ComponentOne Launches Studio Enterprise for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

New suite of components simplify design time development and extend the power of Visual Studio 2005

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - November 7, 2005 -- ComponentOne today launched ComponentOne Studio Enterprise for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. This new release includes over 25 products compiled natively for Visual Studio 2005 and delivers countless product enhancements focused on simplifying the design-time experience.

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise is one of the largest and most complete component toolsets for developing all layers of Windows, Web, and mobile applications. Studio Enterprise, exclusively engineered for Visual Studio 2005, supports the new features available with Visual Studio 2005 and extends the power of this revolutionary new development environment at the presentation layer as well as all layers of application development including the data, reporting, and transformation layers.

Said Gustavo Eydelsteyn, managing director of ComponentOne, “Our components for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, combined with the power of Visual Studio 2005, provide any level of .NET technology developer with the most simplified and streamlined design-time application development experience ever.”

ComponentOne Chart for .NET and True DBGrid for .NET have been updated with unique designers and wizards allowing developers to visually access complex functionality and quickly integrate the features into applications. The new designers reduce the time needed to learn component object models and allow developers to focus on application development, putting the power of the components at their fingertips.

Leveraging the Unique New Features

Studio Enterprise tools include integration with new Visual Studio 2005 Windows Forms features including Smart Tags, Snap Lines, data binding, GDI+ text, and managed themes. The new .NET Framework 2.0 Web Forms components fully support ASP.NET 2.0 features including Smart Tags, data binding, resourced-based scripts and images, and ASP.NET 2.0 themes.

New products engineered exclusively for the .NET Framework 2.0 have been added to Studio Enterprise, extending the power of Visual Studio 2005 by providing developers with unique features and functionality not available with the in-the-box tools. New products include:

  • ComponentOne ADO.NET DataExtender™: an extension for ADO.NET 2.0 that simplifies data modeling and programming for Windows Forms applications.

  • ComponentOne Preview™ for .NET: a completely re-engineered version of Preview for .NET that adds sophisticated printing and print preview capabilities to Windows Forms applications. This new version features an enhanced object model, a more robust and modular design, improved performance, and more.

  • ComponentOne WebMenus and WebBars™ for ASP.NET: a new version of the existing suite of user-interface and navigational tools. This new version adds new C1WebTreeView and C1WebTabStrip components, functionality not available in-the-box with Visual Studio 2005, plus other enhancements improving the design-time experience.

Product Information, Pricing and Availability

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise customers will receive two versions of the Studio Enterprise components. Subscribers will receive the full suite of components built on the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, as well as a full suite of the new components compiled natively for the .NET Framework 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005. To learn more about ComponentOne Studio Enterprise visit:

About ComponentOne

ComponentOne is a premier provider of a diverse set of tools and solutions for software developers who work in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Borland® C#Builder™, Delphi® for .NET Framework-based environments, and help authors who write and design help systems.


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