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PRNewswire: Sun Ships Open, Standards-Based Java IDE

“Sun Microsystems announced that it is shipping its Forte for
Java, Community Edition 1.0 integrated development environment
(IDE) for the Java 2 Platform. Based completely on open standards,
Forte for Java, Community Edition software offers an extensible,
integrated, cross-platform development environment enabling rapid
development of dot-com applications and is available at no charge
for download through Sun Microsystems.”

“Sun is intent on shaking up the marketplace with the Forte for
Java development tools platform,” said Mark Herring, Director of
Marketing, Forte Tools, Sun Microsystems. “The Forte for Java,
Community Edition binary release offers Java technology developers
new levels of productivity tools based on this powerful, intuitive
software development environment.”

“Forte for Java, Community Edition provides a modular Java
technology development environment that delivers integrated visual
design, editing, compilation, and debugging capabilities to create
full-featured Web-enabled applications based on the Java
programming language. Forte for Java, Community Edition is
completely cross-platform compatible, enabling development on the
Solaris(TM) Operating Environment, Linux, and Windows platforms,
and is available at no charge for download through Sun
Microsystems.


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