CodeGear releases 3rdRail version 1.1

By: David Intersimone

Abstract: Version 1.1, now includes support for Rails (2.x), an enhanced, integrated debugger, support for Mac OS/X 10.5 and Ubuntu 7.1

Today CodeGear has released 3rdRail version 1.1, which now includes support for Rails (2.x), an enhanced, integrated debugger, support for Mac OS/X 10.5 and Ubuntu 7.1 - as well as updates to the 3rdRail IDE and 3rd-party components. 3rdRail 1.1, the third release since its introduction in September 2007, underscores CodeGear’s commitment to providing frequent and timely updates to the 3rdRail development community. In addition, CodeGear funded the development of a fast Ruby debugger that was contributed to Eclipse as part of the DLTK (Dynamic Languages Toolkit) framework.

Just Announced! 3rdRail has been recognized as a Productivity Winner in the Web Development category at the 18th Annual Software Development Jolt Awards sponsored by Dr. Dobbs Journal.

3rdRail 1.1 is now available for a free, 30-day trial (download at: http://cc.codegear.com/free/3rdrail)

Here are just a few of the new features found in 3rdRail 1.1:

High performance, integrated debugger (has additional features not found in open source edition)

  • Fully integrated with 3rdRail IDE
  • Support for both Ruby and Rails
  • Support for ERB debugging (Embedded Ruby, RHTML)
  • Detailed formatters for Ruby and Rails specific data structures

Complete runtime for both Rails 1.2 and 2.0

  • RESTful services support (Representational State Transfer)
  • Develop using either Rails 1.2 or 2.0; plus conversion tools to move applications from Rails 1.x to 2.x
  • New Rails 2.0 features supported in all areas of 3rdRail, including:
    • Explorer
    • Dependencies View
    • Code Navigation
    • Refactoring
    • Project Commander
    • Code Completion

Additional OS Support:

  • Mac OS/X 10.5 (Leopard), in addition to Mac OS/X 10.4
  • Ubuntu 7.10

You can find out more about 3rdRail at: http://www.codegear.com/products/3rdrail




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