THIS JUST IN...Holt Software

A new Java environment from Holt Software is intended specifically to help educational institutions meet the demand for skilled information technology workers. Ready to Program with Java Technology requires little computer memory to run, and provides a powerful but simple environment that allows students to begin programming immediately. The training software supports the learning of fundamental computer science concepts, and is designed to promote the academic as well as commercial use of Java. For registered members of IBM's e-business Technology Academic Program, the software is available for free download from It will also be provided free of charge in Holt Software's new Java textbook, Introduction to Programming in Java by J.N.P. Hume.

This article originally appeared in the 06/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.