Interface21 announced that it has partnered with Tasktop Technologies, creators of the Eclipse Mylyn project, to develop the Spring Tool Suite.This new Spring-specific tool solution will build on Eclipse and Mylyn to dramatically reduce the complexity of enterprise Java application development and maintenance.Building on the existing success of Eclipse, Mylyn and Spring IDE, the Spring Tool Suite will simplify the large aggregation of tools used to develop complex enterprise Java applications, dramatically reducing information overload and streamlining developer workflow. And it is expected to be available in March 2008. You can find more informations and updates about this in the official site of Interface21.
Some Spring Tool Suite offers:
- support for the latest Spring 2.0 features, including namespace-based configurations;
- support for Spring Web Flow, including an extension to WTP’s XML editor for content assist, hyperlinking, validation, and graphical editing;
- tools for Spring AOP based development, including support for validating configurations and visualization of cross cutting references;
- support for Spring Java configuration.