LOS ANGELES, CA, August 18th, 2010 – Intersoft Solutions today released WebUI Studio® 2010, the latest version of world’s most advanced presentation layer toolset for ASP.NET, Silverlight and WPF application development. Featuring 180 new tools supporting unified-code development for Silverlight 3, Silverlight 4 and WPF, a new collection of rich ASP.NET widgets, and hundreds of business-inspiring samples, WebUI Studio® continues to lead the software component industry with the most comprehensive and most innovative user interface library available today.
“With over-delivery of nearly two hundreds new tools, the WebUI Studio 2010 release translates to three regular releases, making it the most ultimate masterpiece we’ve ever made.” said Jimmy Petrus, Intersoft’s CEO. “Our next-generation Silverlight and WPF suite, ClientUI, delivers all the tools paramount to rapid application development – from MVVM and commanding framework, journal-aware navigation, fluid drag-drop, toolbars and menu, grids, to innovative desktop-style windowing interface and much more – enabling developers to create amazing commercial-class user experiences in dramatically less time and effort.”
“Besides the already comprehensive tools we shipped in ClientUI, we also add sleek iPhone-style sliding navigation, rich-featured calendar, and intuitive accordion and five other new WebEssential® controls for the most demanding ASP.NET web development”, said Jemmy Haryono, Intersoft’s Vice President of Marketing. “This makes WebUI Studio the finest .NET development toolset available, and at the same time makes the most of your investment and every of your hard-earned dollar”.
ClientUI® Greatly Simplifies Silverlight and WPF Development with MVVM-ready Controls
ClientUI® is Intersoft's next-generation user interface library for Microsoft client platform, Silverlight and WPF. Featuring a generic reusable set of APIs and powerful framework, ClientUI is the world's first unified toolset for three popular client development platforms: Silverlight 3, Silverlight 4 and WPF 4.
With strong focus on fundamental framework originally lacking in Silverlight, ClientUI adds comprehensive set of library – such as routed events, routed commands, fluid drag-drop, journal-aware navigation supporting deep nested link and an advanced binding framework with MVVM-ready architecture – enabling ClientUI-powered Silverlight projects to be reused in WPF platform without major codes rewriting.
On the top of rock-solid and high-performance architecture, ClientUI® built its rich library of over 180 controls to support rich user interface development in Silverlight and WPF. From buttons, dropdowns, toolbars and menus, docking layout panels, callout, to innovative 3D cover flow and multiple windowing with dock-style task bar integration – ClientUI opens up a whole new level of rich user experiences on the web and desktop that was previously difficult or not possible to be achieved.
The comprehensive ClientUI controls lineups empower UX designers and developers-alike to rapidly create various kind of compelling RIA solutions, from a simple website navigation, rich-featured business application with user login and nested navigation, to a desktop-style kiosk application with fluid drag-drop, task bar and window interface, and much more. Creating commercial-class UIs are now possible and easy, thanks to the innovative content controls lineups such as call out and content transition, you can build elegant iPad-style navigation interface, realistic iBook-style document library, or Office 2010 navigation menu – all with professional transitions already built into ClientUI controls.
ClientUI® revolutionizes the way developers building Silverlight and WPF application through rich design-time support for Microsoft’s latest design and development suite, Visual Studio® 2010 and Expression Blend® 4. The project and item templates integration, assets and toolbox integration as well as rich layout adorner and context menu integration, dramatically shorten the development time and improves productivity by allowing designers and developers to work in WYSIWYG fashion and interacting directly with the design elements. This translates to accelerated development process with less code writing, as well as minimizes the time needed to build and preview.
WebEssentials® Adds Compelling User Experiences to ASP.NET Applications
WebEssentials® is Intersoft’s new control lineups to supercharge ASP.NET web development with 8 great-looking controls, thanks to the sleek iPhone-style sliding menu, engaging rating system, multi-purpose list box and rich-featured calendar, web developers can quickly add great user experiences without extensive code writing.
At the heart of the new WebEssentials’ features are codeless databinding list box and sliding menu, single and dual rails slider, custom precision rating, versatile expand collapse container, and rich progress bar supporting determinate and indeterminate mode.
Each WebEssentials’ control is meticulously engineered with rich designer experiences to boost developer’s productivity starting from day one. Supporting 5 major browsers, these XHTML-ready controls are packed with beautiful and modern themes that look great on most of today’s web application interface. Comprehensive client-side APIs and events are also available to support advanced and flexible business scenarios.
Full Support for Visual Studio® 2010
Every WebUI Studio 2010 tools – both new and existing – comes with full support for Microsoft’s latest technology and development environment, the .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio® 2010. The support includes design-time platform such as component designer and wizard, and application platform such as runtime behaviors and configuration model in ASP.NET 4.
For the first time, the WebUI Studio 2010 release ships with 14 project templates designed exclusively for the latest Visual Studio 2010. The Silverlight project templates include predefined website navigation and MVVM-pattern business navigation template which take advantage of latest Silverlight 4 features such as WCF RIA Services and validation data binding, while ASP.NET templates include basic navigation and business-ready scheduling template. All project and item templates are available in two languages, C# and VB.NET.
“WebUI Studio 2010 R1 introduces a multitude of new and innovative controls to build next-generation business applications without steep learning curve,” said Budianto Muliawan, senior developer and product manager of WebEssentials lineups. “These project templates are built to provide a streamlined development experiences and facilitate rapid business application development. It is an indispensible addition to the rich Component Designer and extended Visual Studio 2010 and Blend 4 design time support.”
The Brand-new ClientUI® Showcase Delivers 140+ Business-Inspiring Samples
Together with the gold release of ClientUI, as part of WebUI Studio 2010 Premier®, Intersoft today launched a new website (clientui.com) to provide learning resources, showcase and product information related to ClientUI.
A new Showcase page, hosting a collection of hundreds business inspiring samples, has also been made available in the ClientUI website which can be accessed at (clientui.com/showcase). Built entirely with ClientUI on the Silverlight 4 platform, the ClientUI showcase provides comprehensive reference samples of visually-compelling UI and UX pattern that can be elegantly created using ClientUI controls.
With nearly 140 samples, the ClientUI showcase implements many UI scenarios commonly used in business applications such as sign up and login forms, editing dialog box with expandable groups, and rich editing application with tool bar, menu bar and context menu. More advanced UI with commercial-class user experiences are also included, such as sleek Todo application with interactive callout and drag-drop, iPad-style bookshelf with flip animation, and much more. This enables designers and developers-alike to conveniently experience the ClientUI technology online, browses and finds exciting samples and grabs them to put on the project for quick implementation.
“ClientUI is the rebirth of our Silverlight development tools which is now made available to the WPF platform with unified and consistent XAML code.” said Andry Handoko Soesilo, the Silverlight Evangelist and CTO of Intersoft. “With powerful framework covering fundamental development methodology aspects such as MVVM, navigation, commands, routed events, and combined with meticulous details on user experience aspects, I am confident that ClientUI is the most advanced and fundamental tools for rapid Silverlight and WPF application development today.”
Pricing and Availability
Intersoft WebUI Studio® 2010 can be purchased at www.intersoftpt.com/store. Three editions are available:
- Premier edition is the ultimate WebUI Studio for all your Web development needs. It includes the full set of all ASP.NET, Silverlight, and WPF platform components. It also includes Priority Support, live chat technical support, and more. Prices start at $1,599.
- ASP.NET edition offers a comprehensive toolkit for ASP.NET Web development, including the 8 new Web 2.0 widgets, enterprise-class data grid, powerful scheduler, rich text editor, type-ahead combobox, and 20 additional cutting-edge components. Prices start at $1,299.
- Silverlight and WPF edition includes the innovative docking component, stunning 3-D CoverFlow, robust framework navigation, and 177 more. Prices start at $799.
Each edition can be licensed on either a Suite or Subscription basis. Learn more about the benefits of a subscription or compare WebUI Studio editions in more detail today.