Metrowerks and Microsoft Sign Agreement For Support of Java and ActiveX Technologies on Mac OS.
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 1996--Metrowerks, Inc. (TSE See Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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For the first time, Macintosh developers will be able to create Java 20 applets and ActiveX Controls for the Macintosh that work with each other. This collaboration between Metrowerks and Microsoft ensures developers that their Java applications will run seamlessly on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
As part of this new agreement with Microsoft, Metrowerks will undertake the development of Java and related Java technologies to be included in Microsoft's Worldwide Web browser The program that serves as your front end to the Web on the Internet. In order to view a site, you type its address (URL) into the browser's Location field; for example, www.computerlanguage.com, and the home page of that site is downloaded to you. , Microsoft Internet Explorer See Internet Explorer. . Microsoft will use Metrowerks CodeWarrior and Metrowerks PowerPlant to develop future versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac OS.
Metrowerks will also provide support for Microsoft's ActiveX Technologies in CodeWarrior. Embracing both Java and Microsoft's object technology, ActiveX Technologies provides developers with access to a richer set of Internet development technologies. ActiveX Technologies is a set of open tools that includes ActiveX controls, formerly called OLE controls.
Metrowerks will also support the Digital Signatures technology, a broadly supported initiative led by Microsoft to ensure that safe code runs on end-user systems. This will allow Macintosh developers to sign their code as being "safe" and enable end-users to run safe code on their systems.
"This agreement reinforces Metrowerks commitment to providing the best possible Mac OS-Internet development environment," said Greg Galanos, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Metrowerks. "In particular, our objective is to provide seamless, enriched, connectivity between the Mac OS desktop clients and Mac OS-based web servers and Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. IntraNet servers."
"Microsoft is pleased to be using Metrowerks' powerful products for Internet Explorer Microsoft's Web browser, which comes with Windows starting with Windows 98. Commonly called "IE," versions for Mac and Unix are also available. Internet Explorer is the most widely used Web browser on the market. It has also been the browser engine in AOL's Internet access software. on the Macintosh," said John Ludwig, Vice President, Internet Platforms and Tools Division, Microsoft. "Along with Metrowerks, we are committed to providing Mac developers with tools to create ActiveX and Java applications on the Mac, and make the Mac an exciting Internet client."
Founded in 1985, Metrowerks develops, markets and supports a complete line of Macintosh-hosted computer language products for building Mac OS, Windows 95, Windows NT, Magic Cap and Be OS applications. Metrowerks CodeWarrior products have become the industry standard for professional Mac-hosted software development with more than 45,000 registered users in 70 countries. Additional information on Metrowerks and its products can be obtained by sending Email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by calling (512) 873-4700, or via the Internet at http://www.metrowerks.com. -0-
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