Infotech Lead America: Micro Focus, a provider of enterprise application modernization, testing, and management solutions, has launched its free Enterprise Developer Personal Edition product.
Enterprise Developer Personal Edition offers choice of Eclipse or Visual Studio IDE to develop enterprise-class mainframe and distributed applications.
“IT teams need new approaches to balance the essential work of keeping the business functioning and enabling innovation initiatives to improve corporate performance,” said Kevin Brearley, director, Product Management at Micro Focus. “This means addressing challenges that directly impact time to market in order to remain competitive and sustain business growth – namely skills, productivity, quality resources and integration.”
The company claims that Enterprise Developer Personal Edition significantly improves developer agility when performing day to day mainframe development activities. Moreover, it addresses the mainframe skills shortage by reducing the gap between COBOL, Java and C# developers in a collaborative IDE environment.
Moreover, the product comes with smart COBOL editing, syntax checking and compilation to create a simple way to modernize, develop and maintain mainframe applications.
Micro Focus Enterprise Developer Personal Edition is the entry-level development platform of the Micro Focus Mainframe Solution – a comprehensive product suite to help organizations through the journey of delivering mainframe work load. It includes Enterprise Analyzer, Enterprise Developer, Enterprise Test Server and Enterprise Server.