Logidex Developer Tool Downloads Soar; Downloads Double in Last Six Months, Totaling Nearly 5,000 as Design-time Registries and Repositories Become Core to SOA Initiatives.PITTSBURGH -- LogicLibrary(R), the leader in design-time SOA governance Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) governance is a concept used for activities related to exercising control over services in a SOA. SOA governance can be seen as an overlay on IT governance, but its focus is more organizational, since services are closely related to business activities. and software reuse The ability to use software routines over again in new applications. This is one of the benefits of object technology. See object-oriented programming. , today announced that downloads of its Logidex Asset Viewer have doubled in the last six months. Downloads have reached a volume of nearly 5,000 across all properties where the Asset Viewer is available, including LogicLibrary's own Logidex Asset Center, CNET's download.com, and the Microsoft Developers Network (MSDN (MicroSoft Developer Network) A subscription service from Microsoft for software developers. It includes technical documentation and news, patches and fixes for existing products and beta copies of upcoming releases. ) site. This rapid increase indicates a strong demand for Logidex tools among architects and developers looking to simplify the creation, integration and governance of enterprise applications throughout the complete application lifecycle.
"The rise in Logidex downloads comes at a time when enterprises are ramping up SOA (1) (Start Of Authority) The first record in a DNS zone file. See DNS records.
(2) (Service Oriented Architecture) The modularization of business functions for greater flexibility and reusability. initiatives. A well-designed repository/registry is where everything comes together on the architectural/development side of SOA," said Alan Himler, vice president of product management and marketing at LogicLibrary.
The Logidex Asset Viewer allows registered users to search the Logidex library to locate key software development assets (SDAs) and associated documentation, code snippets and other related information for viewing and downloading. The library provides access to Sun Microsystems' Java(TM) Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. ) Core Patterns, Microsoft .NET-based best practices and assets, Microsoft Enterprise Library The Microsoft Enterprise Library is a set of tools and programming libraries for the Microsoft .NET Framework developed by Microsoft's patterns and practices department. It allows developers to integrate various reusable and extensible "Application Blocks" into their . , and the Federal Enterprise Architecture The Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) is an initiative of the US Office of Management and Budget that aims to comply with the Clinger-Cohen Act and provide a common methodology for information technology (IT) acquisition in the United States federal government. (FEA (Finite Element Analysis) A mathematical technique for analyzing stress, which breaks down a physical structure into substructures called "finite elements." The finite elements and their interrelationships are converted into equation form and solved mathematically. ) Reference Models and assets. By making these application blocks available, LogicLibrary is helping developers and architects more efficiently locate and deploy them to meet their technical and business needs.
Microsoft selected the Logidex .NET Library as the first third-party product to be hosted on MSDN three years ago, giving millions of developers and architects invaluable resources that are consistent, extensible and easy to use with Visual Studio. Today more than 40 percent of LogicLibrary's customers rely on the Microsoft development environment. Beginning July 24, the Logidex .NET library will be exclusively available on the Logidex Asset Center. Developers can locate and download assets in the development environment of their choice by visiting www.logidexassetcenter.com.
"Our longstanding partnership with Microsoft and presently MSDN has successfully seeded the marketplace with convenient, powerful tools to solve common enterprise development challenges, resulting in quicker production of high-quality applications and faster return-on-investment. Now we'll move those resources to our own Asset Development Center to provide a single resource for organizations that almost always leverage a combination of .NET, Java, Eclipse and other popular programming languages," added Himler.
The Logidex Asset Viewer is currently available for download at the following URLs:
LogicLibrary's Logidex Asset Center http://www.logidexassetcenter.com/assetcenter/lacwelcome.php
CNET (body) CNET - Centre national d'Etudes des Telecommunications. The French national telecommunications research centre at Lannion. Download.com http://www.download.com/Logidex-Asset-Viewer/3000-2251_4-10448814.html
MSDN Lab http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/logiclibrary/logiclibrary.aspx
The most widely-used metadata repository for software development assets (SDAs), Logidex features integrated registry/repository functionality and configurable governance policies that make it possible for organizations to actively track and manage services throughout their lifecycle. Featuring tight integration with the industry's leading development environments, Logidex simplifies the creation, integration and governance of enterprise applications throughout the complete application lifecycle. Its powerful mapping and discovery engine gives businesses and government organizations the ability to identify, manage and control the design, development and consumption of services throughout the distributed enterprise.
LogicLibrary is the leading provider of software and services that make it possible for enterprises to manage and reuse SDAs. The company's patent-pending technology provides a comprehensive and collaborative approach for creating, migrating and integrating enterprise applications for use in service-oriented architecture See SOA. , Web services (1) Loosely, any online service delivered over the Web. Such usage appears in articles from non-technical sources, but not in IT-oriented publications, because definition #2 below describes the correct use of the term. and other software development initiatives.
LogicLibrary has been positioned in the "Leader" quadrant in Gartner Inc.'s 2H05 to 1H06 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Repositories(a) and maintains strategic partnerships with Microsoft, as a Premier member of the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP VSIP Visual Studio Industry Partner (Microsoft)
VSIP Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park
VSIP Visual Studio Integration Program (Microsoft)
VSIP Voluntary Separation Incentive Program ) program, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , as an Advanced PartnerWorld Partner, and Serena. LogicLibrary has been recognized the past three years on the SD Times 100 list of leaders and innovators in the software development industry and has integration partnerships that include Microsoft, IBM, Eclipse and Borland. LogicLibrary is headquartered in Pittsburgh, with an additional office in Rochester, MN. For more information, visit http://www.logiclibrary.com.
(a) 2H05 to 1H06 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Repositories; Michael Blechar; June 30, 2005.
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