ComponentOne Extends Partnership with DiscountASP.NET - Offering New ASP.NET AJAX-Ready Components to DiscountASP.NET Customers

October 18, 2006 - PITTSBURGH, PA - ComponentOne today announced that ComponentOne's award winning UI components, WebMenus and WebBars for ASP.NET, are now available to new customers who purchase ASP.NET 2.0 hosting packages from DiscountASP.NET. ComponentOne and DiscountASP.NET have again partnered to provide ASP.NET developers with the leading suite of ASP.NET AJAX ready components for building next-generation Web interfaces.

The WebMenus and WebBars for ASP.NET component suite was named the winner of the 2006 Visual Studio Magazine Reader's Choice award in the UI Components, Web Forms category by the readers of Visual Studio Magazine. The latest release, 2006 v3, provides ASP.NET AJAX-ready Menu, Toolbar, Tabstrip, Treeview, and TopicBar UI components allowing developers to add highly-interactive, AJAX-enabled UI's to their ASP.NET Web sites and applications.

All customers who purchase a hosting package from DiscountASP.NET will be eligible for a single license of ComponentOne WebMenus and WebBars for ASP.NET 2006 v3. This release adds optimized ASP.NET rendering, drastically reducing HTML input by up to 80% or more, plus adds support for Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX Framework (formerly "ATLAS"). Qualifying DiscountASP.NET customers will receive a promotion code and instructions on how to access their free ComponentOne components in their DiscountASP.NET control panel. For more information about this exclusive offer for DiscountASP.NET customers, visit https://www.DiscountASP.NET.

"We are pleased to offer ASP.NET developers with the innovative components offered in WebMenus and WebBars for ASP.NET," said Gustavo Eydelsteyn, managing director of ComponentOne. "This component toolset provides ASP.NET developers with the ability to enhance their application development and deployment experience and offer end users with exceptional navigational functionality and an easy to use interface."

About ComponentOne:
ComponentOne is the premier provider of development and Help authoring tools for application developers using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, and Borland® Delphi® for .NET, and Help authors who write and design Help systems. The ComponentOne products are used by developers and Help authors worldwide for developing mission-critical ActiveX, .NET, ASP.NET, and Mobile Device applications, and Help systems. ComponentOne has received numerous industry and user accolades for their component tools, including awards from Info World, PC Magazine, Programmer's Paradise, Software Development Magazine, SD Times, Vbxtras, Visual Studio Magazine, .NET Developer Journal, Society for Technical Communication, and Visual Systems Journal.

About DiscountASP.NET:
DiscountASP.NET is an award-winning innovative leader in advanced Microsoft Windows-based shared hosting, focused on providing the best value in ASP.NET web hosting and SQL database hosting. DiscountASP.NET is a Microsoft Certified Partner and featured ASP.NET Host in the Microsoft ASP.NET Hosting Advantage Program. The DiscountASP.NET web hosting plan includes instant activation, access to custom-built ASP.NET-powered control panels, web hosting on secure and reliable ASP.NET platforms where each website is hosted in its own isolated application pool, and access to many free ASP and ASP.NET components. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET technology and innovation, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable and feature-rich ASP.NET web hosting.

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