Apple Ships Java-Based WebObjects 5
Powerful Application Server Speeds Web Development and Deployment
WWDC 2001, SAN JOSE, California—May 21, 2001—Apple® today announced the availability of WebObjects® 5, Apple’s powerful pure Java application server for web publishing and enterprise application development. WebObjects includes innovative tools to develop sophisticated and scalable web applications that can be deployed on virtually any Java-compatible server.
“WebObjects 5 is the state-of-the-art solution for developing and deploying web-based Java applications,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “WebObjects has always provided the most advanced tools and frameworks for building powerful web applications, now that power enables customers to build the most complete Java server solutions too.”
A proven cross-platform application server, WebObjects speeds time to market while improving quality through its modular architecture, automated data access, streamlined page generation and comprehensive suite of integrated tools. The richest Java development platform available for database-driven applications, WebObjects utilizes the Java 2 Standard Edition v1.3 runtime, supports full access to Java 2 APIs and provides easy interoperability with other Java solutions.
For five years, Fortune 500 companies have trusted WebObjects for Intranet application development, personalized Internet content delivery and e-commerce deployments. Creative professionals rely on WebObjects and the growing number of third-party products for asset management, multimedia workflows and site management, while educators use WebObjects as the basis for web publishing courses and to create portals, labs and new administrative solutions.
WebObects 5 is the comprehensive solution for Java server application development featuring:
Services & Training
Availability, Pricing & System Requirements
WebObjects applications can be developed using the included suite of tools. Qualified development platforms are Mac® OS X, and Windows 2000 Professional. WebObjects applications are designed to be deployed on the Java 2 platform, Standard Edition 1.3 runtime environment using JDBC 2.0 for database access. Qualified deployment platforms include Mac OS X Server v10, Solaris 8, and Windows 2000 Professional. For more information visit http://www.apple.com/webobjects.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
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