Announcing DXperience v2008 vol 3 Beta 1 – Microsoft's ASP.NET, Windows Forms, Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation Tools and Components by DevExpress

Los Angeles, CA – October 30, 2008 - DevExpress is proud to announce the immediate availability of DXperience v2008 vol 3 – award winning and feature-complete Presentation Controls, Reporting Components, IDE Productivity Tools, and Business Application Frameworks for Microsoft's Visual Studio and .NET Framework.

DevExpress continues to enhance and refine the AgDataGrid, created for developing Silverlight applications and is available to the software development community without royalties or distribution costs. The DevExpress DataGrid for Silverlight delivers advanced data editing, analysis, and presentation features and can be downloaded free-of-charge by visiting

"Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation are some of the exciting new development options for software developers and DevExpress is dedicated to delivering feature-complete presentation components for these next generation platforms." said Julian M Bucknall, DevExpress CTO. "With 3 new components in DXperience v2008 vol 3 and numerous controls in active development, we look forward to helping software developers throughout the world deliver compelling and immersive solutions to their customers."

"DXperience v2008 vol 3 is another example of how easy it is for our customers and partners to use Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation to rapidly develop highly interactive and compelling Web applications," said Scott Guthrie, Corporate Vice President, Developer Division at Microsoft Corp. "Microsoft is pleased to be working with DevExpress to deliver the best of the Web to our customers."

DXperience v2008 vol 3 also includes significant updates and enhancements for shipping DevExpress Windows Forms and ASP.NET products, including new version of our charting, reporting and analytics components.

To download a free evaluation copy of DXperience along with our entire line-up of market leading IDE Productivity Tools and Application frameworks, visit

Thank you and best wishes,
The DevExpress Team