Oct 08 2007

OW2 Lomboz? 3.3 launched

New Release: Lomboz? 3.3 Provides Features for SOA, Enterprise Portals and Web Development

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Istanbul, Turkey, and Brussels, Belgium, October 8, 2007 ? Eteration, an innovative company specialized in Java Enterprise Technology (Java EE), Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Object-Oriented Modeling and Analysis, and OW2 (formerly ObjectWeb), an international nonprofit consortium of companies and research organizations, today announced the availability of OW2 Lomboz? 3.3 with features addressing SOA, BPEL and Enterprise Portals.

Eteration and OW2 announce the availability of OW2 Lomboz? 3.3, this all inclusive package with features addressing SOA, BPEL, and Enterprise Portals also includes the latest version of eXo Platform and Liferay Portals.

Lomboz? 3.3 includes all new editors for BPEL, BPEL runtime support with Apache ODE, as well as editors for Apache Struts, Spring Beans and Hibernate.

With this release, Lomboz provides an IDE that has tools for Struts, JSF, Portals, JPA, Databases, Hibernate, Spring Framework, BPEL and of course Java EE development with EJBs, Servlets and JSPs. Lomboz? 3.3 also contains tools for the popular Apache Struts Web framework that makes working with struts XML configurations easy.

Lomboz 3.3 will be available in the form of Cloudsmith? ?virtual distros,? which streamlines the process of downloading and assembling all prerequisites and third-party packages. Lomboz 3.3 will also be available as conventionally packaged downloads. By choosing the virtual distro option, the entire Lomboz 3.3 environment will be automatically retrieved and assembled on your local machine.

Over the last three years, OW2 Lomboz? has had over 3 million downloads and is well established in its fifth consecutive year at the top of OW2?s downloads.

?Eteration continues to show its commitment to OW2 Lomboz?, Eclipse Foundation and Open Source Technology,? said Eteration CEO Naci Dai. ?We are building new strategic alliances within Open Source; now including Apache ODE and Eclipse BPEL. The addition of these new features provides the first out-of-the box open SOA tool with support for designing and running BPEL 2.0 processes. In addition, Web development with Lomboz has never been better with the latest tools for open application frameworks and standards such as JSF, AJAX, JPA, Spring, Hibernate and Struts, JSR 168 portlet development and extended support for eXo Platform and Liferay Portals.?

?The momentum achieved by Lomboz is extremely gratifying for the OW2 community. Lomboz success illustrates the innovative thrust of the OW2 community, it also demonstrates the power of the open source model in software areas where standardization is a key driver of user adoption.? said Cedric Thomas, CEO of OW2.

Professional support is available from Eteration (www.eteration.com) for individuals and enterprises.

The new version is currently available as downloads(1) and from the Lomboz Update Manager(2).