Well-integrated environment from SapphireSteel lets .NET developers create Flex applications for the Flash platform.
These products can help make your occasional forays into the world of databases much easier to take.
Keep everyone working together with this comprehensive collaboration tool.
Everyone needs a place to store unstructured information. There are choices
galore out there, from simple text files to Microsoft OneNote to OPML-based
outlines. SmartOutline 2005 aims to shake up the outlining market with a
flexible .NET plugin-based architecture.
Macromedia Captivate enables virtually anyone to record on-screen activity to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations in Flash. It allows users to edit content, add media applications, and provide visual screen instructions. It’s based on eHelp’s RoboDemo desktop recording software.
Microsoft used to just hand us compilers and tools, but somewhere along the way
they realized that things had gotten too complex for many developers to know how
best to use these tools. Enter the Enterprise Library, the latest set of useful
code blocks packaged up as prescriptive guidance by Microsoft's Patterns &
These days all developers need to be security experts - but it doesn't hurt to
have some help. That's where DevPartner Security Checker comes in, helping you
keep an eye on the security issues in an ASP.NET application from start to
finish. With an extensive knowledge of secure coding practices, it can help
almost any ASP.NET developer do a more secure job.
Borland’s JBuilder 2005 Enterprise is an all-Java IDE written by Java developers, for Java developers. This version targets enterprise developers with support for EJBs, Web services, XML, mobile, and database application development.
VMware has long been the leader in virtual machine technology for Windows and
Linux developers. The recent acquisition of Virtual PC by Microsoft has brought
new competitive pressures to bear, but a peek at the next version of VMware
shows that they're not about to give up.
Sure, your IDE includes a button control. But isn't it sort of boring? If you're
looking for an inexpensive way to make your applications look more exciting,
Arcadia PowerButton may be the answer.
Does the development world really need another IDE? Well, maybe not. But whether
it's needed or not, Omnicore's X-develop (now in open beta) offers an
interesting feature set with some worthwhile innovations.
OurayCM is a relatively new cross-platform configuration management package that supplies fully ACID operations and complex branching in a solid package.
Many developers have found themselves on the unit testing bandwagon, setting up
tiny tests to check all of their code whenever they make a change. In the Visual
Studio .NET world, this has required running an external tool to exercise the
tests. With the advent of TestDriven.NET, that's no longer true.
Want a numeric, financial, charting, and statistical package written in 100% pure Java? Then JMSL ought to get your attention.
Automation utilities are traditionally seen as tools for systems administrators. But why shouldn't developers use them too? Some time spent with AutoMate suggests interesting possibilities here.
Instead of building e-mail into your bug-tracking system, why not build bug-tracking into your e-mail client? That's what SSW eXtreme Emails does, bringing an agile bug-tracking system to users of Microsoft Outlook and Exchange.
MyGeneration is an object-relational mapper and code generator for .NET. It
supports a great variety of databases, handles regeneration of existing code,
and it's even free.
Now in its second major release, ANTS Profiler is a super-easy to use profiler for .NET applications, letting you track speed or memory usage and drill down to a very granular level.