IBM has unveiled new tools designed to simplify and automate software development.
The tools offer wizards, code samples and easy-to-use interfaces to help developers create on-demand business applications.
Web Data Access Client Developer allows users to build database applications without requiring complex coding.
And IBM claims that the Adieu (Ad hoc Development and Integration tool for End Users) programming tool will enable development of web services and applications within minutes and hours, instead of days, weeks and months.
In addition, the company has released the Availability Monitoring Toolkit, an open source Eclipse plug-in that allows developers to check the status of all dependent systems before they attempt to test or otherwise run the application they are working on.
The Security Lifecycle Management Tools for IBM Tivoli Access Manager complete the product releases.
The four tools are available on IBM’s emerging technologies Alphaworks website: