Oracle to Roll Out 10g for Apple Developers

Oracle JDeveloper 10g and Database 10g will be available for developers to freely download during the second half of the year.

Oracle is throwing open the doors to its 10g technology to Apple developers.

The Redwood Shores, Calif., database behemoth will announce Wednesday at Apple Computer Inc.s annual Worldwide Developers Conference and at the JavaOne developer conference, both in San Francisco, that Oracle JDeveloper 10g and Database 10g will be downloadable from the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) during the second half of the year.

The technology will be available to developers using the most current version of Apples Unix-based operating system, Mac OS X.


/zimages/3/28571.gifIn his keynote, Steve Jobs revealed that the next version of Mac OS X, code-named "Tiger," wont ship until 2005. Click here to read more.

According to Oracles news release, Oracle Database 10g Early Adopters Release 2 is available now for free download and evaluation to registered OTN members. The production version of Oracle Database 10g for Mac OS X is scheduled to be available for free download in the second part of the year, as is JDeveloper 10g.

/zimages/3/28571.gifRead more here about developers who are itching to get their hands on "Tiger."

Oracle claims that its 10g technology will benefit Java developers who are creating J2EE applications and Web services because of the open standards-based nature of JDevelopers J2EE framework.

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