Athena Design, Inc. Demonstrates Integer: The Integral Spreadsheet Component for Java



Aug 26, 1997, 01:00 ET from Athena Design

    NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Athena Design unveils its
 newest spreadsheet product -- Integer(TM) -- at the Java Internet Business
 Expo(SM).  Integer offers the most complete spreadsheet component for
 corporate developers who need unparalleled power in a Java(TM) component.
 Integer accepts real time data feeds from a variety of sources including
 WebLogic's T3 Java Server and CSK Software's Slingshot(TM) Real-Time
 Publishing System.  Integer is a JavaBean(TM) that will easily integrate
 into custom applications to provide robust spreadsheet functionality.
     "Integer is the third generation of Athena Design's award winning
 spreadsheet technology," said David Pollak, president of Athena Design, Inc.
 "We have been delivering real time spreadsheet components to enterprise
 customers for longer than anyone else which has allowed us to evolve the
 functionality and quality of our product far beyond a typical first
 generation product."
     Integer allows corporate developers to embed full real time spreadsheet
 functionality into their custom applications with little or no programming.
 Developers who need robust features like access to legacy data and JDBC
 databases are finally able to utilize third generation spreadsheet technology
 in a Java component.  "We are pleased that Athena Design is delivering its
 exciting spreadsheet technology on Java," said Dr. Lew Tucker, director of
 corporate and ISV relations at Sun Microsystems' JavaSoft division.  "The
 Integer spreadsheet component is a great addition to the fast growing set of
 JavaBeans and other Java development tools."
     Athena Design is demonstrating Integer during JIBE utilizing a variety
 of tools from its partners including WebLogic and CSK Software. "Athena
 Design's Integer spreadsheet component offers corporate developers a terrific
 way to leverage the power of WebLogic's T3 Java Server," says Paul
 Ambrose, Chief Technology Officer and founder of WebLogic.  "The combination
 delivers a great value proposition to programmers.  We're very pleased that
 Athena Design is a WebLogic Charged partner."
     Integer is one of the most powerful, easiest to use Java spreadsheet
 components available.  Until now Java developers have not had access to a
 component with contains spreadsheet functionality of this depth. Integer not
 only offers access to real time feeds and JDBC databases but also includes the
 ability to import and export legacy data from Excel and 123.
     Integer has over 300 formula functions and supports millions of rows,
 thousands of columns, and hundreds of layers of data.  Integer implements the
 JavaBean object standard and integrates with a variety of Java IDE
 and RAD tools including Sun's Java Studio, SilverStream, JDesignerPro,
 JBuilder, Visual Cafe, Visual J++ and others.  Since 1992 Athena Design, Inc.
 has been designing and selling award winning spreadsheet technology.  Along
 with the best selling NEXTSTEP spreadsheet -- Mesa(TM) -- Athena
 provided spreadsheet objects for a worldwide Fortune 500 customer base.
     Over the past five years Athena Design technology has powered custom
 applications for the telecommunications, financial services and banking
 industry.  Athena Design has offices in Boston and San Francisco.  Visit our
 web site at www.integer.athena.com.  For more information about Athena Design
 and its new product -- Integer, please contact us at info@athena.com or by
 phone at 617-789-3700.
     NOTE: All trademarks herein are the property of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Athena Design
    NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Athena Design unveils its
 newest spreadsheet product -- Integer(TM) -- at the Java Internet Business
 Expo(SM).  Integer offers the most complete spreadsheet component for
 corporate developers who need unparalleled power in a Java(TM) component.
 Integer accepts real time data feeds from a variety of sources including
 WebLogic's T3 Java Server and CSK Software's Slingshot(TM) Real-Time
 Publishing System.  Integer is a JavaBean(TM) that will easily integrate
 into custom applications to provide robust spreadsheet functionality.
     "Integer is the third generation of Athena Design's award winning
 spreadsheet technology," said David Pollak, president of Athena Design, Inc.
 "We have been delivering real time spreadsheet components to enterprise
 customers for longer than anyone else which has allowed us to evolve the
 functionality and quality of our product far beyond a typical first
 generation product."
     Integer allows corporate developers to embed full real time spreadsheet
 functionality into their custom applications with little or no programming.
 Developers who need robust features like access to legacy data and JDBC
 databases are finally able to utilize third generation spreadsheet technology
 in a Java component.  "We are pleased that Athena Design is delivering its
 exciting spreadsheet technology on Java," said Dr. Lew Tucker, director of
 corporate and ISV relations at Sun Microsystems' JavaSoft division.  "The
 Integer spreadsheet component is a great addition to the fast growing set of
 JavaBeans and other Java development tools."
     Athena Design is demonstrating Integer during JIBE utilizing a variety
 of tools from its partners including WebLogic and CSK Software. "Athena
 Design's Integer spreadsheet component offers corporate developers a terrific
 way to leverage the power of WebLogic's T3 Java Server," says Paul
 Ambrose, Chief Technology Officer and founder of WebLogic.  "The combination
 delivers a great value proposition to programmers.  We're very pleased that
 Athena Design is a WebLogic Charged partner."
     Integer is one of the most powerful, easiest to use Java spreadsheet
 components available.  Until now Java developers have not had access to a
 component with contains spreadsheet functionality of this depth. Integer not
 only offers access to real time feeds and JDBC databases but also includes the
 ability to import and export legacy data from Excel and 123.
     Integer has over 300 formula functions and supports millions of rows,
 thousands of columns, and hundreds of layers of data.  Integer implements the
 JavaBean object standard and integrates with a variety of Java IDE
 and RAD tools including Sun's Java Studio, SilverStream, JDesignerPro,
 JBuilder, Visual Cafe, Visual J++ and others.  Since 1992 Athena Design, Inc.
 has been designing and selling award winning spreadsheet technology.  Along
 with the best selling NEXTSTEP spreadsheet -- Mesa(TM) -- Athena
 provided spreadsheet objects for a worldwide Fortune 500 customer base.
     Over the past five years Athena Design technology has powered custom
 applications for the telecommunications, financial services and banking
 industry.  Athena Design has offices in Boston and San Francisco.  Visit our
 web site at www.integer.athena.com.  For more information about Athena Design
 and its new product -- Integer, please contact us at info@athena.com or by
 phone at 617-789-3700.
     NOTE: All trademarks herein are the property of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Athena Design

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