Forte for Java 2

By Timothy Dyck  |  Posted 2000-12-18 Print this article Print

.0 Internet Edition beta"> Forte for Java 2.0 Internet Edition beta

Organizations developing Java-based Web applications, especially those with strong object-oriented programming skills, will find Forte for Java an effective programming tool.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Forte for Javas support for Linux and Solaris, as well as Windows NT, means customers have more choices for their development operating systems.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The database object-relational mapping approach used by Forte for Java provides the opportunity for simpler programming designs.

Complete JSP authoring, debugging and deployment environment; object- relational wrapper classes for object database programming.

Doesnt support Windows 2000; no EJB authoring features.

Sun Microsystems Inc., Mountain View, Calif. (800) 786-7638;

Timothy Dyck is a Senior Analyst with eWEEK Labs. He has been testing and reviewing application server, database and middleware products and technologies for eWEEK since 1996. Prior to joining eWEEK, he worked at the LAN and WAN network operations center for a large telecommunications firm, in operating systems and development tools technical marketing for a large software company and in the IT department at a government agency. He has an honors bachelors degree of mathematics in computer science from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and a masters of arts degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

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