Local programmers get a glimpse of Oracle's 9i JDeveloper
Oracle is to deliver the final component of its 9i platform during next month, when its next-generation Java-based JDeveloper tool becomes available.
Oracle is to deliver the final component of its 9i platform during next month, when its next-generation Java-based JDeveloper tool becomes available on free trial download.
Oracle has already been heavily promoting the J2EE compliant tool through its iDevelop series of road shows.
“We have previewed Oracle9i JDeveloper this week in Doha and Abu Dhabi — the first two stops in our regional iDevelop2001 conference in the region — the attendees have been amazed at the tool’s [capabilities] and level of integration,” said Ayman Abouseif, marketing director, Middle East and Africa at Oracle.
The software player is hoping to encourage rapid adoption of 9i JDeveloper among is large corporate and ISV user base within the region.
“As we take iDevelop to the next four locations, we expect rapid and broad adoption amongst developers building real world J2EE applications and Web Services in the Middle East,” he added.
JDeveloper is touting a comprehensive feature set including Java and XML coding, UML Modelling, wizard-driven rapid application development (RAD) and built-in reporting and ad-hoc query and analysis capabilities for integrated business intelligence.
Interested partners will be able to download trail versions from Oracle Technology Network.