Java Verified brand demonstrates developers can enjoy ColdFusion MX productivity on multiple application servers

JavaOne, Sun's 2003 Worldwide Java Developer Conference - 12 June 2003 - Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) announced that Macromedia ColdFusion MX has achieved "Java Verified" status under the Sun Microsystems Java Verification Program. The Java Verification Program is designed to identify enterprise applications developed with Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technology that are intended to be portable across different implementations of J2EE.

"One of our key objectives in bringing Macromedia ColdFusion MX to the J2EE platform is to give customers more flexible deployment options," said Norm Meyrowitz, president of products, Macromedia. "Passing the Java Application Verification Kit test suite ensures customers that they can enjoy the proven productivity of the ColdFusion environment on multiple J2EE application servers."

"The Java Verification Program enables vendors to demonstrate their commitment to standards, to minimise development costs, and maximise ROI," said Mark Bauhaus, vice president of Java Web Services at Sun. "By attaining Java Verified status for ColdFusion MX, Macromedia is helping developers take full advantage of the power of the J2EE platform, delivering the true promise of 'Write Once, Run Anywhere.'"

Casio USA, Crayola, and Swiss Army Brands use Macromedia ColdFusion MX to build and deploy powerful, business critical web applications and web services. Macromedia ColdFusion MX, the rapid server scripting environment for creating rich Internet applications, brings the proven ease of use and productivity of ColdFusion to the J2EE platform.

Macromedia is an elected member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee, which is comprised of 16 companies charged with leading the community of developers and vendors in creating future standards for the Java platform.

Experience matters. Macromedia is motivated by the belief that great experiences build great businesses. Our software empowers millions of business users, developers, and designers to create and deliver effective, compelling, and memorable experiences - on the Internet, on fixed media, on wireless, and on digital devices.