Visual Studio Magazine Announces 2012 Readers Choice Award Winners

Glendale, California - November 6, 2012 - Today, DevExpress, a leading global software development company, receives top honors from the Microsoft developer community as Visual Studio Magazine (VSM) announces the winners of their 20th annual Readers Choice Awards. Recognized in numerous categories, the DevExpress Enterprise Suite was given the coveted award for the Best Desktop Component Suite of developer tools. Many of the DevExpress component suites were three time winners in their categories, demonstrating an ongoing commitment to innovation.

"The Visual Studio Magazine Readers Choice Awards are a showcase for the cream of the crop in developer tooling," said VSM Editor in Chief Keith Ward. "And as the market evolves into new areas like mobile computing, virtualization and cloud computing, the tools need to keep pace. We've seen through this year's awards that they're doing just that. The VSM Readers Choice Award winners are at the forefront of this new wave of application development, and they make the products everyday developers want and need."

"At DevExpress, the awards that excite us most are those that come directly from our customers," said Julian M Bucknall, CTO of DevExpress. "We build tools specifically for Visual Studio developers so receiving recognition from this community is quite an honor," said Julian.

Top Honors for DevExpress tools include:

  • Best Chart, Gauge and Graph Components: XtraCharts Suite
  • Best Component Suite, Desktop: DXperience Enterprise
  • Best Grid and Spreadsheet Components: Xtra Grid Suite
  • Best PDF and Print Preview: XtraPrinting Library
  • Best Reporting, Data Analysis & Visualization: XtraReports Suite
  • Best Software Design, Frameworks & Modeling Tools: eXpressApp Framework
  • Best UI, Toolbar, Menu and Ribbon Components: XtraBars Suite

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DevExpress offers feature-complete UI controls, enterprise-ready reporting systems, IDE productivity tools and business application frameworks for Visual Studio. Our technologies help you build your best, see complex software with greater clarity, increase your productivity and create stunning touch-enabled applications for Windows, Web and next generation Mobile platforms - without limits or compromise.

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