Pivia offers a way to accelerate Web-based applications without any application modifications.
A new entry in the setup tools market, InstallAnywhere.NET offers a well-designed and comprehensive IDE for installing .NET applications.
Inject templated code into your .NET projects as fast as you can type with this no-frills product.
The new version of Groove is more tightly integrated with Windows than ever before. It deserves a spot in any far-flung enterprise or extranet collaboration picture.
This open source project offers the prospect of making your .NET applications truly cross-platform. It's worth keeping an eye on.
No-muss, no-fuss solution for delivering SQL Server databases and updates to your customers.
Still in beta, the new Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition offers a peek at many of the innovative technologies coming in the next version of Visual Studio.
This site is trying to become the online hub for Web Services and SOA activity.
Mike Gunderloy reviews XWall 3.1 and Mapforce 2004.
Flex delivers a very rich client dev tool on the first try. This tool and cross-platform RIA will only get better.
A lightning-fast search engine for Outlook that can handle the largest message stores, X1 is worth the slightly premium price
Despite what you may have heard, Office suites are still not a one-horse race, as this new Chinese import shows.
SqlDataScripter fills in one of the missing pieces in SQL Server's tools, letting you build a set of INSERT statements to recreate a database on a new machine.
This high-end XML editor continues to improve with new features in every release. Now there's a free version to get you started as well.
This second generation e-mail client is designed to make it easier to find things if you're a volume e-mail user.
If you need a repeatable build process, but can't afford a commercial tool, try this free alternative.
If you're writing ASP.NET applications, this package of validation and data entry controls is a must-have, as simple as that.
This XML firewall also offers a variety of developer-oriented services, including WS-I Basic Profile checking. It might be just the place where sysadmins and devs can agree on a purchase.
MAPFORCE 2004 offers flexible mappings between database data and XML files, among other choices. Its drag-and-drop interface is vastly easier than writing XSLT by hand.
SQL Dev Pro is an all-in-one utility for SQL Server developers. It provides source code control, scripting, and a bunch of other functions.