Aspose Customer Newsletter, May 2010

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100,000th User - Could it be you? – Win $3000 worth of Aspose Software

We are fast approaching our 100,000th registered user at Aspose.com, to celebrate this amazing milestone and to thank our vibrant user community we are offering a fantastic prize. The 100,000th registered Aspose user will receive a free Developer Enterprise Subscription license to our flagship product suite, the Aspose.Total Product Family, worth over $3000. If you’ve been holding off downloading a trial of our software or joining the community, now is the time to join, it could be your lucky day!, click here to sign up today or forward this newsletter to a friend you think may be interested.

Priority Support

An increasing number of customers have expressed the need for “instant” support from us, these customers have needs that are usually attached to a deadline and require dedicated attention to help solve their problems when and if they occur. To help these customers better we have introduced Priority Support. This model of support builds on our excellent free support service but for a flat fee of $399 per year will give Priority users access to greater benefits including:

  • 12 Hour Guaranteed Response Time – 7 days a week
  • Access to our private Priority Support forum
  • Issue escalation to product development teams
  • Hotfixes delivered to address your issues
  • Ability to prioritize feature requests
To read more about Priority Support click here.

Product Spotlight

Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services is a robust .NET solution which allows you to produce PDF reports in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services. Almost all RDL report features are supported, allowing you to generate high quality PDF reports that include tables, charts and images. Leveraging the mature technology within our Aspose.Pdf components, Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services is the ideal product for anyone looking to generate PDF reports in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services. Try Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services free today – See how Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services can make Reporting Services work better for you.

Aspose takes 5 awards this year in the 2009-2010 ComponentSource Awards

Aspose is incredibly proud to announce that we have received 5 awards from ComponentSource, the world’s largest provider of software tools and components. The awards include the Top 10 Bestselling Publisher Award and the Top 25 Bestselling Product Award. These awards are based on true product sales so the judging panel is the users that buy our products. You can view our current awards on our Industry Awards page.

Technical Article – Slides cloning – an insight

Cloning slides is a frequently performed activity when creating new MS PowerPoint slides from existing MS PowerPoint slides programmatically. This article covers the steps required to clone every element of a slide from one presentation to another using Aspose.Slides for .NET. You can find the complete article here.

Tutorial Video – Using auto-fit options

In this video tutorial, we show you how to auto-fit rows and columns in a worksheet using the Aspose.Cells for .NET API. In this video, we create a simple Windows application to demonstrate the Auto-Fit operations. You can view the video here.

Migration from MS SSRS to Aspose – Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Service

In this month’s newsletter we include several examples for migrating your report export solutions from MS SQL Server Reporting Services to Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services. You can find the detailed article here.
 

New Releases and Updates

  1. Aspose.BarCode for Java v2.0.0 - Supports PZN and Deutsche Post Identcode symbologies
  2. Aspose.Slides for JasperReports v1.3.0 - Supports PPTX/PPSX export and offers JasperServer & JasperReports 3.7 compatibility
  3. Aspose.Network for .NET v5.1.0 - Fixes POP3, IMAP and MSG file loading issues
  4. Aspose.Tasks for .NET v2.7.0 - Supports more features regarding MS Project 2010 MPP read capability
  5. Aspose.Report for .NET v2.5.0 - Set Chart’s attributes through XML
  6. Aspose.Pdf for .NET v4.2.0 - BindFO, Stable InLineHTML and better memory management
  7. Aspose.Pdf.Kit for .NET v4.3.0 - PDF to image conversion, image and text extraction, form, concatenate, append and insert features have been improved
  8. Aspose.Pdf.Kit for Java v2.8.0 - Image extraction, image conversion, PDF searcher and form features are improved
  9. Aspose.Slides for Java v2.2.0 - Support for PPT/PPTX to PDF and Slide/Shape names
  10. Aspose.Flash for .NET v2.7.0 - Support for converting SWF to EXE and EXE to SWF, creating slide show and applying transition effects
  11. Aspose.Words for SharePoint v1.3.0 - Supports SharePoint workflows
  12. Aspose.Words for .NET v9.0.0 - TOC update and MERGEFORMAT supported
  13. Aspose.Cells for .NET v4.9.0 - Calculate formulas beyond the Excel 2003 restriction and apply 3D chart effects
  14. Aspose.Form for .NET v2.8.1 - Choose from multiple date formats or limit the text length in your InfoPath forms
  15. Aspose.Report for Java v1.6.0 - Create Pareto, Step and Scatter charts your Java applications
  16. Aspose.BarCode for JasperReports v1.2.0 - PZN barcode supported
  17. Aspose.Cells for Java v2.2.0 - Set formulas beyond the Excel 2003 restriction and render charts in Excel to PDF