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LinuxPR: TheKompany.com Releases Black Adder, A Windows/Linux Development Environment for Python

Jan 10, 2001, 15:00 (11 Talkback[s])

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"Rancho Santa Margarita, CA -- 10 January 2001 -- theKompany.com, producers and distributors of high-quality open source and commercial Linux software, announces the release of its Windows/Linux GUI development environment for Python, BlackAdder. BlackAdder combines a visual design environment with debugging, syntax highlighting, ODBC interfaces and extensive HTML documentation into a comprehensive platform for developing Python applications, announces president and CEO Shawn Gordon."

"The Python scripting language is an important enabling platform for us in all of our products," says Gordon. "During the course of creating widget and scripting front ends for Python we realized what a great opportunity we had for taking advantage of the multi-platform nature of Python to build a comprehensive tool for creating Python based applications," Gordon said. "We talked to Trolltech, the creators of the Qt windowing toolkit on which BlackAdder is based on and eGenix, creators of the multi-platform ODBC interfaces for Python known as mxODBC, and were able to derive a license arrangement to bring the most power and flexibility to BlackAdder".

"What is especially exciting for our customers is that BlackAdder not only runs on Linux and Windows, it generates applications that will run on either system as well. This protects your investment in development by enabling you to develop and deploy your applications almost anywhere. Unlike similar products, BlackAdder includes all the elements needed for developing complete applications and the rights to re-distribute the necessary run-time elements," says Gordon."

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