Sun and Flashline Join to Speed Java Development

Sun Microsystems Inc. has selected Flashline to create a customized marketplace within the Forte for Java portal, a virtual neighborhood where Java technology developers can share add-on products, components and ideas. This marketplace gives developers the ability to easily access, evaluate and purchase modules and add-ons to extend the Forte for Java development environment, as well as commercial Java technology-based components that can be plugged into applications to accelerate development.

This agreement is the latest in a series of similar deals with a list of organizations that includes IBM developerWorks and JavaWorld.

The customized marketplace is available through the Forte for Java Products and Services Marketplace (, providing software for purchase and immediate download.