Groundbreaking Technologies to Be Unveiled at Software Development Best Practices Conference September 11-14 in Boston

Key Software Development Companies to Showcase Tools, Technologies and Solutions Critical to the Development Community

Sep 7, 2006

Key software development vendors will present their latest tools, technologies and solutions at CMP Technology's Software Development (SD) Best Practices Conference & Expo, a four-day event, running September 11 - 14 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Expo sponsors include IBM, Microsoft, and Enerjy Software.

"SD Best Practices continues to be the ideal forum for the industry's leading companies to showcase cutting-edge products," said Stan Barnes, Dr. Dobb's Publisher and Group Director. "Year after year, we attract the most influential software professionals in the world with our high quality technical training, knowledgeable speakers and extensive networking opportunities."

  Exhibitors presenting new products at SD Best Practices 2006 include:

  -- Cenqua, introducing Crucible, a tool designed to facilitate the process
     of code inspection. Crucible streamlines the workflow around code
     review, allowing it to be carried out in an efficient, distributed and
     process-neutral way.
  -- Enerjy, presenting CQ2 technology, which delivers complete visibility
     of the Java development process.  Enerjy CQ2 collects metrics,
     including unit testing results, code coverage practices, compliance to
     coding standards and developer trends and activity; and graphically
     displays these metrics on a per developer, per team and per project
  -- MetaCase, showcasing MetaEdit+ 4.5, which focuses on assisting users in
     defining and developing with domain-specific modeling languages and
     code generators. MetaEdit+ has increased the productivity of thousands
     of developers, providing a faster, higher quality way to build
  -- Parasoft, presenting Jtest, a comprehensive full-lifecycle Java testing
     and Automated Error Prevention product. Jtest reduces the time and
     resources required to assess and improve the functionality,
     reliability, security, and performance of Java applications.
  -- Progress Software Corporation, showcasing DataXtend Enterprise, a data
     Integration product that provides transactional synchronization of data
     in real time across the distributed enterprise, using a transformation
     system based on a common data model. Products from Progress Software
     accelerate the performance of existing databases through sophisticated
     caching and mapping, and make master data management a reality.
  -- Ravenflow, introducing RAVEN Enterprise, the enterprise version of
     Ravenflow's Requirements Authoring and Validation Environment.  RAVEN
     Enterprise automates the creation of easy-to-understand requirements by
     generating diagrams from plain English text.
  -- Seapine Software, presenting two new products, TestTrack TCM and
     Surround SCM 5.0. TestTrack TCM is Seapine's new comprehensive solution
     for test planning and management. Surround SCM 5.0, the latest
     innovation in software configuration management, adds unprecedented
     control to the change management process.
  -- Sparx Systems, presenting Enterprise Architect 6.5, the latest version
     of its award-winning UML modeling tool.  It provides improved
     flexibility for sophisticated diagramming and a new web-based reporting
     framework for keeping your clients and stakeholders informed.
  -- WizArt, demonstrating WizTom. The leading localization solutions
     software, WizTom takes out the complexity of localization by adding
     multilingual capabilities to applications without touching the source

SD Best Practices is the industry leader in providing professional software development teams with high-quality content, delivered by the industry's leading experts. Along with the Expo floor, SD Best Practices offers its attendees over 180 conference sessions in management, languages, emerging technologies and process. In addition to class sessions, keynotes, case study presentations, roundtables, panels and other exciting events are scheduled throughout the week.

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  Jenny Searles
  CMP Technology / Dr. Dobb's

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