SAN FRANCISCO -- Oracle (Quote, Chart) is approaching its
legions of developers with a new set of tools and incentives to
invigorate its install base.
The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based software giant announced the start
of Project Columbus, a platform for developers made by developers that
is expected to launch in earnest next year. Oracle also announced Oracle
JDeveloper 10g Release 2, which debuts the company's Application
Development Framework (ADF) Faces, graphical components that are based
on the JavaServer Faces (JSR-127) specification.
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