Sun said the development platform, along with Sun Java Studio Creator, is available at no cost to all Sun Developer Network
(SDN) registered developers.
The initiatives include two new levels of membership in the Sun Developer Network
-- Sun Developer Network
Standard and Sun Developer Network
Professional -- and two new developer promotions, an Apple developer promotion offering Sun Java Studio Creator for Mac OS X at no charge, and a free high performance Sun AMD Opteron processor-based workstation for new Sun Developer Network
members who purchase a three-year Sun Java Studio Enterprise software subscription.
As the ultimate platform architecture for building and deploying open, enterprise-ready Web services, Solaris 9 extends its performance improvements across Oracle's Database infrastructure as well as applications suite," said Doug Kaewert, vice president, Sun Developer Network
, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Java Studio Creator is available as part of the Sun Developer Network
subscription programme and subscribers receive a one-year subscription to Sun Developer Network
Standard plus a perpetual license to Java Studio Creator for USD99, including free updates during the life of the subscription.
Sun will now integrate Pixo's products and technologies into its Java technology strategy and offer them to its Sun Developer Network
Mobility Program, Business Mobility Initiative and Unified Testing Initiative for Wireless Java Applications.