New Products From Leading Software Development Vendors to Debut at Dr. Dobb's Software Development Conference & Expo West 2008

21st Annual SD West Continues to Spark Revolution in Software Development

Mar 3, 2008

Dr. Dobb's Events, produced by Think Services, today announced the software development industry's most innovative companies will be making significant product announcements at SD West 2008. Now in its 21st year, the software development community's most comprehensive conference and expo returns to the Santa Clara Convention Center March 3-7, and will again offer in-depth coverage of the issues that matter most to attendees, helping them succeed in both business and technology. For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses, special events and exhibitors, visit

"When the software development industry's leaders want to showcase their most groundbreaking products, they bring them to SD West," said Tamara Carter, Dr. Dobb's Conference Director. "Year after year, the most influential software professionals in the world attend SD West because of the unbeatable mix of technical training, knowledgeable speakers and extensive networking opportunities."

SD West features the latest releases from IBM, Intel, Google and these other leading companies:

AccuRev (Booth 415) will present three new best-of-breed software configuration management products -- AccuRev 4.6 for ClearCase, AccuRev Windows Shell Explorer and AccuRev Web File Browser.

Atlassian Software (Booth 311) will introduce Confluence 2.8, the latest version of its award-winning enterprise collaboration tool. FishEye 1.5 and Atlassian Crucible will also be spotlighted.

Black Duck Software (Booth 208) will showcase Black Duck Code Center, a software component selection, approval and workflow system designed to maximize benefits from the reuse of open source and other third-party components.

Carnegie Mellon University, West Coast Campus (Booth 512) will announce two new master degree programs in software engineering and software management, aimed at preparing professionals for strategic leadership roles.

CodeGear (Booth 224) will present JBuilder® 2007 Enterprise Edition, which makes collaborative development fast and reliable, and CodeGear™ RAD Studio 2007 Professional, which allows you to rapidly develop native Windows and .NET 2.0 applications on and for Windows 2000, XP and Vista.

ILOG (Booth 414) will showcase its award-winning Java-based visualization suite, JViews 8, as well as ILOG Diagrammer for .NET, the industry's first graphics toolkit for creating sophisticated and visually rich diagrams for the .NET platform.

Industrial Logic (Booth 510) will unveil the world's first agile development eLearning training program, which offers expert coaching and training in Agile Project Management (APM).

iTKO (Booth 516) will demonstrate iTKO LISA, its comprehensive testing solution that combines SOA monitoring with advanced test execution capabilities.

Krugle (Booth 209) will announce Krugle Enterprise 2.0, which indexes and organizes enterprise development resources into a valuable corporate asset, and allows developers to easily find code and the documentation that supports it.

Net Objectives (Booth 410) will feature its Scrum Certification Program and Enterprise Agility Consulting Services, both designed to help you address your challenges, build a solid foundation for growth and move forward with confidence.

Network Engines (Booth 217) will showcase its own Red Hat compatible distribution of Linux called Appliance Certified Edition (ACE) Linux that uses a Conary system to provide package management with an automated update service. Network Engines Web-based Services (NEWS) will also be presented.

Openmake Software (Booth 211) will release Meister 7.2 GA. With added support of Visual Studio 2008, Meister 7.2 can manage build dependencies between multiple Visual Studio Solutions and between Visual Studio objects and Java.

Rogue Wave Software (Booth 508) will showcase HydraExpress, which allows developers to easily create high-performance C++ Web services. SourcePro® C++ 10.0, the latest release of the most complete enterprise C++ development platform, will also be presented.

Seapine Software (Booth 502) will introduce its new Quality-Ready Assessment that provides valuable insight concerning your organization's software development quality-readiness and how to achieve success through integrated ALM.

Servoy (Booth 506) will announce its ISV Assurance Program, which includes everything an ISV needs to move to Servoy. The goal of the program is not only to reduce the costs and risks of migration to a modern platform, but also to transfer knowledge to the existing ISV staff and help expand the ISV's reach.

Software Quality Engineering (Booth 411) will showcase the digital edition of Better Software, the magazine for software professionals who care about quality. Each issue brings you relevant, timely information to help you build better software.

SourceGear (Booth 308) will demonstrate SourceGear Vault, its popular version control system, as well as SourceGear Fortress, which combines the source-control power of Vault with integrated issue tracking and continuous integration support.

Sparx Systems (Booth 112) will unveil the latest version of its award- winning UML modeling tool, Enterprise Architect 7, as well as its new MDG Technology for the Zachman Framework.

Viewtier Systems (Booth 320) will announce Parabuild 3.2, the continuous integration and software release management system that helps software organizations reduce their projects risk of failure by providing practically unbreakable scheduled and release builds.

WSO2 (Booth 319) will introduce the new WSO2 Mashup Server, which combines, for the first time, the simplicity and richness of mashups with the reusability, security, reliability and governance required for SOA.

In addition to the packed Expo, SD West 2008 will feature more than 200 classes and tutorials in 13 technical tracks. Taught by the industry's top experts, conference sessions will focus on the latest tools, technologies and trends, including agile development, Ajax, C++, Ruby, Java, modeling, .NET, project management, quality, security, SOA/Web Services, testing and much more. Detailed conference information, including speakers, events, press registration and a complete schedule, can be found at

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