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Stage Set for Suite of Python Tools to Integrate Web Development with Cloud Computing
Aptana Acquires Pydev - Stage Set for Suite of Python Tools and Services Integrating Web Development with Cloud Computing
By: Cloud News Desk
Aug. 26, 2008 08:45 AM
Aptana announced the acquisition of Pydev. The combination of Pydev with Aptana Studio, which is approaching 2.3 million downloads, will bring Aptana's excellence in
"Pydev's popularity in the Python community and Eclipse ecosystem made it the clear choice for Aptana," said Paul Colton, CEO and founder of Aptana. "Interest in Python has been steadily growing and got a big boost earlier this year when Google announced that Python was the language for Google App Engine. Google is also a worldwide licensee of the commercial version of Pydev, Pydev Extensions, which includes even more high-productivity features for Python developers."
"This has been a great year for the Python developer community with the advent of great frameworks such as Django and deployment solutions such as Google App Engine. Now the tooling is getting better all the time. One of the great tools is Pydev, especially if you are Eclipse-minded. Having Aptana take on Pydev only means progress for that project and Python developers," said Dion Almaer, Open Web Advocate for Google.
"Pretty much anyone these days who is creating Web sites and applications is using
Users of Aptana and Pydev can today use the products side-by-side by either adding Pydev into the standalone edition of Aptana Studio, or by plugging both into Eclipse. A timeline for deeper integration of the products has not yet been announced. Pydev accelerates software development with Python by providing code completion and analysis, debug console and server, refactoring utilities and many other capabilities. Aptana Studio eases Web development, deployment and management by integrating best-in-class
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