FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Golden Code Development Announces Run Time Environment and Software
Development Kit for the JavaTM 2 Platform,
Standard Edition (J2SETM platform)
Beta 2 of J2SE 1.4.1 for OS/2 Now Available, Sun Certified as Java
CompatibleTM Environment J2SE platform release 1.4.1
May 19, 2003 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- Golden Code Development today
announced it has begun shipping to select customers the Beta 2 version of its
2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SETM
platform) release 1.4.1
port to OS/2. In 2002, Golden Code Development entered into agreements with
Sun Microsystems to become a Java technology licensee, allowing it to
certify and to commercially distribute its port of this technology to OS/2
customers. The commencement of the beta program culminates many months of
development and testing effort to ensure compliance with the J2SE 1.4.1
specification. Beta 1 began shipping to select customers March 25, 2003.
With this release, the Golden Code offering remains the only licensed and
certified, Java compatible environment for J2SE release 1.4.1, available for
"Sun Microsystems is pleased to have Golden Code Development as a J2SE
licensee," said Karen Shipe, Product Line Manager for the J2SE platform, Sun
Microsystems, Inc. "Golden Code's J2SE 1.4.1 for OS/2 brings a licensed,
branded, compatible version of the most current J2SE platform to OS/2
developers. This allows developers to take advantage of the newest features
and latest code updates to the Java platform while ensuring the
compatibility of their Java applications on OS/2."
"Our customers don't have to make their OS/2 systems second class citizens"
said Greg Shah, President of Golden Code Development. "This offering allows
customers to continue their transition while running their latest business
applications on both OS/2 and their new platform choice. Limiting new
business function to a subset of the install base is a very costly approach
that was previously the only choice. Now that there is a real Java 1.4.1
compatible solution available, these costs can be eliminated."
Enterprise Support Services
As Java technology continues to evolve, Golden Code Development will
continue to provide a compatible, robust Java environment on OS/2, backed by
enterprise class support. This comprehensive service offering is designed to
meet the needs of enterprise customers. Clients are supported with custom
build lines, customer-specific test environments, unlimited level 3 defect
support, subscription service for ports of newer releases of the J2SE
technology to OS/2, specialized diagnostic tools, a defect and security
alert service, and a number of other mechanisms designed to ensure customer
Golden Code Development also provides consulting and custom development
services to help clients leverage Java technology as a platform migration
strategy. With its long history of Java development and the detailed
understanding of the internals of Java Virtual Machine technology, Golden
Code makes an outstanding Java development partner. The Java development
services available range from client side Swing applications to the latest
Web applications using the Model-View-Controller paradigm, open standards
and common application server, database and messaging technologies.
Enterprise customers are encouraged to contact Golden Code Development now
to join the beta program and to discuss service needs, terms and pricing.
Based upon the comprehensive testing required for Java compatibility
certification, the beta program is expected to be relatively short, with a
final release of the product available in the second quarter.
About Golden Code Development
As a consulting firm and independent software developer, Golden Code
Development Corporation helps its clients design, build, and manage mission
critical, networked computing environments. The company specializes in
technologies and techniques which enable the creation of highly managed
systems with exceptionally low cost of ownership. Golden Code Development's
core competencies include OS/2, Java, and Server-Managed Client solutions,
such as IBM's WorkSpace On-Demand. Its expertise in these areas, combined
with a disciplined design and implementation methodology, make Golden Code
Development an ideal technology partner for the enterprise customer.
Golden Code Development Corporation
1455 Old Alabama Rd, Ste. 135
Roswell, GA, 30076 USA
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