FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METROWERKS INTRODUCES CODEWARRIOR FOR PALMPILOT, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
TOOLS HOSTED ON WINDOWS 95/NT & MAC OS
CodeWarrior Tools for U.S. Robotics’ PalmPilot Connected Organizers To
Include New Visual Resource Editing
AUSTIN, Texas-April 28, 1997-Metrowerks Inc. (NASDAQ: MTWKF, TSE/ME: MWK),
one of the world’s leading providers of software development tools, today
announced CodeWarrior for PalmPilot DR/2 (“Developer Release 2”) hosted
on Windows 95/NT and Mac OS. CodeWarrior for PalmPilot features the
CodeWarrior Integrated Development Environment (“IDE”) and allows software
developers to build applications for the new PalmPilot Professional and
PalmPilot Personal Connected Organizers from U.S. Robotics.
“We are pleased to announce the availability of CodeWarrior for PalmPilot
hosted on both Windows 95/NT and Mac OS,” said Jean Blanger, chairman and
chief executive officer of Metrowerks. “This is the first release of our
PalmPilot tools hosted on Windows 95/NT. Now Windows developers can access
the same easy-to-use CodeWarrior tools for PalmPilot that the Mac developer
community has enjoyed since 1996. We are especially pleased to introduce
new visual editing tools for developing PalmPilot applications. We believe
our Constructor for PalmPilot will set a new standard in user interface
design tools for connected organizers and PDAs.”
CodeWarrior for PalmPilot DR/2 now offers direct-to-device debugging
support for Palm OS 1.0 from both Windows 95/NT and Mac OS, and a new
visual interface design editor (or resource editor), Constructor for Palm
OS. Constructor for Palm OS allows users to interactively create and
design graphical user interfaces simply by selecting objects (such as
windows, menu bars, etc.) from a palette and placing them where they should
appear in the final Palm OS application. When U.S. Robotics releases the
Palm OS 2.0 system headers and libraries, they will be shipped to all
CodeWarrior for PalmPilot registered users free of charge.
Pricing and Availability
CodeWarrior for PalmPilot DR/2 is available now for a suggested retail
price of US$369 direct from Metrowerks and Metrowerks’ authorized
distributors. Registered users receive two free updates and technical
Founded in 1985, Metrowerks develops, markets and supports a complete line
of programming tools used for software development for a number of
operating systems and microprocessors. Intended for use on desktop
computers or embedded systems, these operating systems include Mac OS,
Windows 95, Windows NT, PlayStation OS, BeOS and Palm OS, running on 68K,
PowerPC, MIPS and x86 microprocessors. Metrowerks’ CodeWarrior products are
used by over 70,000 registered users in 70 countries. Additional
information on Metrowerks and its products is available via e-mail at
“email@example.com”, from our web site at “http://www.metrowerks.com”, or
by calling (800) 377-5416 or (512) 873-4700.
Metrowerks, the Metrowerks logo and CodeWarrior are registered trademarks
of Metrowerks Inc. U.S. Robotics is a registered trademarks of U.S.
Robotics. PalmPilot and Palm OS are trademarks of US Robotics and its
subsidiaries. Apple, Mac and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple
Computer, Inc. Windows and WindowsNT are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and other countries. All
other company and product names may be registered trademarks or trademarks
of their respective companies/holders, and are hereby recognized.
Statements in this press release regarding CodeWarrior for PalmPilot are
forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including
successful and timely development of CodeWarrior for PalmPilot and customer
acceptance of the product.
CodeWarrior is an intuitive suite of software development tools running on
MacOS and Windows 95/NT that includes an award-winning integrated
development environment (“IDE”) complete with project manager, resource and
text editors, debugger, class browser, online documentation and tutorials.
CodeWarrior’s cross-platform compilers support C, C++, Pascal and Java, and
allow programmers to build applications for a number of target platforms
all from one development environment.