BEA Systems, Inc. an application infrastructure software company, and Altova, Inc. have announced a new partnership to integrate XMLSPY 5 with BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1. The combination of the XML development tool and the J2EE development environment is intended to offer developer access to a solution for building XML-based applications and enterprise class Web services. Developers can use XMLSPY 5 to edit XML files and define XML schema definitions for use in WebLogic Workshop. Combined with WebLogic Workshop's XMLBeans technology, developers can now define the format of their XML data using XMLSpy and leverage it within any WebLogic platform application.
The new offering represents BEA and Altova's commitment to drive the adoption of XML-based technologies, open standards, and service-oriented development with both XMLSPY5 and the BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1. It also makes WebLogic Workshop 8.1 and XMLSPY5 more easily available to BEA and Altova's combined developer community. The joint BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 with XMLSPY 5 solution is available immediately. Developers can download a free developer license of WebLogic Workshop 8.1 with a free copy of XMLSPY5 WebLogic Edition, including a 30 day evaluation license for XMLSPY 5 Enterprise Edition.
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