ComponentOne Releases Studio Enterprise 2012 v3 with Controls for Windows 8

 ComponentOne Releases Studio Enterprise 2012 v3 with Controls for Windows 8

A Suite of Time-saving Tools for Windows, Web, and XAML Development

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ComponentOne a division of
GrapeCity, the largest component solution provider in the Microsoft Visual
Studio Partner Ecosystem, has released ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2012
v3. The third of three releases scheduled for 2012, ComponentOne Studio
Enterprise is a world renowned suite of data and UI controls for Microsoft
Visual Studio, including Windows Store and HTML5 tools.

During the recent Microsoft //Build/ conference, ComponentOne announced the
release of two new studios, Studio for WinRT XAML and Studio for WinJS. The
Windows 8 controls in these Studios are now included in the comprehensive
Studio Enterprise suite of controls.

Greg Lutz, Product Manager at ComponentOne, a division of GrapeCity, stated,
"Each of the three Studio Enterprise releases this year proved to meet the
needs of the changing developer landscape and in a timely fashion."

"We're now offering developers access to over 20 UI and data visualization
controls for building compelling Windows Store apps. Current and new clients
will be able to build stunning dashboards with the touch-first charts and
gauge controls, plus deliver document and report viewing with our innovative
PdfViewer control," said Lutz.

While the release of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 was just a few months ago,
September 2012, ComponentOne seems to already have some success stories of
clients' using its control suites in their applications. Wallace Allison,
Director at ITSBITS by IHS, Incorporated, detailed his experience in
evaluating third-party control vendors and his decision to use ComponentOne
controls when building his Windows 8 app, "Burn the Mortgage." Full story
available at:

The company website lists Chart enhancementsthat extend beyond the Windows
Store platform to the other XAML platforms. Lutz commented, "It's now easier
to implement data point selection and animation by taking advantage of the new
features added to this release of Studio for Silverlight, WPF, and Windows

"Plus, we're excited about our new high-performance ListBox controls available
in all XAML platforms. These specialized list boxes make it easy to display
large amounts of bound data in tile layouts, as well as with optical zoom
capabilities," said Lutz.

ComponentOne, a company known for its strong offering of Windows Forms
controls, will have desktop developers excited over the Rich Text Format
support in its popular Editor for WinForms control. It allows developers to
import and export rich text documents into the WYSIWYG editor.

Rounding out the release are updates and enhancements to many of the other
products that make up ComponentOne Studio Enterprise: Studio for WinForms,
Studio for WPF, Studio for Windows Phone, Studio for Silverlight, Studio for
ASP.NET Wijmo, Studio for iPhone, Studio for Entity Framework, Studio for
Compact Framework, and Studio for ActiveX.

The company offers no-charge, 30-day trials of each of its component suites,
which may be downloaded at Online
visitors may also access tutorials, forums, documentation, and diagrams as
part of the ComponentOne experience.

Founded in 1980, GrapeCity is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified
Partner, a premier Visual Studio Industry Partner, and one of the world's
largest providers of developer components. The company has more than 850
employees and hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. For close to 30
years, GrapeCity has provided enterprises around the world with
state-of-the-art developer tools and components, software services and
solutions. For more company information, visit the ComponentOne division
website at

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