Jakarta, Indonesia – January 29, 2007
Intersoft Solutions Corp. today announces the release of the most anticipated Web Component Suite, WebUI Studio.NET 2007 R1.In this release, WebUI Studio.NET 2007 R1 includes new version for all flagship components such as WebGrid.NET Enterprise® 5.0, along with ISDataSource.NET® as the brand-new data source component for ASP.NET® 2.0 Web development.
WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1 is not a typical volume releases – it is a revolutionary release implementing over 400 new features and enhancements requested by our valued customers and technology partners. For the first time ever, WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1 includes major new version of 4 flagship components and 1 brand -new data source control. These new products, also called as 2007 Platform Products are the result of our strong commitment and efforts to deliver a better toolset for Visual Studio® 2005 development environment.
This brand-new platform is based on Intersoft 2007 Platform Initiatives, which is a set of high quality standards and requirements used for the product implementation. This includes the support for revolutionary technology unique to 2007 Platform such as SmartWebResources™.
"In this first 2007 release, we have implemented hundreds of new features and enhancements that our customers demand. We have everything that developer needed: New designers for Visual Studio 2005, declarative data binding, true xcopy deployment, and strong ASP.NET AJAX support." said Jimmy Petrus, CEO of Intersoft Solutions Corporation. "The most radical improvement in this release is its brand-new Suite concepts around installation, development experience, and simplified deployment model, which significantly improve developer productivity and reduce complexity. Along with our 2007 Platform Initiatives, today we clarify our new identity and vision to deliver hassles-free development experiences and committed to bring the most innovative products; as well as reposition our product as the most comprehensive and essential Suite for Microsoft® development platform.
To learn more about the new platform, please visit Intersoft 2007 Platform Initiatives Tour.
To learn more about new features and enhancements in WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1, please refer to the following links:
The following topic discusses about new features and technical enhancements of each new product included in WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1.
In WebUI.NET Framework® 2007, the development team has added dozens of new features to help Intersoft’s upcoming products to run smoother in better performance, and even more scalable. 2007 R1 Framework also includes major architectural changes as most of them are requested by our customers. Some enhancements made in framework level includes the significant reduced ViewState size (almost 60% smaller) and the flexibility to allow the developer to set what kind/type of items that should be saved in the ViewState. Moreover, the new framework introduced a new option to save the viewstate to physical disk in additional to the existing PageCache,Session and Client options. The option which called FileServer, enables the view state to be saved to a physical disk in the local computer or a shared drive in network. The FileServer cache option solved many barriers around view state topic. With FileServer, you no longer have to worry about memory leaks or limited server resources.
New exciting features in framework level that definitely brings the entire product to a new level is the new Deployment Manager which designed to help developers to easily manage configurations during deployment phase, SmartWebResources™ Framework which will eliminate the external physical resources and simplify your deployment process. Last but not least, our new License Manager, which will ease the process of migrating license key between trial, retail or new purchased licenses.
Brand new component introduced in this new 2007 release is ISDataSource.NET 1.0, also known as Intersoft Data Source component. ISDataSource.NET is the first and the only data source component in the industry with the ability to support multi table-view and Hierarchical-relational. There are many data-related functionality such as built-in file server caching, advanced cache configuration, load on demand and much more, which have made ISDataSource.NET a powerful component to support your web development in .NET 2.0 environment.
WebGrid.NET Enterprise® component has been one of the most popular components in data visualization and manipulation category. We are proud to announce that it is now even powerful than ever with over 250 new features. In addition to its already comprehensive features, this release introduces several exciting features such as cleaner and reduced page output through built-in default style, and strong focus around “codeless-data-binding” feature. With extensive DataSource control support, WebGrid.NET Enterprise ® 5.0 makes it very easy to connect and display data from a datasource. New features include codeless basic, hierarchical, and WebValueList data binding. Enhancement from previous version, design time support for DataSource control through its rich designers has also been added into WebGrid.
The new exciting technology that cannot be missed from this new version of WebGrid.NET Enterprise® is LiveFreeze™ technology which allows you to freeze or unfreeze one or more columns, resembling Excel™ column freezing functionality. Automatic Filter Suggestion feature enables you to easily perform data filtering based on the current selected cell. Based on the request from some customers, built-in cell validation through new Required Input feature and the new editing type Resizable Textbox has also been added to this new version.
Some new supported scenarios in this new WebGrid.NET Enterprise® includes unbound hierarchical, loading preview row on demand, multiple values in WebValueList, automatic column sorting using WebValueList, displaying aggregate values in group header, and multiple values editing using WebCombo.NET 4.0.
As the company’s flagship component, WebCombo.NET® 4.0 has offered significant enhancements and numerous exciting new features which focused on productivity features designed specifically for Visual Studio 2005 development environment. This version of WebCombo is reengineered from scratch to deliver cleaner and lighter output for faster page rendering. The new version of WebCombo.NET solves several problems and limitations that existed in previous version of WebCombo.NET such as the capability to input free text value and integration with WebMenu or other container as the dropdown. These new features, along with dozens others make WebCombo.NET 4.0 the most powerful ComboBox component and continue to deliver the most advanced functionality that boost developer’s productivity to the maximum.
Some of other features from this new version of WebCombo.NET® include the support for XHTML 1.1 transitional DocType support, code-less data binding through DataSource control support, cleaner and reduced page output through built-in default style, advanced load-on-demand data retrieval through ISDataSource control support, quick configuration by using SmartTag designer and guided design-time configuration through our intuitive and user-friendly designer that used Vista-style window controls.
WebInput.NET® 3.0 continues to provide its advanced input functionality with some more additional features such as new user interface, cleaner and reduced page output through built-in default style. WebInput.NET 3.0 is strongly focused on design-time experience. It now includes a brand-new Component Wizard 2.0 featuring step-by-step guided configuration designated to help you easily get the most out with WebInput advanced features and maximize the use of the control.
The most significant enhancement in WebDesktop.NET® 2.0 is the ability of running AJAX over Intersoft’s component which has been the most popular request in the previous version. WebDesktop.NET 2.0 components now fully support SmartWebResources™ feature. In this new release, WebDesktop.NET is strongly focused on enhancements based on top-requested feedbacks. For instance, WebMenu component now includes the ability to use Normal window type. This enhancement allows developers to take advantage new user interface features such as animation and drop shadow to satisfy end users requirements.
In addition to the improvement in functionality and features in WebDesktop.NET® 2.0, Intersoft Solutions continues to keep its component up-to-date with the new user interface appearances and styles, such as Vista® and Microsoft Office® 2007 styles, in this new version.
WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1 is now available for purchase from our online store and resellers. WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1 is automatically added into our active subscribers account and can be downloaded from Intersoft Developer Network under My Component section in the Full Version tab page. Our active subscribers received WebUI Studio.NET® 2007 R1 without any additional cost.
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