Genuitec Upgrades Its Java IDE

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2006-11-16 Print this article Print

Genuitec releases a new version of its Eclipse-based integrated development environment, MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench.

Genuitec has issued a new release of its Eclipse-based integrated development environment for Java developers. MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 5.1 includes a series of upgrades and new features such as an "All-in-One" Installer that bundles Java 5 JRE (Java Runtime Environment), Eclipse 3.2.1 and MyEclipse 5.1 together into one simple download, allowing developers to quickly get up and running in all three technologies. Click here to read more about Genuitecs Eclipse tool set.
Officials at Genuitec, based in Flower Mound, Texas, said other new features and enhancements to its tool set include the integration of the Spring 1.3.6 IDE; a new wizard to create Web Service Client from any WSDL (Web Services Description Language) file, local or remote; improved validation framework performance; browser support for HTTPS; support for custom user forms, custom controls and improved usability for Matisse4MyEclipse; a new Tomcat Server Connector; improved Sybase SQL syntax support and other improvements.
Guru Jakob Nielsen offers advice on designing applications for usability. Click here to watch the video. "MyEclipse 5.1 will provide users with a true Java experience," Wayne Parrott, vice president of development for Genuitec, said in a statement. "Our goal is provide the best tools on the market for Java programmers. We feel that we have delivered that with MyEclipse 5.1." By the end of 2007, Genuitec estimates that between 800,000 and 1 million users will have downloaded and tried MyEclipse. One reason for the companys high expectations is the low cost: The Standard Edition annual subscription is priced at $29.95 and the Professional Edition annual subscription is priced at $49.95. MyEclipse 5.1 Enterprise Workbench is available immediately via download. 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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