PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Press Contact:
Judith Steinbaum
Press and Public Relations
Roaster Technologies
617. 876. 4031 x1818

‘Roasted Java(tm) News’ Launch Offers Daily Distillate of Java!

Cambridge, Mass. May 19, 1997 – Roaster Technologies today officially
launched “Roasted Java(tm) News,” an online Java News Daily. Each freshly
updated version includes a comprehensive collection of news headlines
concerning Java culled from over 50 different publications available on the
Internet. In addition, a department of “Short Takes” supplies information
on new or updated applets, applications or Java-related sources.

Previews of this resource have been greeted with enthusiasm by members of
the press, Java developers and IS Managers. “The accessibility and
organization of the site by publication, with special highlights featured
at the beginning of each day, gives the site the sense of a well-moderated
Java newsletter,” said an early user, John Magee, Director of Consulting at
Roaster Technologies’ sister company, Natural Intelligence, Inc. “This
saves an enormous amount of time, and keeps me and my company’s Java
consultants and trainers continuously current. We consider it required

David Moffat, a professional Java developer known as ‘Uncle Dave’ wrote: “I
want you to know that your news page really is the place to go first for
news about Java. Whenever I browse the other news sites, I find that you
have already done the work for me.”

Roaster Technologies’ website also functions as a major Java resource for
technology people working with Java. The newly revised site, also making
its debut, includes a popular section called “Roasted Java Links,” which
provides an easily accessible wealth of information on Java related
resources. This area gives the user current, verified information about
other sites of interest to Java users; the user no longer has to wonder if
the link is outdated, or stale. The webmasters at Roaster have done the

Roasted Java News site:
Roasted Java Links site:
Roaster Technologies Web Site:

About Roaster Technologies

Roaster Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to providing software products
targeted to Java developers. Its first product, Roaster(tm), the pioneering
Integrated Development Environment for Java on the Macintosh, continues to
receive high praise from industry press and Java developers, and was a
finalist in the 1997 Macworld World Class Award competition. More
information about Roaster Technologies is available from,
or found on the World Wide Web at

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News and Roasted Java Links are independent of Sun Microsystems, Inc.