Quest Software launches an open beta program for its new tool for Oracle developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010. Meanwhile, Oracle releases a tool set for Eclipse.
July 21 launched an open beta program for its tool for Oracle
developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010.
At the VSLive conference in February, Quest and Microsoft announced plans to
integrate a Database Schema Provider for Oracle databases into VSTS 2010.
Quest opened the beta for this technology on July 21, enabling developers to
test the new Quest tool in conjunction with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System
2010 Beta 1. The Quest beta is available for download at www.TeamFuze.net.
Quest and Microsoft are encouraging Oracle developers to join both the Quest
beta and the Microsoft VSTS 2010 beta programs.
Of the Quest tool, Jim Sather, partner product unit manager at Microsoft,
said: "Since first announcing this project with Quest in February, the
response from the Oracle community has been very positive. We're excited to now
offer the community a chance to experiment with the Database Schema Provider
beta and discover the value this tool will bring to Visual Studio Team System
Oracle announced its own ALM (application lifecycle management) tool, Oracle
TPC (Oracle Team Productivity Center),
on July 1.
On July 22, Oracle announced the release of the Oracle Enterprise Pack for
Eclipse 11gR1. This release is a free plug-in to the core Eclipse platform.
Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11gR1 introduces new features for the
Spring Framework, support for JAX-WS (Java API
for XML Web Services), Oracle
Database development, and new enhancements for Oracle WebLogic Server
deployment and management. The tool set is built for the latest Eclipse
release, Eclipse 3.5, also known as the Galileo release. Oracle is among the
first enterprise vendors to release a commercial Eclipse product supporting
Eclipse 3.5. However, the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11gR1 also
supports Eclipse 3.4.