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CodeRush with Refactor! Pro for Visual Studio

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Categories: IDEs - IDE add-ins, Refactoring,

Latest version: 3.0
Added 2004-03-18Updated 2008-01-02

Add-in for Visual Studio designed to help you create more code with fewer keystrokes, see complex software with clarity, and design forms with ease.
CodeRush will help you create code blocks and extend code templates. It will complete identifiers as you type and expand or contract selections logically. You will be able to place selected code inside Try/Catch blocks, Regions and your own custom wrappers.

Features include:
- Visualization Tools
- Selection Tools
- Clipboard Tools
- Navigation Tools
- Code Templates
- CodeRush Extensibility
- Refactor! Pro included (see this tool for details)
- Supports C# and VB.NET
- Supports Visual Studio .NET 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008

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CodeRush Xpress

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Categories: IDEs - IDE add-ins, Refactoring,

Latest version: 2009.2.4
Added 2009-09-08

Assistance add-in for Visual Studio 2008.

Features include:
- Selection features: select code more efficiently
- Code navigation features: seven features to make getting to that important location fast and easy
- Declaration features: declare classes, members, fields, local variables and more
- Over 50 refactorings for C# and VB: Changing Signatures, Conditionals, Declaration and Initialization, Expressions, Lambda Expressions and Anonymous Methods, Loops and Blocks, Properties and Fields, Moving/Extracting Methods, Resource Files and Strings, Types, Visibility

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DXCore for Visual Studio .NET

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Categories: IDEs - IDE add-ins

Latest version: 3.0.5
Added 2006-01-24Updated 2008-01-02

Extensibility framework for Visual Studio .NET that allows developers to build productivity plug-ins (for personal use only).

Supports Visual Studio 2003, 2005 and 2008

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eXpress Persistent Objects for .NET

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Categories: Object-relational mapping

Latest version: 2007 vol 2
Added 2003-09-23Updated 2007-08-27

Abstracts the database layer from a developer, leaving him or her fully in the object-oriented realm. With XPO, you can build applications that are compatible with multiple database systems without making any changes to your code.

Features include:
- Transparent and controllable object-relational mapping system
- Persistent class generation
- Bindable and pageable object collections
- Object queries
- Support for existing database schemas
- Database generation and updates
- Shareable stateless data access layer (DAL)
- Add persistence to existing inheritance hierarchies via interfaces
- XML model with custom attributes
- Delayed loading for object properties
- Transaction support
- Optimistic locking
- Support for SQL Server, Access, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Firebird, PervasiveSQL, VistaDB, SQL Anywhere, Advantage, DB2, Sybase, SQLite

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eXpressApp Framework

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Categories: Frameworks, RAD - Dev automation,

Latest version: 7.3.5
Added 2008-01-02

Application framework for Windows Forms and ASP.NET.
Based on UI-independent Business Classes and Controllers, eXpressApp Framework (XAF) creates all data manipulation functionality automatically and generates two applications at once - for Windows Forms and ASP.NET. A central configuration facility called the Model completes the picture, allowing you to influence and customize the UI generation process along with many other details, such as localization support across the entire application. For those requiring complex business oriented functionality, XAF offers modules, including but not limited to: Reporting, Scheduling, Data Validation, Pluggable Security Systems and Auditing.
XAF is integrated within Visual Studio, utilizing project and file templates as well as special designers and a context sensitive Action system based on DXCore's extensibility layer. All templates are available for C# and VB.NET.

Features include: XPO, The UI model, Modularized architecture, Base class library, Role-based security, Data validation, Localization, Reporting, Visual Studio IDE integration.

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Refactor! Pro for Visual Studio .NET

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Categories: Refactoring

Latest version: 3.0
Added 2006-01-24Updated 2008-01-02

Add-in to Visual Studio .NET that parses your source code as you move through it and delivers context specific refactorings that automate the process of reorganizing and shaping your source.

Features include:
- 150+ refactorings
- Language neutral: supports C#, VB.NET and C++
- Supports Visual Studio 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008
- Customizable: from cosmetic settings like UI colors to the coding standards to use for created code
- You can build your own custom refactorings using any managed language

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XtraCharts Suite

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Categories: Charting

Latest version: 2007 vol 3
Added 2007-08-27Updated 2008-01-02

Designed for both Windows Forms and ASP.NET, the XtraCharts Suite offers a set of 2D and 3D charts.

Features include:
- 3D charts supported: Manhattan bars, 3D line, 3D step line, 3D pie, 3D area, 3D stacked area, 3D full stacked area
- 2D charts supported: Bar views, Range bar views, Gantt views, Point, Line and area views, Radar and polar views, Pie view, Financial series
- 2D chart features: Multiple and different series in one diagram; Scrolling and zooming capabilities
- Chart elements: you can display a number of auxiliary visual elements in addition to axes legends, including a chart title, constant line or point labels, etc.
- Design-time customization
- Data binding and data exchange
- Appearance customization
- In addition to standalone use, XtraCharts offers integration with XtraReports

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XtraReports Suite

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Categories: Reporting

Latest version: 2007 vol 3
Added 2003-09-23Updated 2008-01-02

Reporting platform for Windows Forms and ASP.NET developers.
100% managed code, XtraReports was written in C# and offers full Visual Studio .NET integration. It gives you the ability to design reports in the same way as you build Windows Forms applications. XtraReports uses the same code editor (C#, VB.NET or J#), the same Property Grid, the same Component Toolbox, the same alignment toolbar, and all available Visual Studio IDE resources.
XtraReports features an end-user report designer.

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