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Tom Sawyer Software Announces Pure Java Graph Editor Toolkit

Delivers Web-Enabled Graph Layout and Diagramming Functionality to Java Developers

Berkeley, CA, October 21, 1998—Tom Sawyer Software, the leader in graph layout and diagramming component technology, today announced the Graph Editor Toolkit for Java. This 100% Pure Java component allows developers to build web-enabled high performance, scalable, diagramming applications. The Graph Editor Toolkit for Java delivers proven features for building applications such as network design, workflow, and process modeling. In addition, it is fully customizable and optimized for applications running in distributed web environments.

Delivers Enterprise Graph Layout and Diagramming in Java

By using the Graph Editor Toolkit for Java, developers can efficiently produce applications that graphically reveal hidden relationships and underlying structures through ordered diagrams. These exceptionally clear user interfaces enable end-users to rapidly see and address problems. With this release of the Graph Editor Toolkit for Java, Tom Sawyer Software continues to expand its product line of graph layout and diagramming components. For developers of large scale diagramming applications, the Graph Editor Toolkit product family provides pre-built components that significantly reduces development time.

"The Graph Editor Toolkit for Java provides a powerful engine for graph layout and diagramming." said Mr. Steve Powers, director of Java products at Tom Sawyer Software. "This 100% Pure Java version leverages Tom Sawyer Software's expertise in graph layout and allows our customers to efficiently develop web-enabled diagramming applications."

Optimized for Web Environments

The Graph Editor Toolkit for Java is optimized to deliver high performance in large commercial Java applications. It utilizes a unique and highly efficient architecture to make it possible to develop enterprise web applications requiring complex visual interfaces with minimal effort. The Graph Editor Toolkit for Java enables the deployment of applications on all standard platforms for all browsers supporting JDK 1.1 and Swing 1.1, including Netscape Communicator 4.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0.

Availability

The Graph Editor Toolkit for Java will be available in the first quarter of 1999. Training and Consulting Services are available with the Graph Editor Toolkit.

About Tom Sawyer Software

Tom Sawyer Software is the leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to build highly scalable and flexible graph and data visualization and analysis applications. These applications are used to discover hidden patterns, complex relationships, and key trends in large and diverse datasets. Tom Sawyer Software serves clients with needs in link analysis; network topology; architectures and models; schematics and maps; and dependencies, flows, and processes. We help clients federate and integrate their data from multiple sources and build the graph and data visualization applications that are critical to analyzing and gaining insight into their data.

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