Red Hat Launches Second Generation Development Environment


United States, March 23, 2009

Expanded Feature Support, SOA and Portal Tooling, and Comprehensive Set of Runtimes Now Included with Release of New JBoss Developer Studio 2.0 - Portfolio Edition

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that JBoss Developer Studio 2.0 - Portfolio Edition is now available; the complete development environment not only enhances the Eclipse-based toolset, but also adds JBoss Enterprise Application, Portal, SOA and Data Services Platforms. The solution provides a robust, integrated development environment for rich web applications, mission critical enterprise applications, integration services in a single package, and at a price point that is expected to deliver compelling value to Red Hat customers.

"We launched JBoss Developer Studio Portfolio Edition to provide developers not only with outstanding development tools, but also with an easily accessible way to begin enterprise development projects on the exact same code that is in our supported JBoss Enterprise Middleware Platforms," said Craig Muzilla, vice president of Red Hat's middleware business. "This strategy is expected to enable customers to make a seamless transition from development into production."

With this new release, JBoss Developer Studio becomes the core component of JBoss Developer Studio - Portfolio Edition. It builds on Eclipse - the de-facto standard Java developer toolset and includes a comprehensive set of tools developers need to quickly develop highly interactive applications and services using technologies like Seam, Java EE, AJAX and Portlets as part of standards-based Service Oriented Architectures. The ability to quickly deploy enterprise applications is important for organizations looking to achieve value through cost and time savings.

JBoss Developer Studio - Portfolio Edition can help reduce the the time between development and deployment by including and supporting the full portfolio of JBoss Enterprise runtimes and tools:

  • JBoss Developer Studio 2.0
  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
  • JBoss SOA Platform
  • JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform
  • JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform
  • JBoss Operations Network
  • OpenJDK
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

JBoss Developer Studio - Portfolio Edition is available via subscription for use by individual developers and teams for development purposes. Subscriptions include access to code, patches and updates only. Developer support is not included with a JBoss Developer Studio - Portfolio Edition subscription. Developer support may be purchased separately via a Red Hat Developer subscription. Both are available for purchase online in the Red Hat Store. Or, to equip your development organization, please contact a Red Hat Sales Representative. For more information on JBoss Developer Studio - Portfolio Edition please visit

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