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(December 6, 2001) –Sun’s Java Competency Program in Southeast Asia could help make the Philippines the regional leader in Java development, according to Lionel Lim, Sun Microsystems PTE. Ltd, vice president and managing director for Sun Asia South. “You are 77 million people. Imagine what you can do if 1% of the population learns Java,” he commented last week at the Mapua Institute of Technology in Intramuros, Manila. Lim noted that local developers could use their innate creativity to their advantage by creating original applications and adapting existing programs to new requirements. Lim’s comments were made at a press conference announcing Sun’s partnership with the Mapua Institute of Technology and the University of the Philippines for Sun’s Java Competency program. With the help of Sun Microsystems Philippines, Inc., and other private sector partners, the scho... (more)

Parasoft Jtest 5.0 Fully Integrated with Eclipse Platform

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here Parasoft has announced that its Jtest 5.0, the first development product of its type to automate all aspects of Java unit testing and coding standards compliance, is built on the Eclipse platform and fully integrated into the Eclipse workbench. Based on the Parasoft AEP Methodology, Jtest is designed to help developers catch errors early in development and prevent entire classes of similar errors in the future by automating practices such as unit testing and coding standard checking. The Jtest user interface was redesi... (more)

Aonix Joins Eclipse to Provide Customers a Common Platform

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here Aonix, an independent global company delivering complete solutions for safety- and mission-critical applications, has joined Eclipse. In addition to porting its Ada95, PERC and Ameos tool suites to the Eclipse platform, Aonix plans to deliver an Eclipse-based IDE. "The direction of the Eclipse Platform complements our strategy of delivering common platforms that enable embedded developers to mix tools and secure former and future development through interoperable technologies," noted Jacques Brygier, vice president of ... (more)

"Eclipse 3.0 is a Great Leap Forward," Says JDJ's Dudney

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here Today the Eclipse Foundation announced general availability of the royalty-free 3.0 release of Eclipse - described by the Ottowa-based foundation as a platform "for tools integration, software modeling, and testing that has been broadly adopted by commercial vendors, academic institutions, and open technology developers." Bill Dudney, JDJ's Eclipse editor, commented, "I am very excited about the promise of Eclipse 3.0. With each new milestone release the platform has become richer in its feature set, better performing ... (more)

Sun Offers New Professional Certification Programs in Java

Sun Microsystems now offers two new professional certifications and training programs in Java technology, the Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer for Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition, and the Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services. To date, Sun and its partners have certified and trained more than 800,000 IT professionals using Java technology in over 60 countries. With these latest certifications, Sun now offers complete learning and certification paths for seven career paths encompassing all three Java platforms. Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer for Java 2 ... (more)