Advantage Gen

Advantage Gen

(language, software)
A CASE tool for rapid application development which generates code from graphical business process models. Formerly called Information Engineering Facility (IEF) and produced by Texas Instruments, it was then bought by Sterling Software, Inc. who renamed it to COOL:Gen to fit into their COOL line of products. Computer Associates International, Inc. then acquired Sterling Software, Inc., and renamed the tool "Advantage Gen".

In 2003, CA are supporting Advantage Gen and adding support for J2EE/EJB, enhanced web enablement, Web services, and .Net.

Latest version: 6.5, as of 2003-04-14.

http://www3.ca.com/Solutions/Product.asp?ID=256.
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has introduced Advantage Gen for Enterprise Servers release 6.
Through automatic generation of Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs) for back-end servers, Advantage Gen 6.
By separating business rules from specific technologies and platforms, Advantage Gen 6.
CA's Advantage Gen has a long and successful history of empowering IT departments to quickly deliver quality enterprise solutions using model-driven development techniques, which reflect OMG's standard Model Driven Architecture," said Richard Soley, chairman and CEO of the Object Management Group.
We are delighted with the success our customers have had using Advantage Gen to deliver enterprise-class J2EE solutions for mainframe and UNIX environments," said Ricardo Antuna, CA vice president of marketing.
has unveiled Advantage Gen for Enterprise Servers (Advantage Gen) release 6.
It has since gone through several corporate entities and branding structures, and is now owned by Computer Associates (CA) under the name Advantage Gen.