ComponentArt, a provider of data-presentation software products for .NET applications, has released ComponentArt Mobile Dashboard Server 2012, the first update of the mobile business intelligence (BI) product that ComponentArt released in September 2011. Mobile Dashboard Server 2012 enables developers to create interactive dashboards as Windows Runtime (WinRT), Silverlight, or Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Visual Studio projects and deliver them to any device via automatic HTML5 conversion by the ComponentArt MDS runtime.
New features in Mobile Dashboard Server 2012 include
- a new Mobile UI control set (11 new controls)
- new security and authentication modules
- a streamlined application development model
- expanded Visual Studio project templates and product documentation
Using ComponentArt Mobile Dashboard Server 2012 in Visual Studio
ComponentArt Mobile Dashboard Server 2012 is geared toward enterprise mobile BI users. Using the product, developers create dashboards as XAML apps, which can be run under on Silverlight, WPF, or Windows 8 WinRT, using Visual Studio and ComponentArt Data Visualization. The BI apps can connect to any ODBC or web service-based data provider (e.g., Microsoft Excel, SQL Server, Oracle). Once an app is finished, it is deployed to Mobile Dashboard Server, and the MDS runtime converts the app to HTML5.
You can find more information about ComponentArt Mobile Dashboard Server 2012 here. Contact ComponentArt for product pricing or to set up an evaluation.