KL Group's New JClass 3.6 JavaBean Suite and JClass SwingSuite Enhance Rapid Development and Deployment in Sun's JDK 1.2.TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 1998--KL Group Inc., a leading provider of Java components and advanced development tools, announced today a new release of its complete 100% Pure(TM) JClass JavaBean Suite including JClass SwingSuite, a new set of extensions and enhancements for Swing in Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. , Inc.'s Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK (Java Development Kit) A Java software development environment from Sun. It includes the JVM, compiler, debugger and other tools for developing Java applets and applications. Each new version of the JDK adds features and enhancements to the language. (TM) version 1.2).
The release continues KL Group's industry-leading tradition of providing common API support across all major JDK environments and coincides with Sun's announcement of the availability of JDK 1.2 made today during the Java(SM) Business Expo(SM) in New York New York, state, United States
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"The release of JClass 3.6 underscores our commitment to the Java platform Running Java programs under the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Java "platform" refers to the running of Java programs versus Java itself, which is a programming language. Java programs are machine independent and run intact on any hardware platform that has a Java interpreter (JVM). as well as to the advancement of Java technology," said Dewaine Miller, VP Marketing for KL Group. "We have worked closely with Sun to ensure that our customers get 100% compatibility for their development projects, and that our 100% Pure JClass 3.6 Suite, as well as our JClass SwingSuite, support JDK 1.2."
JClass JavaBeans are well-known for providing industry leading JDK support with easy-to-use components for building professional graphic user interfaces. JClass JavaBeans are available in many popular Java IDEs and are the essential components used by professional and corporate developers around the world. JClass 3.6 includes "J" versions, which work with the javax.swing package enabling the development and deployment with JDK 1.2 today.
Also released today is the newest JClass product, JClass SwingSuite: the essential set of extensions and enhancements for Swing in JDK 1.2. Developers can quickly improve the look and quality of Java applications with one easy to use, robust collection that adds features such as MDI (1) (Multiple Document Interface) A Windows function that allows an application to display and lets the user work with more than one document at the same time. to manage multiple windows inside applications and sophisticated Wizards to guide users through complicated tasks. JClass SwingSuite includes over 20 thread-friendly, lightweight components for adding features such as proper resizing behavior to applications, an advanced multi-column outliner An outliner is a special text editor that allows text to be structured as an outline. Outliners are typically used for computer programming, collecting or organizing ideas, Getting Things Done, or project management. , progress manager, enhanced tree-views and spin boxes.
"Developers using JClass in previous releases of the JDK will find it easy to migrate their applications to JDK 1.2 and Swing," said Lee Garrison, Java product marketing manager for KL Group. "JClass 3.6 and JClass SwingSuite will provide huge time savings for developers working with the newly released Swing component kit and JDK 1.2, not to mention the solid foundation they provide for future deployment."
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-- JClass HiGrid, the innovative RAD outline-grid for hierarchical dynamic data -- JClass DataSource, a robust, hierarchical, multiple-platform data source -- JClass SwingSuite, the "must-have" set of extensions and enhancements for Swing in JDK 1.2 -- JClass LiveTable, the essential Java grid/table to easily display and manipulate tables and forms -- JClass Chart, a powerful component to embed sophisticated graphs and charts -- JClass Field, complete input and validation for popular data types including calendar -- JClass BWT, a Java GUI toolkit that enhances and extends AWT with over 20 components. Additional information is available on KL Group's web site at http://www.klgroup.com/jclass. JClass 3.6 Features -- Common API with other versions of JClass for easy migration -- New "J" version works with javax.swing package in JDK 1.2 -- Free update to registered users of JClass 3.5 JClass SwingSuite Features -- The "must-have" extensions and enhancements for JDK 1.2/Swing, designed to take full advantage of JDK 1.2/Swing features like PLAF, Drag & Drop, and collection functions. -- For a limited time, free with purchase of selected JClass products or Suites
About KL Group
KL Group has been making software developers more productive since 1989. KL Group develops and markets the award-winning XRT XRT
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Additionally, for the last three years in a row, KL Group has been recognized by PROFIT magazine as one of the 100 fastest growing Canadian companies This is a list of companies from Canada.
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Current Companies and was named a "Java Innovator" by Information Week in 1997. Several products from KL Group's JClass family of JavaBeans have recently been selected and bundled by popular Java IDE publishers. This group includes Inprise, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , Symantec PowerSoft, NetBeans, SuperCede Verb 1. supercede - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school" , Progress, and Sun.
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