WideStudio v.3.00 beta1 Released

WideStudio is an integrated development environment(IDE) to build window applications on Windows95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP, Linux, FreeBSD, SOLARIS and other unix platform. This is free software (MIT/X Consortium License) and the source code is open. It enables us to build an application that works on both Linux and windows.

This is an announcement of version 3.00 beta 1.

0. New Features:

TCP/IP and UDP socket components on both Windows and unix.
3D graphic compornents of J3W and OpenGL.
PNG format is supported.

1. Features:

Application builder that has a platform-independent interface.
Original class library (GUI and more) independent of other libraries.
Window editor for editing visually GUI components in a window.
Code generation for event-driven process and GUI components.
Management of the project files and generation of makefile.
Facility to make an additional class by a user.
You can use your editor, compiler and debugger.
Look and Feel absorbing the difference between Windows and X.
UNICODE(UTF8) support as well as EUC-JP, SJIS, EUC-KR, EUC-CN, ISO8859-X etc. to realize an international and multi-platform application.

2. Requirements:

OS:
Windows95/98/NT/2000/XP
Linux 2.0 or later.
FreeBSD
SOLARIS 2.5 or later.
other unix and X Window System

Compiler:
GNU C++ (or your c++ compiler).
G++/MinGW32 (packages for Windows include this).

Debugger:(not necessary)
GDB, DBX (or your c++ debugger).
GDB/MinGW32 (packages for Windows include this).

Editor:
vi, Emacs, notepad (or your editor).

Web browser:(not necessary)
Netscape, IE, opera (or your browser) to see the online manual.

Library:
XPM library, JPEG library, and optionally libpng and OpenGL(Mesa)
are needed for X11.

3. see

WideStudio Home Page: http://www.widestudio.org/EE/

Project page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/widestudio/

Posted by T.Tamaki 2002-04-23