FinalBuilder 3.1 Adds Seapine Surround SCM Integration

VSoft Technologies Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the immediate availability of FinalBuilder 3.1, the award winning Automated Build and Release management tool for Windows software developers and software release engineers. FinalBuilder 3.1 Adds Seapine Surround SCM Integration.

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Canberra, Australia (PRWEB) April 22, 2005

FinalBuilder 3.1 is an incremental upgrade for FinalBuilder 3, which was released in February this year. The major changes in 3.1 include integration with Seapine Surround SCM and a console version of FinalBuilder. In addition to the major features, many minor enhancements have been made including upgrading support of 3rd party tools such as XenoCode 2005 and Wise Installer 6, and a new action that attempts to fix COM interop references in C#, VB.NET, or J# Visual Studio project files.

FinalBuilder 3.1 is a free upgrade for all existing FinalBuilder 3 users.

The new console version of FinalBuilder allows the build process to be run without the overhead of the Windows GUI. This can dramatically increase the speed of the build process and frees up resources on the build machine. The console version is only available in the Professional edition of FinalBuilder.

"We're very pleased to be able to add Surround SCM integration to FinalBuilder. We already had FinalBuilder actions for a number of other version control systems, and our customers were telling us they wanted Surround SCM integration. We listened, took the time to get to know Surround SCM well, and the result is some very happy customers. Seapine was very supportive of our efforts, which made the integration possible in a very short timeframe." says Vincent Parrett, CEO VSoft Technologies.

Seapine Surround SCM integration allows the FinalBuilder build process to interact with the Surround SCM source code repository. Surround SCM is a full-featured version manager that controls who changes files and remembers what they changed and when. Advanced branching and private branches facilitate concurrent development of products and version. FinalBuilder supports the following Surround SCM actions: Get, Check Out, Check In, Label, Create Branch, Freeze Branch, Unfreeze Branch, Check Out Report, and Generic Report. More information about Surround SCM is available at: http://www.seapine.com/surroundscm.html

“Developing quality software requires the ability to rebuild exact duplicates of any version of your software. Surround SCM's integration with FinalBuilder provides an exceptional solution for automating and managing this critical process,” said Richard Riccetti, president of Seapine Software. “We are pleased that VSoft has added direct support for Surround SCM into FinalBuilder 3.1.”

FinalBuilder 3 is an end-to-end build and release management system that dramatically accelerates the software development cycle by automating the build process. It can be used to automate everything from integration with version control systems to compilation of source code to burning a CD or DVD. In addition to increasing the speed and reliability of the build process, FinalBuilder also increases staff productivity by relieving them of repetitive and error prone tasks.

Pricing starts at $379 per developer for FinalBuilder 3 Standard Edition and $499 per developer for FinalBuilder 3 Professional Edition. A fully functional 30 day evaluation copy is available from our website. Visit the FinalBuilder website for more information at http://www.finalbuilder.com

About VSoft Technologies Pty Ltd

VSoft Technologies is the leading provider of automated build software for Windows developers and configuration management engineers. Founded in 1997, VSoft Technologies is based in Canberra, Australia.

Contact: Tate Needham

Marketing Manager

VSoft Technologies Pty Ltd

P.O.Box 126

Erindale Center

Canberra

ACT 2903

Australia

Tel: +61 2 62912702

Email : tate@finalbuilder.com

About Seapine Software

Seapine Software, Inc., located in Mason, Ohio, develops industry-leading software development solutions. Seapine’s scalable product line automates the software development lifecycle. More than 6,400 companies worldwide use Seapine’s products to develop higher quality software solutions. For more information about Seapine Software and its products, go to: http://www.seapine.com/.

Contact: Jennifer Davenport

Marketing Communications Manager

Seapine Software, Inc.

(513) 754-1655, extension 1554

Email: marketing@seapine.com

FinalBuilder and FinalBuilder ActionStudio are trademarks or registered trademarks of VSoft Technologies Pty Ltd. All other trademarks mentioned in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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