Tool for Ajax development with Java goes open source

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 11:45 am

Software company ClearNova said it will open-source a toolkit designed to make Java programmers more productive writing Ajax-style Web applications.

The company next month will release the ThinkCAP JX development framework under the General Public License for non-commercial use. Software vendors which bundle the product for commercial use will be charged $2,000 per developer.

ThinkCAP JX is a visual development tool that cuts down on the need to write Java or JavaScript code, said Steve Benfield, vice president of strategy at ClearNova. The framework is built using a number of other open-source frameworks, including Hibernate and Apache Axis, he said.

The source code to the ThinkCAP JX framework will be available from ThinkCAP.org.

Source: News.com


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