Oracle plans to improve its Java development tools, by providing integrated and pluggable tools for Java, service oriented architecture and Web 2.0 application development.
Oracle's Java tools strategy features in future releases of Oracle JDeveloper 11g, Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) 11g, Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g, Oracle SOA Suite 11g and Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g, components of Oracle Fusion Middleware.
For mobile developers, Oracle said its ADF Mobile Client will support native development for BlackBerry and Windows mobile applications.
Oracle is also adding a component to enable developers to build iTunes-like user interfaces in their applications.
Oracle made the announcement at its Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco,