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New C++ IDE From CodeGear Brings Rapid Application Development to Windows Vista


Monday, May 14, 2007; 02:53 AM

CodeGear, a leader in developer tools, today announced C++Builder® 2007 the worlds only native C++ rapid application development (RAD) integrated development environment (IDE) for Microsoft® Windows. C++Builder 2007 provides support for Microsoft Windows Vista, enabling developers to seamlessly upgrade existing C++ applications to support Vista and rapidly build new Windows applications that take advantage of the new Vista Aero user interfaces.

C++Builder 2007 is designed to significantly cut Vista application development time and costs. Customers have shown savings of up to 80 percent in development time for GUI-intensive applications, said Michael Swindell, CodeGear vice president of products and strategy.

In addition, C++Builder 2007 offers hundreds of enhancements that make C++ applications more reliable, maintainable and robust for ISVs, system integrators, VARs, and small to medium enterprises," said Swindell.

With C++Builder 2007, developers can quickly build rich client applications that support Vista as well as create dynamic AJAX-enabled Web applications. Applications can be built on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP or Vista, and deployed automatically to all three platforms without recompilation.

Key features and capabilities provided by C++Builder include:

  • Seamless support for Microsoft Windows Vista Aero, Vista Desktop and Vista APIs
  • Increased ANSI C++ conformance and compatibility including Boost and Dinkumware library support
  • New C++ build flexibility and custom configurations powered by the Microsoft MSBuild engine
  • Up to 5 times in-IDE build performance improvements over prior versions
  • UML C++ source code visualization
  • Integrated C++ unit testing
  • New DBX 4 RAD data access with support for the latest versions of popular RDBMs including CodeGear InterBase®, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL®, Oracle®, IBM® DB2, and Sybase®
  • C++ IDE enhancements including virtual folders and enhanced C++ structure pane
  • New INDY 10 Internet Protocol component suite

C++Builder 2007 is currently scheduled to be available in early June in English, German, Japanese and French. For more information about C++Builder, visit www.codegear.com/products/cppbuilder.

C++Builder 2007 is part of a family of products from CodeGear that includes InterBase®, JBuilder®, Delphi® for Win32, Delphi for PHP, Delphi for .NET, C#Builder® and CodeGear RAD Studio (C++Builder, C#Builder, Delphi).

About CodeGear

CodeGear from Borland Software Corporation (NASDAQ:BORL) delivers innovative, high-productivity development tools for a wide spectrum of software developers ranging from individuals to enterprise teams. CodeGear products enable developers to freely develop on their platform of choice while focusing on simplifying complex technologies and tasks so they can concentrate on application design, not infrastructure, to enable on-time project delivery. To learn more about CodeGear and its products, visit www.codegear.com. CodeGear. Where Developers Matter.

Note to Editors:

CodeGear also today announced new Ruby on Rails technology. Please see CodeGear press release titled CodeGear Unveils First IDE for Agile Ruby on Rails Web 2.0 Development.

CodeGear, C++Builder 2007, InterBase, JBuilder, Delphi, C#Builder and all other CodeGear brand and product names are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows Vista, and all other Microsoft brand and product names are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.



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