DB databases, which now includes input mask controls, UltraToolBars, and ActiveThreed Plus.

Check out for more info.

Event Logger 1.8 released

Key Technology has released Event Logger 1.8 for your logging pleasure.

This updated Windows NT event log ActiveX control adds support for enhanced event log change notification including details of the new log record.

Go to Key's Web site and look for the free, 30 day evaluation download.

Proc-Blaster templates driven by script

Attention Proc-Blaster fans: Say goodbye to Tscript in Version 2.9.

Tscript will be replaced with two real scripting languages, Microsoft VBScript and JScript.

Go to for more information about the new Proc-Blaster.

StringCompress 3.0.0 released

What do you get with version 3.0.0? Try BWDC optimization, enhanced speed execution, CPU detection code, support for Unicode characters, more error handling and warning events, and minor bug fixes.

Active Query 1.3 released

Active Query is an ActiveX control that provides an end-user visual interface for building SQL SELECT statements.

It also allows your users to build their own queries and does not require them to understand your database design or table relationships.

Go to to find out more.

VBMaximizer 1.03 released

This is a freshened-up VB6 Add-in that gives you the capability to selectively hide the toolbars and append the main VBMaximizer menu to the standard Add-ins menu.

It also squashes a bug that comes alive when you paste a TextBox control and specify a caption for it. has more information for you.

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