Micro Focus Boosts Application Development Effectiveness

ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Micro Focus (LSE:MCRO.L), the leading provider of enterprise application modernization, testing, and management solutions today announced the launch of its Borland DevPartner Studio version 11 family of products with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012. DevPartner Studio enables application and system developers to trap bottlenecks, locate instabilities, and wring out potential defects from application code – all from within Visual Studio 2012.

“We’re happy to work with partners like Micro Focus to build on the benefits of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 for the development community”

DevPartner complements the diagnostic and troubleshooting tools inside Microsoft Visual Studio 2012. DevPartner provides detailed analysis to developers searching for problems in their application logic and predicts and identifies potential issues when memory, processor, and system resources are not treated carefully in mission-critical software code. This new product release delivers tremendous value to developers and software delivery teams to automate tasks for isolating and correcting problems before new software is released to end users.

Key benefits of DevPartner Studio 11 include:

  • Coverage of a wide range of Visual Studio, .NET, and native application construction tools for applications deployed on the Windows platform
  • Increased developer productivity, improved problem triage, and automated code inspection, often one of the hardest and most time-consuming tasks in the development process
  • Easy access to robust tools for development teams, allowing them to check business applications on .NET and native platforms to ensure their durability

The DevPartner integration with Visual Studio delivers a significant advantage for today’s application and systems developer – improving development experience, productivity and accelerating time to market.

“This tight product integration is a result of close collaboration and a commitment by Micro Focus and Microsoft to provide the best value to our customers,” said Archie Roboostoff, Sr. Borland Solutions Portfolio Director at Micro Focus. “DevPartner has historically delivered award-winning troubleshooting capabilities for core applications, and now DevPartner 11 is ushering in another generation of great, stable, and effective development products designed for today’s Visual Studio developer.”

DevPartner Studio’s launch within the Visual Studio 2012 integrated developer environment offers .NET, native, and web application developers solid tools for software development. It also supports Microsoft’s implementation of ISO C++11, the latest C++ standard, to leverage top performance capabilities on the Windows platform. Combining leadership in application troubleshooting with the reach of Microsoft Visual Studio delivers lasting value to application and systems developers.

“We’re happy to work with partners like Micro Focus to build on the benefits of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 for the development community,” said Tom Lindeman, Director of the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program at Microsoft. “Having DevPartner 11 in the Visual Studio 2012 toolbox enables developers to more quickly build fast and stable modern applications. As a founding member of the Visual Studio Industry Program, DevPartner has for more than 20 years continued to grow and mature, providing top tools for professional developers.”

For more information on DevPartner 11, visit: http://www.microfocus.com/devpartner11.

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus, a member of the FTSE 250, provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers’ business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk. For additional information please visit www.microfocus.com.

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