BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Rogue Wave Software, Inc., the leader in enterprise class C++ components and infrastructure, today announced the release of Rogue Wave® Stingray® Studio Edition 10.0 for C++ application graphic user interface (GUI) development.

Rogue Wave's GUI application development experts built the Stingray product to provide a broad set of flexible, comprehensive components. These components handle the details of GUI functionality and allow developers to focus on end-user requirements and the business logic of an application. The latest edition includes added support for the Microsoft Windows Vista® operating system, Visual Studio® 2005 Service Pack 1 and for Visual Studio® 2008.

"The Stingray Studio Edition 10.0 incorporates our ongoing goal of timely product releases that support a broad range of platforms," said Patrick Leonard, Vice President, Engineering and Product Strategy at Rogue Wave. "Rogue Wave is committed to helping C++ developers maintain and extend their solutions to meet the changing needs of their users. Stingray Studio's ease-of-use and enhanced maintenance capabilities allow developers to evolve existing GUI-based applications."

"The reusable GUI components allow our customers to avoid handling the low-level details of user-interface application development," Leonard added. "Also, the inclusion of full source code enables delivery of a highly customized end-product."

Upgrades in Stingray Edition 10.0 include:

--  The Stingray Studio 10.0 Microsoft Foundation Class libraries now run
    on the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system;
--  Vista Classic look and feel has been implemented across the entire
    Stingray Studio suite;
--  Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1;
--  Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.

About Rogue Wave Stingray

Stingray components provide rich interfaces that can be used to mimic the look and feel of Microsoft applications such as Excel®, Chart®, Visio®, Visual Studio® and Outlook®. Stingray's libraries of MFC extension classes work seamlessly with other technologies, like ActiveX® and the Microsoft .NET® framework, in both 32-bit and 64-bit environments. Full source code is included, which allows developers to build integrated and fully-customizable products.

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About Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave Software, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise class C++ components and infrastructure that enable organizations to build and deploy high performance applications. Only Rogue Wave provides the most complete C++ technology stack including C++ components, UI components, run-time infrastructure, and services. Today, thousands of organizations worldwide have chosen Rogue Wave. For more information visit

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