ej-technologies introduces Java installer

June 20 — ej-technologies has released install4j 1.0, a Java cross-platform installer that helps software developers deploy applications in a platform-specific way. The tool creates native application launchers and media files for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Unix. install4J includes Java application launchers with support for redirection, flexible class path construction, and native libraries; dynamic JRE (Java Runtime Environment)/JDK finder and JRE bundling; customizable and controllable splash screens; and more.


M7 adds Borland support

June 20 — The M7 Application Assembly Suite, an enterprise assembly technology from M7, now supports the Borland Enterprise Server, Team Edition. The tool also integrates with JBuilder, Borland's Java IDE, and StarTeam, Borland's software configuration management system.



Systronix ships network module

June 20 — The JStick Real-Time Java Network Module is now available from Systronix. The tool supports J2ME/CLDC (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition/Connected Limited Device Configuration) and features a 32-bit aJile aJ-100 Real-Time Java processor. It executes 15 million to 20 million Java byte codes per second.


Altaworks updates Panorama

June 20 — Altaworks has released the latest version of its J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) Web application performance management software. Altaworks Panorama 2.5 lets performance analysts and quality assurance professionals create a performance profile of an application during system and stress testing.


Dralasoft integrates products

June 20 — Dralasoft has launched Dralasoft Workflow, a suite of tools for designing, deploying, and managing business processes in Java environments for embedded and IT infrastructures. The tool suite integrates other Dralasoft products: Dralasoft Workflow Engine, Workflow Studio, and Workflow Manager.


European companies and Apache members form Orixo

June 20 — Orixo is a new European consortium that provides XML- and Java-based support and services. The company offers commercial services around Apache Cocoon and related open source projects.


NextApp announces new products

June 20 — NextApp has introduced Echo Web Application Framework 1.0 and Sierra Toolkit 1.0. Echo is an open source platform for developing component-based, event-driven Web applications. Sierra, a commercial offering for Echo, provides intranet-oriented components and a sample application that demonstrates an intranet.


mdthread now available for free download

June 20 — mdthread.org has released the message-driven thread API, which enables creation of deadlock-safe multithreaded programs. A user base for the mdthread API is currently being built so it can gain acceptance into the java.lang package of the next JDK via the Java Community Process.


Sanctum adds new IDE support to AppScan

June 20 — Sanctum has announced AppScan Developer 1.7, an automated testing tool for building applications within .Net or Java development environments. The latest version of AppScan now supports Visual Studio 6.0, WebSphere Application Developer Studio, Eclipse, and JBuilder.


Koalog updates code coverage app

June 20 — Koalog Code Coverage lets developers measure the efficiency of a test suite. Version 1.2 features performance improvements and minor bug fixes.


PointBase enhances database

June 6 — PointBase has announced version 4.6 of its PointBase Embedded database. The updated tool can now connect to multiple databases from a single JVM. It also features increased security.


Jacada updates Web-to-host solution

June 6 — Version 8.0 of Jacada Interface Server is now available. Jacada's latest Web-to-host tool includes the ability to dynamically add, change, or delete graphical user interface (GUI) controls, style, data, and event handlers via a server-side Java API; session pooling, allowing sessions to be preloaded and allocated to users on an as-needed basis; XHTML compression; and skins.


Catalyst Systems releases Openmake 6.2

June 6 — Openmake is a build management tool offering Ant and make functionality. Version 6.2 eliminates the need for developers to write custom Ant scripts and Java build classes. The tool lets developers create custom build types using Ant attributes and generate Ant build scripts at build time.


Droplets adds servlets support

June 6 — The Droplets User Interface Server combines the benefits of client-side software with the administrative benefits of server-side software, placing rich UIs (user interfaces) on server-side software and providing users with a universal UI. Droplets Inc. has announced that the platform now features servlet support.


JCentric helps developers deploy applications using J2EE

June 6 — JCentric has launched Virtual Private Server, a Linux hosting service that allows Java developers to deploy J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) applications on the Web. JCentric provides developers with tools for deploying applications using servlets, JavaServer Pages, and Enterprise JavaBeans.


Enterprise Code Security Solution now available

June 6 — PreEmptive Solutions has released Enterprise Code Security Solution for Java and .Net. Based on the company's Dotfuscator and DashO code security tools, the Enterprise Code Security Solution allows organizations to assess code risk and provides tools for protecting code.


iNsight builds Web services from Java code

June 6 — Iopsis Software has launched iNsight 2.1, an application assembly product. The tool provides modeling, code generation, choreography, and assembly of Web services for use in business processes and applications. It also allows the use of UML (Unified Modeling Language) to create Web services.


Wedgetail adds Windows Server support to JCSI SSO

June 6 — Wedgetail Communications has updated JCSI (Java Crypto and Security Implementation) Single Sign-On (SSO) with support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003. This new suite allows organizations deploying Java applications to leverage the server's security improvements.


UnwiredTec updates Ringtone Creator

May 30 — UnwiredTec group has released the latest version of its Java-based ringtone conversion engine. Ringtone Creator 1.4. can run as a batch tool or be integrated into your software projects.


IronGrid adds Ant to IronEye SQL

May 30 — IronEye SQL is a Java tool that profiles SQL statements flowing over any JDBC connection. The most recent version, 1.1, includes Ant task integration.


Zero G announces update to InstallAnywhere

May 23 — Install Anywhere 5.5, Zero G's software development solution, is now available. The latest version includes features designed for enterprise applications.


IBM releases new tools under Rational brand

May 23 — IBM has launched the Rational products Rapid Developer, XDE Developer, and XDE Tester. Rapid Developer is a rapid application development environment for building J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) applications. XDE Developer is a modeling tool, and XDE Tester automatically tests Java and Web applications.


AquaFold enhances database tool

May 23 — AquaFold has updated Aqua Data Studio, its universal database tool for building, managing, and maintaining enterprise relational databases, to version 3.0. Developed with Java, the latest version features a table data editor, SQL writing automation features, better syntax coloring, and more.


Instantiations releases CodePro Express

May 23 — Instantiations has announced its newest software tool for Java development. CodePro Express enhances the developement tools in IBM WebSphere Application Server-Express and Eclipse.


Jess 6.1 now available

May 23 — The latest release of Jess, a lightweight rule engine and scripting environment for Java, is available for download. Version 6.1 includes nested conditional elements, new Java APIs for the logical facility, faster rule compilation, and more.


Swingtide introduces new products

May 23 — Swingtide has launched Swingtide Monitor and Swingtide Scorecard, products for helping businesses build networks of XML Web services. Swingtide Monitor monitors the growth and business usage of heterogeneous XML networks. Swingtide Scorecard is a methodology for accelerating the return on investment from XML Web services.


wx4j provides Java GUI toolkit

May 23 — wx4j 0.1.0 is now available. This Java binding for wxWindows provides a Java GUI (graphical user interface) toolkit using native widgets.


Wolfram Research updates webMathematica

May 23 — webMathematica from Wolfram Research is a tool for building Web applications with the Mathematica technology. Version 2.0 includes Mathematica 4.2 and an HTML templating mechanism based on JavaServer Pages (JSP) custom tags.


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