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Oracle Releases JDeveloper IDE Update

Oracle has released the JDeveloper 11g Release 2 integrated developer environment (IDE) that focuses on making it easier for developers to create Java-based Oracle application.

According to the company, the Release 2 version of the platform also updates the Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) 11g which simplifies the entire development experience.

The platform, which is now available for a free download from the Oracle Technology Network, comes with support for the new JavaServer Faces 2.0 and Facelets standards which offers a visual editing environment to developers.

The JDeveloper 11g Release 2 also comes with an updated ADF JavaServer Faces Rich Client components that allows developers to create rich internet applications. The platform makes it easier for developers to create OSGi based extensions for Oracle JDeveloper.

Oracle also included a new ADF Face editor tool with the platform that makes easier for developers to customise the user interface of their applications.

“Web application and Java developers continue to seek the latest advancements in standards and easy-to-use tools," said Ted Farrell, chief architect and senior vice president, Oracle, in a press release (opens in new tab) posted on MarketWire.

"Oracle JDeveloper 11g Release 2 delivers state-of-the-art capabilities that allow developers to achieve an immense productivity boost and are essential to enable the creation of the most immersive and vibrant Web applications."