FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METROWERKS SHIPS CODEWARRIOR FOR BeOS RELEASE 3
AUSTIN, Texas -July 21, 1997- Metrowerks Inc. (NASDAQ: MTWKF, TSE/ME:MWK),
one of the world’s leading providers of software development tools, today
announced they are now shipping a new release of CodeWarrior for BeOS, the
Be-native version of its award-winning Integrated Development Environment
(IDE). CodeWarrior for BeOS Release 3 includes CodeWarrior’s BeOS-native
IDE and PowerPC compilers used to build software applications for the
BeOS, which runs on the BeBox personal computer manufactured by Be Inc.
and many other PowerPC-based systems.
A significant addition in Release 3 is Java 1.02 support with JIT for
developing and running Java projects on the BeOS. Other features include
scripting support, multiple concurrent compiles, source level debugging, an
editor with syntax coloring and styling, headers and libraries, reference
files and on-line documentation, useful C++ classes, and sample code.
CodeWarrior for BeOS Release 3 also includes a BeOS Preview Release, and
has been developed to support all future compatible BeOS releases.
“CodeWarrior for BeOS is the premiere way to build BeOS applications, and
with the addition of Java support with JIT to our already successful C/C++
tools, Release 3 brings to the Be programmer a more sophisticated and
versatile environment for development, on either Mac hardware or on a
BeBox,” said Jean Belanger, chairman and chief executive officer of
Metrowerks will be demonstrating CodeWarrior for BeOS at the Be Developers’
Conference, August 4 and 5, Hynes Convention Center, Boston.
Price and Availability
CodeWarrior for BeOS Release 3 is now shipping, priced at US$299, and is
available from DevDepot. Each purchase includes two free updates,
versions 4 and 5. Any programmer who has purchased any previous developer
release of CodeWarrior for BeOS will be able to download a Release 3.0
upgrade from the Metrowerks web site: www.metrowerks.com.
CodeWarrior is an intuitive suite of software development tools that
includes an award-winning IDE complete with project manager, resource and
text editors, debugger, class browser, on-line documentation and tutorials.
CodeWarrior’s cross-platform compilers support C, C++, Object Pascal and
Java, and allow programmers to build applications for Windows 95, Windows
NT and Mac OS, all from one unique development environment.
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. More
information is available by visiting www.metrowerks.com on the web.
Metrowerks, the Metrowerks logo and CodeWarrior are registered trademarks
of Metrowerks Inc. Be, Inc., Be, BeBox and BeOS are trademarks of Be, Inc.
All other company and product names may be registered trademarks or
trademarks of their respective companies/holders, and are hereby recognized.
Gordy Davies – Media Relations
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