Black Marble makes use of the DevExpress suite of products (Coderush/Refactor) to enhance our developer experience using Visual Studio, and would recommend them for improved quality of code and delivery.
DevExpress engineers feature-complete Presentation Components, Reporting Systems, IDE Productivity Tools and Business Application Frameworks for Visual Studio .NET. Our technologies help you build your best, see complex software with greater clarity, increase your productivity and create stunning applications for Windows and Web in the shortest possible time.
To address customer needs and deliver elegant solutions, you need components and presentation controls that work as expected - each and every time. Learn more about the complete range of DevExpress presentation controls, including grids, editors, schedulers, pivot tables, OLAP cubes, toolbars, charts, tree and listviews.
Today, software consumers demand more than ever from developers. The pressure to deliver more features with higher quality in less time has never been greater. Developer Express created CodeRush and Refactor! to help developers and managers meet increased demands for quality and functionality, boosting productivity while eliminating repetition that erodes creativity.
Gibraltar Software writes .NET developer tools to help you build rock-solid .NET software.
Our flagship product, Gibraltar, provides advanced logging & analysis of errors, performance and usage patterns for all .NET applications including WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET, WCF, Silverlight, and Win32 services. With Gibraltar you can know about every unique error that happens in production, continuously monitor your apps for performance bottlenecks and make development decisions based on hard data about what features are and aren't important to your customers.
We are also the guys behind VistaDB, an embedded SQL database engine for .NET applications that offers significant deployment advantages over Microsoft SQL Compact Edition, Microsoft SQL Server Express, Microsoft Access and other lightweight database alternatives. For example, VistaDB is the only .NET embedded database that allows Xcopy deployment of a single DLL for both 32 and 64 bit runtime support.
Since 1983 Grey Matter has provided independent and trusted software supply, management and advice for organisations of all sizes seeking solutions to their business, technical, development and miscellaneous requirements.
Grey Matter is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Licensing, an Oracle Partner, a VMware Enterprise Partner, a Symantec Silver Partner, an Authorised Adobe CLP Reseller, an Intel Software Elite Reseller, an Embarcadero Master Reseller and we supply software from over 2,000 publishers. See our accreditations page for more details. We also offer a software sourcing service for those difficult to find and buy products.
Black Marble is participating in the Grey Matter ISV Know How Program as a key Application Lifecycle Services provider. For more details call 01364 655140
Black Marble make use of Typemock's unit testing tools to enhance our own testing environment, to ensure we deliver quality code, for maximum efficiency.
Typemock develop software that delivers the benefits of quick and easy unit testing to .NET developers, ensuring quality code, with the minimum amount of debugging.
In our experience, Typemock’s tools enable a significant reduction in the cost of development as the the sooner bugs are caught during the development process, the lower the cost of de-bugging.
Over 1500 companies around the world use Typemock products today. The Typemock user population includes developers from a wide range of industries - including defense, medicine, and finance - sectors that demand exceptionally high standards of quality and minimum errors. Black Marble's Engineering Director, Richard Fennell is a Typemock MVP, and speaks/blogs frequently on his use of their software.