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July 14, 2009- Tel Aviv, Israel- Gizmox, www.visualwebgui.com, announces today that its flagship product Visual WebGui, the rich Internet application platform, now enables customers to build and deploy applications to Microsoft’s cloud computing environment, Windows Azure. With the use of Visual WebGui, Gizmox will demonstrate to customers and partners an extremely fast and low-cost method to port line of business (LOB) applications to the cloud at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in New Orleans. Simple Cloud Migration Visual WebGui creates native applications with Windows Azure that can run on the cloud and enables the migration of on-premises LOB applications to the cloud without rewrite - saving enterprises huge costs in development and deployment time. Familiar User Experience Visual WebGui’s unique IP architecture allows users accustomed to on-premise LOB a... (more)

HealthRx creates biosafety monitoring web application using Visual WebGui

"Visual WebGui allowed us to spend more time on providing a solution to our customer’s needs and less time on the technical details of web application development" --J. Patrick Vandersluis, Ph.D., CEO of HealthRx Overview HealthRx Corporation provides software solutions for healthcare, biomedical research, biosafety, and complex patient management.  Notable HealthRx customers include the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   Business Needs In 2002, HealthRx Corporation developed a rich-client solution for the NIH to catalogue and track all potentially hazardous materials used in the many institutes’ biomedical research.  The growing need for a web-based solution inspired HealthRx to fold this solution, then called the Potentially Hazardous Materials Information System (PHMIS), into their PI-Dashboard offering, an online bi... (more)

Gizmox Announces Release of Visual WebGui 6.2

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gizmox, the developer of Visual WebGui open source platform, today announced the release of Visual WebGui 6.2. The upgrade will introduce a complete integration into the Visual Studio designer, allowing Visual WebGui Projects to be configured without any need for manual configuration. The Silverlight Package has also been upgraded to include the Silverlight Packager into the Visual Studio Project Property Pages. In addition, the new version can also be installed without Visual Studio and allows developing web from almost any machine with either the free Visual Studio Express edition, the open source SharpDevelop, or even Notepad. The upgraded version allows Visual WebGui to expose the entire set of desktop development tools exactly as in WinForms, a level that was unreachable in previous versions. The new version also con... (more)

Help Desk Ticketing System Using Visual WebGui

Overview Golden West Technologies provides Internet Help Desk services to many small to medium sized Internet Service Providers (ISPs) throughout the United States.  Golden West Technologies prides itself on offering excellent service levels to its clients.  The Internet Help Desk provides a branded solution, 24/7 skilled staffing, digital call recording, customizable escalation and outage procedures, and a fully redundant data center environment. In order to provide superior service to our ISP's, it was deemed necessary to build in-house a custom, robust, and full featured ticketing system. In this effort, Visual WebGui provided the framework for our developer to produce a functional RIA and deploy the first phase of the ticketing system in 8 months. Business needs A call center environment is one of milliseconds which equate to bottom line financial gains or los... (more)

Trading Desk Application's UI Completed Using Visual WebGui

Montrusco Bolton Investments is a Montreal firm with over 60 years of investment experience. MBI offers a range of equity, fixed income and alternative investment solutions and supported by two solid institutional partners: Affiliated Managers Group and Solidarity Fund QFL. The company uses a trading desk application to send trade information to brokers and to different departments within the company by email and printouts. The Trading Desk application is used to determine the transactions needed in the portfolios that the company manages. It is an interface that creates transactions into another table in the database for another department and sends emails to the brokers with the transactions to process in attachment (a pdf file that is created with Crystal Reports). Business Needs The company had a VB 6.0 application that didn't meet the requirements anymore as t... (more)

Desktop Spreadsheet Applications Upgraded to User-friendly Web UI with Minimal work

"For many years we looked at ASP.NET and other web technologies, but none of them allowed us the flexibility, speed of development and ease of maintenance that we could deliver with a desktop application. Visual WebGui changed that." Overview WorksLink was founded in 1998 out of a strong desire by the people working on complex construction and engineering projects to have an integrated system to better coordinate the information used by those working there. During the past 11 years the company has created systems for many construction and engineering sites, initially using Microsoft Access and more recently .NET WinForms, and always with a SQL Server back end. WorksLink is a Visual WebGui based system employed to simplify the information flow between functional silos within and between units in several construction companies working as a joint venture to deliver th... (more)

Visual WebGui 'Empty Client' Security Concept

Introduction The following document is a Visual WebGui security concept summary. Exploring the Visual WebGui unique pipeline protocol will shade light on the reasons why Visual WebGui is secured by design. Abstract Visual WebGui is a server based architecture executing the application business logics on the server and projecting the UI to the client (as describes in figure 1 below). Utilizing IIS and ASP.NET session, a metadata of the relevant UI objects tree is kept on the server. Figure 1   A highly optimized protocol by Visual WebGui is responsible to send events to the server and instructions to the client. Empty Client: the client is using a small, plain and static JavaScript kernel to communicate with the server and render the UI. Security concept highlight: Visual WebGui client script cannot control the server behavior by definition! Architecture Client/S... (more)

Visual WebGui 6.3.7 Platform for Rich AJAX Applications Released

Gizmox released today a new version of the Visual WebGui Platform for Rich .NET AJAX applications. Visual WebGui 6.3.7 is a further stabilization to the 6.3 pre-release version which adds support for wrapping of AJAX based controls into the Visual WebGui framework as well as support for additional languages. The platform is available in free open source and free trial (commercial Professional Studio) versions. All downloads are available for free here! To view the Change log for 6.3.7 click here. ... (more)

Visual WebGui Launches Weekly Online Show

Visual WebGui is launching a new weekly online show geared to give the developer, IT, and web design communities the inside scoop on the Visual WebGui RIA platform. “Geeks on a Role,” hosted by Visual WebGui creator Guy Peled and Eyal Albert, VWG’s developer experience manager, will provide a platform for information and knowledge sharing for the Visual WebGui community by discussing the latest company news, product announcements, technology demos and general development topics. In addition, each week Geeks on a Role will choose questions sent in from the audience or posted on the Visual WebGui forums to provide on air answers and solutions. Watch Geeks on a Role - Episode 1 The first episode of Geeks on a Role discusses the new UI customization abilities in the release of Visual WebGui 6.4 Preview Version 1, and the current 6.3 version of the Visual WebGui Professi... (more)

Monsta Entertainment creates data input Web application using Visual WebGui

"Thanks to Visual WebGui, Monsta allows song writers to upload their catalog of songs and get them instantly reviewed by publishers in a responsive, easy to use web based application environment." --Monsta Entertainment's Jamie Simonsen   Overview Monsta Entertainment was formed in 2006 as an IT specialist company providing services to the music industry and soon discovered that the music industry was not only in disarray, but that the people running the industry were technologically disadvantaged and restricted by one major issue: how could they possibly implement technology into an industry with vast amounts of data (millions of songs) while resources (employee’s and income) were shrinking at a rate of 30% per year (the sinking ship theory). Monsta Entertainment had to take a step back and analyze just how it was going to succeed in an industry in times like this... (more)

Visual WebGui Joins Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner Program

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Visual WebGui, Developed and Marketed by Gizmox, is a Revolutionary Approach to Creating DHTML or Microsoft Silverlight Applications Visual WebGui, helping bring AJAX & Microsoft Silverlight applications to enterprises, today announced that they have joined the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program, to closer align Visual WebGui's line of products with Microsoft Visual Studio. Through support for Visual Studio, Visual WebGui (VWG) helps customers more easily develop & deploy DHTML or Microsoft Silverlight-based line-of-business applications for the Web. For enterprise application developers familiar with Microsoft Windows Forms, Visual WebGui provides more than 60 out-of-the box controls to enable rapid construction of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) that run on ASP.NET and Silverlight. By using VWG, ente... (more)