CodeWeavers Launches Developer Web Site For Wine Project, Revamps Corporate Site

New Wine Project Site Offers In-Depth Programming Resources For

Windows(R)-to-Linux(R) Porting Solution; CodeWeavers Corporate

Site Features Improved Navigation, Services Info



Dec 05, 2000, 00:00 ET from CodeWeavers, Inc.

    ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeWeavers, Inc., the leading
 Windows-to-Linux software developer and consultancy, announced today the
 unveiling of two Web sites designed to greatly assist anyone interested in
 migrating Windows(R) applications to the Linux(R) operating system.  The
 first, wine.codeweavers.com , is a development site providing a broad range of
 tools, information, and other resources for programmers and hackers involved
 with the commercial-quality version of Wine, the premier open-source
 Windows-to-Linux conversion software.  The second, www.codeweavers.com , a new
 version of the CodeWeavers corporate web site, offers new service information,
 industry links, technology updates, and much more.
     "CodeWeavers is a premier resource worldwide for the Windows-to-Linux
 movement.  We felt it was time to upgrade the level of support we offer
 companies, IT professionals, programmers, and others who share our mission,"
 said Christopher Anderson, CodeWeavers VP/Sales and Marketing.  "With these
 two sites, customers and development specialists from around the world can
 gather information, share ideas, and find solutions to one of the most
 pressing programming issues facing the tech world today."
 
     Developer Community Resource
     wine.codeweavers.com serves as a development headquarters for all things
 Wine.  Wine, a Windows compatibility product maintained by CodeWeavers
 programmer Alexander Julliard, is a Windows API (Application Programming
 Interface) that runs on Linux.  The utility is supported by over 300
 programmers in dozens of countries around the world, and enables Windows files
 to run on Linux as well as other Unix platforms.
     On the new Internet site, visitors can find a preview version of Wine 1.0,
 including significant improvements made by the CodeWeavers team of software
 developers.  The site also offers Wine resources such as bug tracking
 information and support, API and application databases, software
 documentation, WineSetupTk (Wine configuration wizard), community links and
 more.  Designed for technically oriented users, wine.codeweavers.com provides
 the hacker and programmer communities with in-depth resources and
 comprehensive tools to advance the components of the Wine open-source project.
     This site was developed as a complement to the newly redesigned
 www.winehq.com website, the comprehensive Wine information site.  "CodeWeavers
 has brought a lot of valuable tools and information to the Wine community."
 says Doug Ridgway, founder of the Wine HQ site.  "Their contributions to the
 success of Wine have significantly improved the form and functionality of
 www.winehq.com .
 
     Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use
     CodeWeavers' other site, www.codeweavers.com , has been completely
 redesigned to provide more robust and user-friendly information regarding the
 company's comprehensive advisory and programming services.  CodeWeavers, a
 premier software consultancy, assists corporate and OEM customers in migrating
 their mission-critical Windows applications to Linux.  The company also leads
 in the creation of technologies and software development kits (SDKs) that make
 Linux friendlier to Windows-based programs.
     The CodeWeavers corporate site explains the basics of Wine, also includes
 links to Wine support services, development partners, and other
 Windows-to-Linux porting projects.
 
     About CodeWeavers, Inc.:
     Founded in 1996 as a general software consultancy, CodeWeavers today
 focuses on the development of Wine and other Linux programming solutions.  The
 company's goal is to bring expanded market opportunities for Windows software
 developers by making it easier, faster, and more painless to port Windows
 software to Linux.  CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source
 Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota,
 California, the Netherlands, and Germany.  The company is privately held.  For
 more information about CodeWeavers, log on to www.codeweavers.com .
     Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.  Windows is a
 registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.   Macintosh is a trademark of
 Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S.A. and other countries.
 
     All other trademarks and registered trademarks are owned by their
 respective companies.
 
     For more information, contact: Jill Schmidt of S&S Public Relations,
 847-955-0700, ext. 227, email, jills@sspr.com; or Christopher Anderson of
 CodeWeavers.
 
 

SOURCE CodeWeavers, Inc.
    ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeWeavers, Inc., the leading
 Windows-to-Linux software developer and consultancy, announced today the
 unveiling of two Web sites designed to greatly assist anyone interested in
 migrating Windows(R) applications to the Linux(R) operating system.  The
 first, wine.codeweavers.com , is a development site providing a broad range of
 tools, information, and other resources for programmers and hackers involved
 with the commercial-quality version of Wine, the premier open-source
 Windows-to-Linux conversion software.  The second, www.codeweavers.com , a new
 version of the CodeWeavers corporate web site, offers new service information,
 industry links, technology updates, and much more.
     "CodeWeavers is a premier resource worldwide for the Windows-to-Linux
 movement.  We felt it was time to upgrade the level of support we offer
 companies, IT professionals, programmers, and others who share our mission,"
 said Christopher Anderson, CodeWeavers VP/Sales and Marketing.  "With these
 two sites, customers and development specialists from around the world can
 gather information, share ideas, and find solutions to one of the most
 pressing programming issues facing the tech world today."
 
     Developer Community Resource
     wine.codeweavers.com serves as a development headquarters for all things
 Wine.  Wine, a Windows compatibility product maintained by CodeWeavers
 programmer Alexander Julliard, is a Windows API (Application Programming
 Interface) that runs on Linux.  The utility is supported by over 300
 programmers in dozens of countries around the world, and enables Windows files
 to run on Linux as well as other Unix platforms.
     On the new Internet site, visitors can find a preview version of Wine 1.0,
 including significant improvements made by the CodeWeavers team of software
 developers.  The site also offers Wine resources such as bug tracking
 information and support, API and application databases, software
 documentation, WineSetupTk (Wine configuration wizard), community links and
 more.  Designed for technically oriented users, wine.codeweavers.com provides
 the hacker and programmer communities with in-depth resources and
 comprehensive tools to advance the components of the Wine open-source project.
     This site was developed as a complement to the newly redesigned
 www.winehq.com website, the comprehensive Wine information site.  "CodeWeavers
 has brought a lot of valuable tools and information to the Wine community."
 says Doug Ridgway, founder of the Wine HQ site.  "Their contributions to the
 success of Wine have significantly improved the form and functionality of
 www.winehq.com .
 
     Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use
     CodeWeavers' other site, www.codeweavers.com , has been completely
 redesigned to provide more robust and user-friendly information regarding the
 company's comprehensive advisory and programming services.  CodeWeavers, a
 premier software consultancy, assists corporate and OEM customers in migrating
 their mission-critical Windows applications to Linux.  The company also leads
 in the creation of technologies and software development kits (SDKs) that make
 Linux friendlier to Windows-based programs.
     The CodeWeavers corporate site explains the basics of Wine, also includes
 links to Wine support services, development partners, and other
 Windows-to-Linux porting projects.
 
     About CodeWeavers, Inc.:
     Founded in 1996 as a general software consultancy, CodeWeavers today
 focuses on the development of Wine and other Linux programming solutions.  The
 company's goal is to bring expanded market opportunities for Windows software
 developers by making it easier, faster, and more painless to port Windows
 software to Linux.  CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source
 Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota,
 California, the Netherlands, and Germany.  The company is privately held.  For
 more information about CodeWeavers, log on to www.codeweavers.com .
     Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.  Windows is a
 registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.   Macintosh is a trademark of
 Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S.A. and other countries.
 
     All other trademarks and registered trademarks are owned by their
 respective companies.
 
     For more information, contact: Jill Schmidt of S&S Public Relations,
 847-955-0700, ext. 227, email, jills@sspr.com; or Christopher Anderson of
 CodeWeavers.
 
 SOURCE  CodeWeavers, Inc.