Athena Design, Inc. Invites Beta Testers for Integer: The Integral Spreadsheet Component for Java



Sep 30, 1997, 01:00 ET from Athena Design, Inc.

    BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena Design invites
 all Java developers to beta test Integer(TM) -- The integral spreadsheet for
 Java(TM).  Integer offers spreadsheet functionality to corporate developers
 who need unparalleled power in a Java(TM) component.  Java developers
 interested in beta testing Integer can sign up for full-featured
 evaluation versions at http://www.integer.athena.com.
     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 also tightly integrated with Visualize,
 Inc.'s real time charting and data visualization package, DataVista.
     "Integer represents the most advanced, most powerful, easiest to use Java
 spreadsheet component and is backed by a company that's been delivering
 spreadsheet objects on advanced platforms for the last five years," said
 David Pollak, President of Athena Design.  "We're excited about the
 response we've had from our early access users."
     "The combination of Athena Design's Integer spreadsheet and Slingshot
 enables developers to re-engineer the trading room: to build real-time
 Financial Applications using the Web paradigm, yet leveraging their
 existing investment in technology." says Niall O'Cleirigh, Chief Technical
 Architect of Slingshot.  "These two products together will help accelerate
 the move to Intranet Solutions in the Trading Room environment."
     Integer's unique distributed architecture allows building collaborative
 applications and supports thin clients.  Integer is a JavaBean(TM) that will
 easily integrate into custom applications to provide robust spreadsheet
 functionality.  Integer has the power of leading desktop spreadsheets and
 imports and exports legacy Excel(R) and 1-2-3(R) worksheets.  Integer's
 built-in JDBC database access makes retrieving enterprise data a snap.
     "Visualize is pleased to be providing a charting and data visualization
 solution for Athena Design's Integer spreadsheet component," said Neal
 Bangerter, President of Visualize.  "Athena Design has an impressive
 history of delivering solid and functional spreadsheet components.
 Integer coupled with our DataVista technology is a powerful introduction
 in the Java component market."
     Please sign up for beta testing and download the latest version at
 http://www.integer.athena.com beginning September 30th.  Beta testers
 should have a working knowledge of spreadsheets and JavaBeans, have Java
 1.1 or above and be willing to provide feedback and bug reports over the
 next two months.
     Integer implements the JavaBean object standard and integrates with a
 variety of Java IDE and RAD tools including Sun's Java Studio, SuperCede,
 SilverStream, JDesignerPro, JBuilder, Visual Cafe, and others.
     Since 1992 Athena Design, Inc. has been delivering award winning
 spreadsheet object technology.  Along with the best selling NEXTSTEP
 spreadsheet -- Mesa(TM) -- Athena provided spreadsheet objects for a worldwide
 Fortune 500 customer base including Swiss Bank, Sabre Decision Systems,
 and Chrysler Financial.  Over the past five years Athena Design technology
 has powered custom applications for the telecommunications, financial
 services and banking industry.
     Athena Design is pleased to be working with premier partners to produce
 the solutions that corporate developers need.
     Visualize, Inc. may be found on the Internet at
 http://www.visualizetech.com.
     CSK Software information is available at http://www.csksoftware.com.
 Web Logic can be seen at http://www.weblogic.com.
     Athena Design has offices in Boston and San Francisco.
     NOTE: Integer is a registered trademark of Athena Design, Inc. All other
 trademarks belong to their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Athena Design, Inc.
    BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena Design invites
 all Java developers to beta test Integer(TM) -- The integral spreadsheet for
 Java(TM).  Integer offers spreadsheet functionality to corporate developers
 who need unparalleled power in a Java(TM) component.  Java developers
 interested in beta testing Integer can sign up for full-featured
 evaluation versions at http://www.integer.athena.com.
     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 also tightly integrated with Visualize,
 Inc.'s real time charting and data visualization package, DataVista.
     "Integer represents the most advanced, most powerful, easiest to use Java
 spreadsheet component and is backed by a company that's been delivering
 spreadsheet objects on advanced platforms for the last five years," said
 David Pollak, President of Athena Design.  "We're excited about the
 response we've had from our early access users."
     "The combination of Athena Design's Integer spreadsheet and Slingshot
 enables developers to re-engineer the trading room: to build real-time
 Financial Applications using the Web paradigm, yet leveraging their
 existing investment in technology." says Niall O'Cleirigh, Chief Technical
 Architect of Slingshot.  "These two products together will help accelerate
 the move to Intranet Solutions in the Trading Room environment."
     Integer's unique distributed architecture allows building collaborative
 applications and supports thin clients.  Integer is a JavaBean(TM) that will
 easily integrate into custom applications to provide robust spreadsheet
 functionality.  Integer has the power of leading desktop spreadsheets and
 imports and exports legacy Excel(R) and 1-2-3(R) worksheets.  Integer's
 built-in JDBC database access makes retrieving enterprise data a snap.
     "Visualize is pleased to be providing a charting and data visualization
 solution for Athena Design's Integer spreadsheet component," said Neal
 Bangerter, President of Visualize.  "Athena Design has an impressive
 history of delivering solid and functional spreadsheet components.
 Integer coupled with our DataVista technology is a powerful introduction
 in the Java component market."
     Please sign up for beta testing and download the latest version at
 http://www.integer.athena.com beginning September 30th.  Beta testers
 should have a working knowledge of spreadsheets and JavaBeans, have Java
 1.1 or above and be willing to provide feedback and bug reports over the
 next two months.
     Integer implements the JavaBean object standard and integrates with a
 variety of Java IDE and RAD tools including Sun's Java Studio, SuperCede,
 SilverStream, JDesignerPro, JBuilder, Visual Cafe, and others.
     Since 1992 Athena Design, Inc. has been delivering award winning
 spreadsheet object technology.  Along with the best selling NEXTSTEP
 spreadsheet -- Mesa(TM) -- Athena provided spreadsheet objects for a worldwide
 Fortune 500 customer base including Swiss Bank, Sabre Decision Systems,
 and Chrysler Financial.  Over the past five years Athena Design technology
 has powered custom applications for the telecommunications, financial
 services and banking industry.
     Athena Design is pleased to be working with premier partners to produce
 the solutions that corporate developers need.
     Visualize, Inc. may be found on the Internet at
 http://www.visualizetech.com.
     CSK Software information is available at http://www.csksoftware.com.
 Web Logic can be seen at http://www.weblogic.com.
     Athena Design has offices in Boston and San Francisco.
     NOTE: Integer is a registered trademark of Athena Design, Inc. All other
 trademarks belong to their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Athena Design, Inc.