NDepend v5 is here!


Today, the new version of NDepend came to light. Aside from the UI enhancements, the new version adds more new features along with support for the upcoming Visual Studio 2013.

But before we dig into the new features and enhancements, lets take a quick look at what is it and what will help us for.

What’s NDepend?

NDepend is a tool with tons of features that helps .NET developers to better manage complex code and achieve code quality. Is the Swiss Army Knife for .NET developers.

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DevForce 2012 Windows Store Edition is Free for a Limited Time

Leverage your existing development skills and build data-rich enterprise applications for your increasingly mobile workforce. Windows Store applications run equally well on any Windows 8 device. Regularly $995, for a limited time, the new DevForce Windows Store edition is FREE.

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Intersoft WebUI Studio 2012 R1 is here!

The wait is over. Intersoft has announced the immediate availability of WebUI Studio 2012 today! The new release ships major upgrades for the flagship ASP.NET data controls such as WebGrid and WebCombo – featuring full HTML5 support, and includes dozens of must-have data controls specifically designed to address line-of-business scenarios in Silverlight/WPF application development.

You can download your copy here. And while waiting for the download, be sure to check out the complete what’s new list here.
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DevExpress Announces DXv2

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ — DevExpress, a leading global software development company, today announced DXv2, the next generation of its software development tools. Much more than a single product, DXv2 is a series of releases–beginning with DXperience 11.2–designed to support the platforms developers expect and deliver new controls for the emerging technologies they want. DXv2 helps developers to bridge the gap from today’s tools to tomorrow’s investments.

“We’re excited to celebrate the launch of DXv2 with developers around the world today,” said Dave Mendlen, Chief Marketing Officer at DevExpress. “Customer and partner feedback was instrumental in shaping this release. The functionality of DXperience 11.2 opens up opportunities for developers looking to bridge to the iPad and Windows 8, and deliver stunning applications in the shortest time.”

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Intersoft Solutions Releases WebUI Studio 2011 R2

Los Angeles, CA, November 28th, 2011– Intersoft Solutions, a global vendor specializing in ready built user interface controls for ASP.NET, Silverlight, and WPF, today announced the official release of WebUI Studio 2011 R2.

“Earlier this year our team delivered the industry’s most advanced data presentation components for Silverlight and WPF development,” said Jimmy Petrus, the chief executive officer of Intersoft Solutions. “We are proud to announce that the best .NET tool set just got better. R2 now comes with highly advanced scheduling controls, state-of-the-art ribbon controls, a powerful SQL report viewer, sophisticated flow document viewers, dozens of innovative UI controls, and time-saving project templates.”

“The new R2 release adds advanced line-of-business controls that strictly comply with design and architecture best practices,” said Andry Handoko, the chief technology officer of Intersoft Solutions. “Developers can now defy many real-world application scenarios such as displaying SSRS report natively in the Silverlight or WPF applications, add rich scheduling functionality, and integrate Office-style ribbon bar with decoupled command pattern.”

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Is Silverlight 5 the end?

Silverlight 5 is due to be released to manufacturing this month amid speculation that it could be the last ever major release. So is this goodbye Silverlight?

The rumour that Silverlight 5 could be the final release of this product originates in a post on her ZDNet blog by Mary Jo Foley who is usually a pretty reliable source when it comes to Microsoft machinations because of her many reliable insider contacts.

In a post Will there be a Silverlight 6 she writes:

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