Updated Matisse4MyEclipse Swing GUI Designer Brings NetBeans 6 to Eclipse Users

Share Article

Plugin also available as a stand-alone for non-users of MyEclipse.

Genuitec, LLC, the leading provider of the popular MyEclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, today announced the availability of the updated Matisse4MyEclipse, a professional integration and enhancement of the of the NetBeans 6 GUI Designer for Swing (formerly known as Project Matisse). Matisse4MyEclipse provides the most intuitive and advanced Swing GUI design solution to the MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench and is available to MyEclipse Professional Edition users at no charge via the "Community Essentials" program. Additionally, the enhancement is available to non-users of MyEclipse as a standalone Eclipse plugin via the Eclipse update manager or, more easily, via Genuitec's free "Pulse" product.

"Our users have long appreciated the fact that MyEclipse offers both outstanding Eclipse features, but also showcases one of NetBeans' most popular features in the Matisse GUI Designer," said Wayne Parrott, vice president of development for Genuitec. "We're pleased to be able to provide the latest and greatest features from the NetBeans 6 GUI Designer, and look forward to further enhancing Matisse4MyEclipse uniquely for the Eclipse platform."

The Matisse4MyEclipse update gives users access to the latest functionality and upgrades in Matisse. A limited list includes enhanced support for:

    Visual Swing UI Designer -- WYSIWYG drag-and-drop layout of Swing user interfaces
    Directly integrates with the MyEclipse world-class Java editor and development and debugging tools
    Extensible component palette enables you to add third party UI controls and your own components
    Supports the new beans binding technology (JSR 295)
    Uses NetBeans Swing metadata form files for interchange with NetBeans 6
    Runs with Java SE 5 & 6
    Numerous bug fixes
    Windows and Linux support
    Enabled for future support of the Swing Application Framework and JPA database binding (JSR 296)

"This update of Matisse4MyEclipse again showcases the incorporating power of the Eclipse platform," said Maher Masri, CEO of Genuitec. "We're proud to deliver crossover technologies -- like Matisse4MyEclipse -- to our users, and look forward to bringing many more innovations to the Eclipse ecosystem in 2008."

Pricing & Availability
MyEclipse 6.0.2 with the Matisse4MyEclipse update is available immediately via download on startup of MyEclipse. Users will be prompted for the download and install steps at no additional charge to Professional Edition subscribers. The Standard Edition annual subscription is priced at $29.95 USD and the Professional Edition (which includes Matisse4MyEclipse) annual subscription is priced at $59.95 USD. All subscriptions include unlimited access to Genuitec's world-class, direct-response online support.

About Genuitec
Genuitec, LLC, is an Eclipse-based company offering innovative Java and J2EE development tools. Genuitec offers training and expert consulting and development services for the Eclipse SDK and Rich Client Platforms. An original sponsor of Eclipse Plug-in Central, Genuitec joined the Eclipse Foundation early in 2003 and currently has an employee serving as an elected member of the board of directors, actively participating in the strategy development and direction of the organization. Genuitec LLC was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas.

Genuitec and MyEclipse are trademarks of Genuitec, LLC. All other brand or product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies and should be treated as such. JRE, Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Visit website