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Aptana's Eclipse-Based Web IDE Helps Accelarate AJAX Development

Announces Update To Milestone 7 With Debugger Enhancements

Aptana, founded by Paul Colton (pictured) announced the that the update to Milestone 7 includes a number of debugger enhancements.  Aptana is a robust Integrated Development Environment (IDE) designed specifically for web developers who use (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Aptana comes prepackaged with popular AJAX/JavaScript libraries. A large selection of screen shots showcasing Aptana IDE features is avilable on http://www.aptana.com/screenshots.html.

Aptana includes the following features:

* Full Code Assist on all Core and DOM JavaScript functionality 
* Code structure outliner for (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (even all at the same time)
* Errors and warnings across all 3 languages (code validation)
* Ability to extend the IDE via JavaScript with new 'Actions' and new 'Views'
* Support for Mac (Universal Binary) and Windows with Linux 
* Free and open source

The update to Milestone 7 is now available (build 0.2.7.12770). This update includes a number of debugger enhancements, as well as the following:

* Updates YUI Library to .12 with full help documentation and code assist
* Added moofx library with full help documentation
* Added YUI-EXT library with full help documentation
* Updated dojo to 0.4.1 with full help documentation
* Updated jQuery to 1.0.4 with full help documentation and code assist
* Updated Scriptaculous with help documentation
* Updated prototype and Rico libraries

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ajax news desk 12/21/06 03:04:56 AM EST

Aptana, founded by Paul Colton announced the that the update to Milestone 7 includes a number of debugger enhancements, is now available. Aptana comes prepackaged with popular AJAX/JavaScript libraries.