WaveMaker 6.1 for Mac Delivers Cloud Portability to Citizen Developers

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Easy-To-Use Cloud Development Platform for Mac Supports Multiple Clouds

WaveMaker is leading the way in offering an open and easy-to-use cloud development platform that delivers portability across multiple clouds.

WaveMaker Software™, the only open and easy-to-use cloud development platform, today announced that it has released version 6.1 of its platform for the Mac OS X operating system, adding one-click deployment to Rackspace Cloud, OpSource Cloud, and Eucalyptus Private Cloud.

Gartner predicts that by 2014, 25% of enterprise applications will be built by Citizen Developers who are not IT experts. By eliminating the complexity of building and deploying cloud applications, WaveMaker 6.1 enables these Citizen Developers to take advantage of cloud computing.

The WaveMaker 6.1 for Mac release includes significant enhancements :

  • One-click deployment to Amazon EC2, Rackspace Cloud, Eucalyptus and OpSource.
  • Automated multi-tenancy and secure, tenant ID-based data isolation
  • Dynamic widget loading for up to 500% faster performance.
  • Rich text editor, Twitter feed and other widgets.
  • Improved SVN integration for team development.

For a full list of improvements, see the complete release notes at http://dev.wavemaker.com/wiki/bin/WM61RelNotes. WaveMaker has also been selected by Apple as a staff pick on its downloads section at http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/development_tools/

"Cloud portability is a critical feature for enterprise adoption of cloud computing," said Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies. "With their latest release, WaveMaker is leading the way in offering an open and easy-to-use cloud development platform that delivers portability across multiple clouds."

"Until now, Mac users had no open source tools available to them for supporting web and cloud development, with the result that only expert Mac developers were able to take advantage of cloud computing," said Chris Keene, CEO of WaveMaker. "With this release, WaveMaker has eliminated the complexity of building and deploying portable cloud applications for Mac users, opening up the benefits of cloud computing to the entire Apple community."

WaveMaker version 6.1 for Mac is freely available now for use online at http://cloud.wavemaker.com or for use from your desktop at http://www.wavemaker.com/download.

About WaveMaker Software
WaveMaker is the only open and easy-to-use cloud development platform. WaveMaker's visual, drag and drop tools flatten the Java learning curve by 92% , enabling any developer to build enterprise web applications that deploy to a standard Java platform. WaveMaker'w WYSIWYG studio creates standard Java applications with 98% less code, boosting developer productivity and quality without compromising flexibility. WaveMaker applications are cloud-ready and include built-in support for multi-tenancy and elastic scaling. WaveMaker is a rapidly-growing company backed by a 15,000-strong developer community and customers like the Center For Disease Control, Macy's and KANA. For more information, visit http://www.WaveMaker.com.


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