PalmSource Releases Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0

Software developers take note! PalmSource has announced the release of Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0 for all of your wonderful software devs out there. With these tools, you will have the resources needed to create the next generation of software for Palm powered mobile devices.

PalmSource today at the Euro Dev Con announced the release of Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0, designed to enable the development of next generation multimedia and wireless applications for ARM- and 68K-based Palm Powered devices.

Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0, available free of charge to all PalmSource registered developers, will be distributed to all attendees at the PalmSource Euro DevCon, where developers can benefit from in-depth technical sessions on the new toolchain. Registered Palm OS developers can also download Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0 free of charge from the Developer Zone on PalmSource.com.

The new Palm OS Developer Suite 1.0 includes an open-source Integrated Development Environment (IDE) based on Eclipse, originally developed by IBM. Eclipse is a commercial-quality, best-in-class IDE with several hundred plug-in tools that support major software languages including C, C++, Java, and COBOL. The introduction of Palm OS Developer Suite enables developers to create mobile applications that run natively on ARM-based smartphones and mobile devices running Palm OS Cobalt.

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