Welcome to the July 2008 issue of the Aspose Newsletter! In this month�s newsletter, we will provide some introductory information about our spotlight product: Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services. We will also look at the new and exciting features offered in the recent releases of Aspose.Words, Aspose.BarCode, Aspose.Network and Aspose.Recognition. We will also provide information about migrating your VSTO code to Aspose using Aspose.Cells. You will learn about the latest news from Aspose along with the monthly Tech-Tip, which demonstrates how to convert a Word document to MHTML and Email, and an introduction to our featured technical article which shows you how to create an Outlook Msg file viewer.
Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services allows you to deliver native Excel reports in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. Unlike the native renderer for Excel based reports, Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services provides an extended feature set and allows RDL reports to be converted to: Excel 97-2003 binary XLS format, SpreadsheetML or the Excel 2007 XLSX format. Take the time to download the free evaluation version today to see how Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services can work for you.
Improvements in Aspose.Words for Java
The latest version 184.108.40.206 of Aspose.Words for Java has been released. In this release, a fix has been provided for the �Unrecognized format of the form field� exception, which occurred while opening a word document. For more information you can view official release page and the relevant blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Words for Java can be downloaded from here. We have also updated the Aspose.Words documentation. It now includes all code examples in three languages: C#, VB.NET and Java. The Getting Started and Programmer's Guide sections are updated. They contain over 100 code examples. For more information, please visit the relevant blog post.
Aspose.BarCode for .NET now supports Patch code and MacroPDF417 recognition
We have released Aspose.BarCode for .NET version 220.127.116.11. In this release we have added support for Patch code and MacroPDF417 recognition. We have also performed optimized build on .NET framework 3.5. For detailed information, you are requested to view the official release page and accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.BarCode for .NET can be downloaded from here.
S/MIME protocol now supported in Aspose.Network for .NET
The latest version 18.104.22.168 of Aspose.Network for .NET has been released. In this release, we have added support for S/MIME protocol. Now, you can add a digital signature to your email message. The performance of Outlook message file reader has been optimized as well as some improvements have been made to the MIME parser. This release also contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. For more information, please visit the official release page and the accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Network for .NET can be downloaded from here.
Aspose.Recognition for .NET 1.0 BETA is now available
We have just released the first Beta version of Aspose.Recognition for .NET. If you need to convert PDF files to DOC, OOXML, ODT, RTF or HTML in your application, then you should try Aspose.Recognition. It is a simple to use .NET class library that is available for any .NET version and supports both x86 and x64 modes. Aspose.Recognition employs our market leading document processing library Aspose.Words for producing all document formats. For more information, you are requested to view the official release page and the accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.Recognition for .NET can be downloaded from here.
Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services supports MS Visual Studio and SQL Server 2008
A latest version of Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services is just released that now provides the support of both Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. With this release, Aspose has become the first barcode component vendor that supports MS SQL Server 2008 features. For detailed information, you are requested to view the official release page and accompanying blog post. The latest version of Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services can be downloaded from here.
Migration from VSTO to Aspose � Aspose.Cells
In this month�s newsletter, we include information about migrating your VSTO code to Aspose.Cells for adding new worksheets to an existing excel file, filling data into the cells of each worksheet, activating a sheet in the workbook and save as the excel file. You can find the detailed information with complete code here.
Technical Article � Outlook Msg File Viewer
In this article, we will show you how to parse an Outlook Msg file in your C# application. We will use Aspose.Network for .NET for this purpose. We have developed a complete Outlook Msg file viewer. We provide step by step instructions on how you can achieve the same. The complete source code of the demo application is also provided for your convenience.
Technical Tip � Convert a Word Document to MHTML and Email
Starting with Aspose.Words for .NET version 22.214.171.124, it is now possible to save any document in MHTML (Web Archive) format. It makes it very easy to use Aspose.Words and Aspose.Network together to generate email messages with rich content and send them. This technical tip shows you how to do just that. The complete technical tip can be found here.
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