SubMain maintains GhostDoc as a free tool for .NET developers; releases new version; seeks input from the community on product enhancements
Kirkland, WA, June 1, 2009 - An agreement between SubMain and Roland Weigelt, author of GhostDoc, will place future development of GhostDoc in the hands of SubMain. GhostDoc (http://submain.com/ghostdoc) is the popular XML Comments and documentation helper tool which SubMain will continue to maintain as a free product.
"I'm happy to transfer GhostDoc to SubMain," says Roland. "SubMain has extensive experience with similar projects and can use their development team expertise to evolve the tool."
Serge Baranovsky, President of SubMain, understands the importance of GhostDoc to the .NET community and welcomes ideas on the product improvement.
"We are very excited about taking over the future of an excellent tool such as GhostDoc," says Serge. "We have great respect for what Roland has done. The tool is very easy to use and it just works! We are committed to maintaining this wonderful free tool; we welcome the community feedback and suggestions."
SubMain has a track record of supporting the development community: publishing SmartOutline for .NET, the company's own free development tool; a free 100+ page .NET Coding Guidelines eBook; vbCity.com, a VB and .NET developer community, which it founded 10 years ago; dev.net.ua, which it founded in the last 5 years, the premier Ukrainian .NET developer community; and VBFeeds, an aggregation service for Visual Basic related blogs and publications.
SubMain would also like to announce today the availability of the new version of GhostDoc (v2.5) which improves user setup experience, adds support for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 and full support for Visual Basic.
Additionally, today SubMain is making available a new version of CodeIt.Right (http://submain.com/codeit.right) that adds IntelliComment feature based on the GhostDoc algorithm and offers improved and automated generation of XML Comments.
For more on the agreement, please see the interview with Roland Weigelt and Serge Baranovsky - What's in the shop for GhostDoc? (http://submain.com/ghostdoc/future)
SubMain, a Division of vbCity.com LLC, makes productivity tools for .NET developers. The company's flagship product CodeIt.Right helps developers across the globe to follow team standards and best practices, improve code security and performance, find potential issues early in the development cycle. SubMain is a Microsoft Certified Partner.
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