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Empower Users to Manage Remote Files via FTP

4月 15, 2024
Simplify file transfers in your .NET applications with direct FTP integration, removing the need for third-party tools or cumbersome workarounds.

.NET communications components with FTP support allow your application to directly interact with FTP servers. , allowing seamless uploading, downloading, and remote file management. Many libraries provide features like secure connections (FTPS), progress monitoring, directory operations, and wildcards for bulk transfers. They often include high-level functions for ease of use alongside lower-level controls for customization, making them suitable for both rapid development and complex scenarios. With an FTP-enabled .NET component, you can streamline file transfer operations and keep your code focused on core functionalities.

Several .NET communications and messaging components support FTP, including:

  • IPWorks .NET Edition by /n software includes a full-featured FTP client component that simplifies adding FTP file transfer capabilities to .NET applications.
  • PowerTCP FTP for .NET by Dart Communications offers a comprehensive set of features for secure and reliable file transfers over FTP in .NET environments.
  • Rebex FTP/SSL for .NET enables developers to easily integrate secure and efficient FTP functionality into their .NET applications.
  • Xceed FTP for .NET provides a .NET component for building FTP applications with features like file transfer, directory listing, and progress monitoring.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of .NET communications and messaging components.

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Build UIs Faster with a Drag-and-Drop Enabled IDE

4月 15, 2024
Drag-and-drop functionality streamlines user interface design in Integrated Development Environments by offering an intuitive workflow.

In integrated development environments (IDEs), the drag-and-drop interface provides a user-friendly graphical interface that simplifies the creation, modification, and configuration of applications. This feature enables developers to intuitively place objects such as buttons, text fields, pre-written code modules, and images onto the application's canvas or design surface by merely dragging items with a mouse. This method not only accelerates the development process, particularly in crafting user interfaces, but also reduces the likelihood of coding errors. By minimizing the need for direct code entry, it offers a streamlined and intuitive workflow that benefits both novice and seasoned developers alike.

Several integrated development environments offer a drag and drop interface, including:

  • IntelliJ IDEA by JetBrains is an intelligent IDE for Java that offers drag and drop functionality, simplifying complex tasks by letting you visually arrange elements with the mouse.
  • Delphi Enterprise by Embarcadero is an advanced IDE featuring a visual design menu which allows you to drag and drop visual and non-visual components from the palette.
  • B4i (iOS) by Anywhere Software is a development tool for native iOS applications that allows developers to drag and drop elements in a WYSIWYG designer.
  • RemObjects Elements is a modern, multi-purpose and tool chain for software development that offers IDEs for macOS and Windows with drag-and-drop support.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of IDEs.

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更輕鬆地編輯和操作 JSON5 檔

4月 15, 2024
Oxygen JSON Editor 26.1 支援語法高亮顯示和驗證功能,可在處理 JSON5 檔時節省您的時間和精力。


Oxygen JSON Editor is a specialized tool that simplifies working with JSON data. It provides multiple editing views: a text mode for familiar editing with features like content completion and validation, a grid mode for viewing JSON as nested tables for easy manipulation, and even an author mode that translates JSON into a visual XML structure. This flexibility, along with support for related formats like JSON Schema and YAML, makes Oxygen a powerful option for anyone who frequently edits or creates JSON data.

The Oxygen JSON Editor 26.1 release adds text editing support for JSON5 documents. JSON5 is an extension of the JSON data format designed for human readability. It incorporates features from JavaScript, like comments, unquoted keys for valid identifiers, and trailing commas, making it easier to write and maintain configuration files. Oxygen JSON Editor's outline view now provides syntax highlighting for JSON5 files, making it easier to read and understand. Validation support ensures that your JSON5 file is formatted correctly, preventing errors before they happen.

To see a full list of what's new in version 26.1, see our release notes.

Oxygen JSON Editor is licensed per Named user and is available as a Timed License subscription. See our Oxygen JSON Editor licensing page for full details.

For more information, visit our Oxygen JSON Editor product page.

輕鬆導入和匯出 PDF 註釋

4月 15, 2024
Syncfusion Essential Studio Flutter 2024 Volume 1 讓您將 PDF 注釋交換為 FDF 和 XFDF,從而提高了資料可攜性。


Syncfusion Essential Studio Flutter, available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise, is a powerful UI toolkit that enables you to build beautiful and performant mobile apps for Android and iOS using Flutter. It provides a rich suite of pre-built widgets for common design elements like charts, data grids, calendars, and PDF viewers. These widgets are highly customizable and allow you to quickly implement stunning visuals and advanced functionalities without spending time on repetitive coding.

The Syncfusion Essential Studio Flutter 2024 Volume 1 (25.1.35) release introduces support for importing and exporting PDF annotations. This enables users to collaborate seamlessly by sharing annotated PDFs and importing annotations from external sources, with support for formats such as XFDF, FDF, and JSON.

To see a full list of what's new in version 2024 Volume 1 (25.1.35), see our release notes.

Syncfusion Essential Studio Flutter is available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise which is licensed per developer starting with a Team License of up to five developers. It is available as a 12 Month Timed Subscription License which includes support and maintenance. See our Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise licensing page for full details.

For more information, visit our Syncfusion Essential Studio Flutter product page.

慶祝與 AlterNET Software 合作 3 周年

4月 15, 2024
ComponentSource 和 AlterNET Software 紀念合作三周年,為 WinForms 和 WPF 開發人員提供了創新的解決方案。


ComponentSource, the world's largest marketplace for software components, and AlterNET Software a leading supplier of .NET Windows Forms and WPF controls are pleased to celebrate their 3 year partnership, working together to deliver solutions to enhance developers' applications.

AlterNET Software, based in Sydney, Australia, develops tools specifically for the .NET framework. Its flagship product, AlterNET Studio, is a suite of component libraries that can be integrated into existing .NET applications. This allows users to extend those applications with functionalities like embedded scripting. Scripters can leverage languages like C#, Visual Basic, and Python to create custom actions within the application. AlterNET Studio also includes a built-in code editor and a graphical form designer, enabling on-the-fly code modifications and user interface creation directly within the host application.

By leveraging ComponentSource's global network and expertise in software distribution AlterNET Software has expanded its customer base worldwide. This partnership allows AlterNET Software to tap into ComponentSource's expertise in software licensing, subscription management, and customer support, freeing AlterNET Software's team to focus on product development and core business activities.

Learn more about AlterNET Software.