Eclipse Refreshes Platform for Test, Performance Tools

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2004-12-21 Print this article Print

The foundation readies Eclipse TPTP Project release 3.2, which delivers a platform for building software test and performance tools that are used throughout the application life cycle.

The Eclipse Foundation on Tuesday announced that the next version of its test and performance tools project will be available this week. The Ottawa, Ontario, open-source application development platform provider announced that the Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) Project release 3.2 will be available on the Eclipse Foundation Web site this week. Release 3.2 is the second major release of TPTP since the foundation announced the project in August.
TPTP builds upon the Eclipse Foundations Hyades Project and delivers a platform for building software test and performance tools that are used throughout the application life cycle, from early testing to production application monitoring, Eclipse Foundation officials said.
Click here for an eWEEK Labs review of TeamQuests Performance Software 9.2. Enhancements in TPTP 3.2 include improvements to the platforms user interface, data-collection and Java tracing system, as well as improved statistical analysis representation, enhanced documentation, simplified test deployment and improved execution history, Eclipse officials said. "TPTP has made remarkable progress toward becoming a viable platform choice for Intel performance analysis tools in environments where options are limited such as Linux," Tyler Thessin, engineering manager for Intel Software Development Products and project lead for the TPTP Project, said in a statement. "This latest release of TPTP again demonstrates the power of the open-source development model," Robert Levy, senior vice president of development at Computer Associates International Inc., said in a statement. "CA will continue to leverage TPTP to help our customers maximize the technical performance and business value of their enterprise Java-based systems." CA announced its membership in Eclipse on Monday. The Islandia, N.Y., company also is project lead for the TPTP effort, the company said. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, reviews and analysis in programming environments and developer tools.
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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