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IVI Technologies Announces Stylus Studio Release X14 Is Now Available
Nov 13, 2011 (08:11 AM EST)


Latest release includes developer-friendly features including support for XQuery 3.0, XSLT 3.0, XPath 3.0, rich media and more

MIAMI, Nov. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IVI Technologies, the master distributor of Progress® DataDirect® Stylus Studio®, the award-winning XML Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Progress Software, today announced the immediate availability of the Stylus Studio X14 XML Enterprise Suite. The latest Stylus Studio product release features support for the latest standards in XML technologies and new productivity tools designed to further simplify and automate frequently encountered XML development and data integration tasks. Product highlights include native support of XQuery 3.0, XSLT 3.0, XPath 3.0, Rich Media and expanded PDF generation support.

The Stylus Studio product is marketed and sold through IVI Technologies. IT professionals can download a free trial of the Stylus Studio X14 XML Enterprise Edition Suite today at: http://www.stylusstudio.com/download.

"The release of the Stylus Studio X14 Suite has raised the bar once again in the XML IDE market," said Robert Evelyn, President, IVI Technologies. "With expanded support for XQuery 3.0, XSLT 3.0, XPath 3.0, and Rich Media capabilities, along with its existing feature-rich capabilities, the Stylus Studio X14 product is one of the most versatile and highly demanded XML IDEs on the market."

The Stylus Studio X14 Enterprise Suite provides the productivity and features needed to build mission-critical applications that impact the bottom-line. Kevin Brown, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for RenderX shares, "The tight integration between Stylus Studio and RenderX XEP engine allows XML developers to quickly transform XML using either XSLT or XQuery into rich PDF documents with embedded multimedia and customizable forms."

Additional product features available in the Stylus Studio X14 XML Enterprise Suite include:

  • XQuery 3.0 Working Draft 14 June 2011: Support for group by, try/catch expressions to handle dynamic errors, multiple where clauses, higher order functions, outer for clause.
  • XSLT 3.0 Working Draft 14 June 2011: Support for xsl:evaluate, xsl:try, xsl:catch, xsl:iterate, xsl:mode constructs.
  • XPath 3.0 Working Draft 14 June 2011: Support for fn:serialize, fn:parse-xml, unparsed-text-lines, format-date, format-time, and format-dateTime, format-number.
  • New PDF Rich Media Support: The Stylus Studio product now offers support for the production of PDF documents with Rich Media Objects. The current version supports SWF rich media formats, allowing interactive and parameterized Flash objects.
  • New PDF Form Capabilities: The Stylus Studio product now offers support for the production of PDF documents with interactive forms.
  • Performance and Scalability Enhancements: Improvements to how Stylus Studio addresses transformation, expanding our support for processing large documents in a streaming mode.
  • Usability Enhancements: User-friendly improvements to the XML Editor, XQuery Mapper, XML Pipeline Designer, and XML Schema Editor.

Pricing and Availability

Stylus Studio X14 is now available for free trial download, and for purchase at the Stylus Studio online shop. Stylus Studio X14 XML Enterprise Suite and Stylus Studio X14 XML Professional Suite are aggressively priced. Volume discounts and competitive upgrades are also available – please visit the online shop for a complete price list. For more information about enterprise licensing, or for any questions about purchasing Stylus Studio products, contact us, or send an email to styusstudio@ivitechnologies.com.

About IVI Technologies

IVI Technologies is a global software reseller and a technology company representing world-class software in the integration market space. The company is the primary go-to-market vehicle for the Progress® DataDirect® Stylus Studio® offering, the industry leading XML IDE. Contact IVI Technologies via email at: stylusstudio@ivitechnologies.com or directly at: (305) 748-4155.

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