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Inprise/Borland Boosts Cross-Platform Java Develop


INPRISE/BORLAND BOOSTS CROSS-Platform Java Development With Jbuilder

3.5 Leading Java Tool Ships with Support for All Leading Platforms: Linux, Windows and Solaris

Sydney, 15 March 2000 - Inprise (Australia and New Zealand) today announced JBuilder 3.5, a new version of its popular JavaT development tool.

With JBuilder 3.5, Java developers building Internet and enterprise applications will dramatically shorten their development cycles. JBuilder 3.5 includes tight integration with, and a free development license for, the Inprise Application Server, which supports the J2EETM (JavaTM 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) technology standards, for developing and deploying e-business applications.

This new version of JBuilder gives developers a wide choice of platforms on which to develop, including Linux, Windows and Solaris.

"JBuilder 3.5 clearly demonstrates Inprise/Borland's support for all major platforms, including Linux, Windows, and Solaris," said Ray Bradbery, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Inprise/Borland.

"We've packaged all of the latest technologies and support for all the major platforms in one box to make it easier for our Java customers to create Internet, enterprise and database applications."

About JBuilder 3.5 Enterprise
JBuilder 3.5 Enterprise is Inprise/Borland's rapid application development tool for creating business, database and distributed applications based on the Java 2 platform. The product supports development on the Linux, Windows, and Solaris platforms. JBuilder 3.5 includes strong support for J2EE so programmers can rapidly deliver reliable and scalable Enterprise Java applications. JBuilder 3.5 provides wizards and visual tools for creating reusable JavaBeans and Enterprise JavaBeansT technology.

Also included with JBuilder is a Development License for VisiBroker for Java and the Inprise Application Server 4.0, which supports J2EE technology standards. JBuilder 3.5 provides visual tools and reusable components for rapidly creating platform-independent applications for the Java 2 platform. A detailed matrix of features included in JBuilder 3.5 is located at

Pricing and Availability
JBuilder 3.5 Enterprise and JBuilder 3.5 Professional are scheduled to be available next month. Customers may place orders immediately on the Website at and later in the quarter with major software distribution channels.

JBuilder 3.5 Enterprise has an RRP of $3,980.00 for new users. JBuilder 3.5 Professional has an RRP of $1,270.00. JBuilder 3 Foundation, a standard version of JBuilder, is available for free download on the US Website at ENDS....

About Inprise/Borland
Inprise/Borland is a leading provider of Internet access infrastructure and application development tool and services for all major platforms, including Linux, Solaris and Windows. In February 2000, Inprise/Borland agreed to merge with Corel Corporation. This merger is expected to be completed in the late spring. Founded in 1983, Inprise/Borland is headquartered in the Silicon Valley, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Inprise/Borland at, the community site at Inprise Pty. Limited is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1989, the company has grown to service industries in a variety of sectors including banking and finance, engineering and technology, government, manufacturing and transport, retail, and telecommunications. For more information on the company's regional activities, visit

Inprise product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Inprise Corporation. Other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of the party using such names.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Copies of previous Inprise press releases and additional corporate and product information are available on the Inprise media relations Web Site at ress ressroom.html.

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