SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun Microsystems,
Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), the creator and leading advocate of Java(TM)
technology, today announced JBoss has endorsed the NetBeans(TM) Integrated
Development Environment (IDE) and has joined the NetBeans Partner program.
"We are endorsing the NetBeans IDE because of JBoss and Sun's mutual
dedication to simplifying development of standards-based Java EE
applications. We will work closely with the NetBeans team to develop a
plug-in for the NetBeans IDE that provides developers with the tools for
doing development with JBoss Application Server. NetBeans has great
momentum in the market because it consistently delivers innovative
solutions to enhance developer productivity," said Marc Fleury, founder and
President of JBoss, Inc.
As the primary sponsor of the NetBeans open source project, Sun will
work with JBoss to create an installer that includes the award-winning
NetBeans IDE and the JBoss Application Server in one bundle. This will
allow developers to do a single installation and then immediately begin
developing Java EE applications.
"We are very pleased to welcome JBoss to the rapidly expanding NetBeans
Partner program. There is a large cross-section of our developer community
that uses JBoss technology and they will benefit from this relationship,"
said Jeff Jackson, senior vice president of Java and Enterprise Development
About JBoss, Inc.
JBoss, Inc., the global leader in open source middleware, offers simply
the better way to transform businesses through a service-oriented
architecture (SOA). As the market's leading open source platform for SOA,
JEMS (JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite) delivers proven performance in
mission-critical environments and is backed by world-class support and
service -- all at a dramatically lower cost structure than proprietary
About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer"(TM) -- guides Sun in
the development of technologies that power the world's most important
markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is
at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun
can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at sun.com.
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