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Announcing the newest .NET Tools and Mobile Frameworks
from DevExpress

Glendale, California - Dec 4, 2014 - DevExpress is proud to announce the immediate availability of DevExpress Universal v14.2, a comprehensive suite of UI controls, libraries and application frameworks for Visual Studio. With DevExpress technologies, developers can create exceptional user experiences and deliver high-impact, high-performance solutions that fully address the evolving needs of their enterprise.

"From the desktop to touch-first mobile solutions, DevExpress remains committed to Microsoft's .NET Framework and the needs of Visual Studio developers worldwide," said Julian Bucknall, Chief Technology Officer at DevExpress. "This release includes customer-focused enhancements to our entire .NET product line and cross-platform mobile app framework."

When Only the Best Will Do

Whether targeting desktops with Windows®, mobile devices with iOS and Android or creating multi-platform web solutions, DevExpress Universal v14.2 allows organizations to leverage existing .NET skillsets and code investments to meet tomorrow's software challenges head-on, without limits or compromise. New and improved royalty-free UI controls and widgets shipping as part of v14.2 include:

  • Excel® inspired Spreadsheet capabilities (WinForms, WPF and ASP.NET)
  • Web based Report Designer (ASP.NET and MVC)
  • Word® inspired Text Editor (ASP.NET)
  • Windows inspired Tile View (WinForms)
  • OneNote® inspired Radial Menu (WPF)
  • Microsoft Dynamics® inspired Tile Navigation Bar (Windows 8 XAML)
  • Multi-purpose UI Widgets (HTML5/JS)
  • Excel optimized data export engine (WinForms, WPF and ASP.NET)
  • Master-Detail grid view (HTML5/JS)
  • Excel inspired Conditional Data Formatting (WinForms and WPF)
  • PDF Viewer with AcroForms support (WinForms and WPF)
  • Office® for iOS inspired Ribbon (WPF)
  • Map Control with projections and printing support (WinForms and WPF)
  • Input and Data Validation (HTML5/JS)
  • Extended filtering and improved UI presentation (.NET Dashboard)

To learn more about DevExpress Universal v14.2 and explore what's new across all DevExpress product lines, visit:

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Winner of the Dr. Dobbs JOLT Award as best programming library of 2014 and voted best software development library at Microsoft's TechEd 2014 Conference by Windows IT Pro Magazine, DevExpress Universal v14.2 is available for download today. To obtain a free 30 day trial, visit:

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DevExpress builds feature-complete UI controls, enterprise-ready reporting systems, automated web testing tools and business application frameworks. 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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