Leading Software Development Vendors to Showcase Innovative Products at Dr. Dobb's SD Best Practices Conference & Expo

Attendees to View the Software Development Community's Most Revolutionary Solutions

Sep 17, 2007

CMP today announced that SD Best Practices Conference & Expo (http://www.sdexpo.com/2007/sdbp/), part of TechMash 2007, will showcase the software development community's most critical technologies, tools and solutions. SD Best Practices, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston from September 18-21, is the industry's leading conference for showcasing the most up-to-date and cutting-edge technologies, highlighting the show's theme on "The Future of Software Development."

  Exciting product demos on the exhibition floor will include:

  -- AccuRev 4.6 for software configuration management. Enhancements include
     a new Version Slider on "annotate," to change the annotated contents of
     a file in real time, the ability to detect dependencies between changes
     in order to promote dependent issues together, and a new version of the
     AccuWorkflow add-in.
  -- Arxan's GuardITâ„¢ award-winning software protection solution. GuardIT
     protects software applications and their associated license or DRM
     systems against software piracy, tampering or any manner of theft.
     Protection is applied to the compiled binary without affecting release
     schedules or run time performance.
  -- Change Vision, Inc.'s TRICHORD, an agile project management tool that
     visualizes project by the time, task and team  It works as a workplace
     to share project status in the whole team.  Also, JUDE/Professional, a
     unique system design tool that supports UML, Entity Relationship
     Diagram, Flowchart and Mind Map. By enabling them to convert to each
     other, it helps developers bring their ideas into system designs to the
     fullest and effectively.
  -- Electric Cloud's ElectricCommanderâ„¢ is an enterprise-class solution
     for software build management and build automation. It helps teams to
     make software build, package, test, and deployment tasks more
     repeatable, more visible, and more efficient.
  -- Mobiform Software Inc.'s VantagePoint WPF Controls is a suite of
     powerful and customizable components designed for .NET 3.0 developers
     who are building visually-compelling graphical user interfaces for
     Microsoft Windows. Mobiform is a single-source solution offering
     training, consulting and graphic design services.
  -- Seapine Software's new TestTrack Studio 2008, a comprehensive issue
     tracking, test planning, and test management solution. TestTrack Studio
     seamlessly blends the award-winning defect tracking features of
     TestTrack Pro and the time saving test case management features of
     TestTrack TCM into an integrated test environment. Also, see Surround
     SCM 2008, Seapine's software configuration management and version
     control solution.
  -- Servoy's professional development and deployment environment has been
     proven to be the fastest, easiest way to build rich business
     applications that can be deployed both locally and over the Internet.
     Servoy gives you the power of Java but at 10x the productivity. Servoy
     product suite allows you to create powerful, rich applications that can
     be deployed to the Web or to the desktop  all from one code base.
  -- Smart Bear's Code Collaborator v2.2 adds new features to what is
     already the leading peer code review tool. Code ownership rules ensure
     developers always get to review changes to their code. Deadlines allow
     review creators to indicate when the review is supposed to be complete.
  -- Software Quality Engineering's Better Software Magazine for software
     professionals who care about quality. Each issue brings you relevant,
     timely information to help you build better software. Also,
     StickyMinds.com is the Web's largest repository of information on
     building better software..
  -- Solidware Technologies' SWaudit for Java tackles the escalating scale
     and complexity of today's software in the face of ever-changing project
     requirements and ever-increasing cost of defects. Version 2.0
     introduces dependency mapping, improved architectural integrity
     analysis and enhanced, configurable static analysis. SWaudit increases
     confidence by focusing resources, improving schedule predictability,
     assessing unknown components and automating readiness assessments
     across the development lifecycle.
  -- Urbancode's AnthillPro 4.0, the award winning Application Lifecycle
     Automation server. Version 4.0 includes over 200 improvements, most
     notable among them being: Library of reusable workflows; Redesigned and
     easier to use UI; Tree-based project hierarchy; Maven2 dependency
     management integration; Support for Team Foundation Server; Metrics
     covering build and test data.

SD Best Practices 2007 will gather the top experts and visionaries from all corners of the software development world. Taught by the most innovative minds in the industry, the curriculum offers more than 170 classes and tutorials in 8 technical tracks, covering the entire software development lifecycle--from Web Services/SOA to C++, Architecture & Design to Process & Methods and much more.

"SD Best Practices continues to be the ideal venue for the leading software development company's to showcase their latest products," said Charlie Shively, Global Brand Director for Dr. Dobb's. "The merging of highest-quality exhibitors, keynote speakers and session instructors solidifies SD Best Practices as the industry's foremost software development conference."

SD Best Practices exhibition hours are Wednesday, September 19 from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM and Thursday, September 20 from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

For a complete list of exhibitors, visit: https://www.cmpevents.com/SDe7/a.asp?option=H

Dr. Dobb's

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About CMP

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  Leslie Denson (Horn Group on behalf of CMP)
  (781) 356-7100

  Linda Uslaner
  (516) 562-7685

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