CUPERTINO, Calif. -- April 22, 1996 -- Close on the heels of Café for Windows, Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC) today announced the availability of Symantec Café for Macintosh. Symantec Café for Macintosh is a standalone, professional Java-compatible development environment that replaces the previously released Symantec Caffeine tools. Symantec Café for Macintosh includes several features not available in any Macintosh Java-compatible development tools, including a native Java-compatible compiler that runs several times faster than the standard Sun™ Java Compiler, an integrated graphical class browser, tutorials and sample applets, and the Cafe Studio visual development utility.
"Symantec Café is ideal for both first time programmers and experienced professionals. The 'Intro to Java-based programming' tutorial and sample applets help you learn the Java language and start quickly creating your own applets. The fast Java-compatible compiler and integrated graphical class browser give professional developers the tools they need to do rapid Java-powered development," said Mansour Safai, general manager of the Symantec Developer Tools Division.
"Symantec Café for Macintosh provides a high-performance development environment for Internet applications," said Larry Tesler, vice president of Internet platforms, Apple Computer. "Customers can now leverage the power and ease of use of the Macintosh to develop Java applets, confirming the role of the Macintosh as the platform of choice for web site design."
Symantec Café is a full featured development environment for Sun's Java programming language that runs on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
Key features of Symantec Café (Macintosh version) are:
Java is a Sun Microsystems' branded programming language and development technology for developing cross-platform applications across the public Internet and corporate intranets.
About Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation develops, markets, and supports a complete line of application and system software products designed to enhance individual and workgroup productivity as well as manage networked computing environments. Platforms supported include IBM personal computers and compatibles, Apple Macintosh computers as well as all major network operating systems. Founded in 1982, the company's global operations span North America, Europe and several fast growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free or (541) 334-6054.
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