FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Live Software, Inc.
Borland International, Inc.
LIVE SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR BORLAND'S JBUILDER 2
-- Live Software Java Servlet Products to Support JBuilder 2 --
SAN FRANCISCO -- March 24, 1998 -- Live Software, Inc. today announced
ServletDebugger 2.0, an enhanced version of its acclaimed servlet support
tool, for Borland International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:BORL) JBuilder 2, the new
version of Borland's award-winning family of visual development tools for
building corporate and enterprise software applications with the Java
programming language. Both announcements were made as a part of Sun
Microsystem's JavaOne developer conference being held here this week (booth
ServletDebugger 2.0 allows for the testing and debugging of Java Servlet
code from within the JBuilder development environment. ServletDebugger 2
has an integrated server and servlet engine, allowing for real-world
testing of servlet code without leaving the development environment. Java
Servlets are platform-independent, server-side programs written using the
Java Servlet API, part of the Java platform. Java Servlets bring the power
of "Write Once, Run Anywhere," Safe Network Delivery, and Smart Card to
Supercomputer scalability to server-side extensions. Traditional CGI
applications and extensions written in Perl, C/C++, or other languages, can
be replaced through the use of servlets. By using Servlets as an
extensible, well-defined cross-platform environment, sophisticated
applications for both client and server become easier to develop, faster to
deploy and more cost effective to maintain.
"We are pleased to provide servlet support for JBuilder 2, the premier Java
development system," said Paul Colton, President of Live Software.
"JBuilder customers will now be able to speed up their development process
and write client/server applications faster and easier with the new
"Live Software is the leading provider of servlet technology and its
integration with JBuilder is seamless," said Zack Urlocker, Borland's vice
president of marketing. "Live Software's tools will let our customers more
quickly develop and deploy their enterprise and client/server
Pricing and Availability
ServletDebugger 2 is available now from Live Software's web site at
http://www.livesoftware.com and is priced at $195 per developer seat.
Additionally, a white paper entitled "Building Java Servlets with JBuilder"
will be available from Live Software's web site at no cost.
About Borland JBuilder 2
Borland JBuilder 2 is the newest in a family of highly-productive, visual
development tools for creating high-performance, platform-independent
applications using the Java programming language. JBuilder's scalable,
component-based environment is designed for all levels of "Information
Network" development projects ranging from applets and applications that
require networked database connectivity to client/server and distributed,
The JBuilder product family features fast and easy JavaBean component
creation, a scalable database architecture, robust visual "Two-Way"
development tools, and the ability to produce "100% Pure Java"
platform-independent applications, applets, servlets, and JavaBeans. The
product's open environment supports JDK 1.1, JDK 1.2, JavaBeans, JFC/Swing
components, CORBA, Enterprise JavaBeans, RMI, JDBC, and all major corporate
About Live Software, Inc.
Live Software, Inc. is a privately held company located in San Diego,
Calif., pioneering the development of leading-edge Java server-side
components and Java servlet software products. Founded in 1995, Live
Software's products are used by corporations world-wide and the company has
been recognized as one of San Diego's "Cool 25" high-tech companies for its
role in enterprise-enhancing Java software development. For more
information on Live Software, Servlet Debugger and the Java component
product lines, visit the company's web site at http://www.livesoftware.com
or send email to email@example.com.
Borland: Making Development Easier
Borland is a leading provider of high-quality software products for
corporate application developers worldwide. Borland is distinguished for
its award-winning family of rapid application development tools and
scalable middleware technology for desktop, client/server,
Internet/intranet, and enterprise systems. The company's products are
supported through comprehensive corporate and independent developer
programs, value added resellers, and systems integrators. Founded in 1983,
Borland is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California. Additional
information about Borland may be obtained from Borland's Web site at