With NEXTSTEP’s integrated set of development tools and extensive set of pre-built objects, you can produce rich, integrated applications in a fraction of the time it takes on other platforms.

Many organizations have discovered that building custom business applications is one of their key competitive advantages. With NEXTSTEP Developer, the industry’s leading object-oriented environment for building advanced client/server applications, these applications can be developed in significantly less time, with higher quality , resulting in faster deployment and a stronger competitive lead. NEXTSTEP Developer provides the complete development environment for NEXTSTEP, the acclaimed
leader in object-oriented operating systems, running on both NeXT hardware and computers based on the Intel! 486 and Pentiu m! microprocessor families.

NEXTSTEP Developer includes a complete object framework and all of the tools needed to build advanced, easy-to-use applications. NEXTSTEP Developer starts with a complete set of Object Kits, including the Application Kit , a set of objects providing functionality common to all applications and a complete library of user interface objects, and objects that support information sharing between applications. Also included is Database Kit , which integrates popular client/server relational or other databases into any application. Built upon these object kits is a complete set of graphical application construction tools, such as Project Builder , which manages resources in an application; and Interface Builder , a tool for managing objects in an application. For developing custom objects, NEXTSTEP Developer provides compilers for the object-oriented languages of Objective C and C++, as well as ANSI C.

Because NEXTSTEP Developer and NEXTSTEP are completely object-oriented, complex and dynamic applications can be written with far fewer lines of code, five to ten times faster , and can be modified and maintained easily throughout their life cycle. This object-orientation enables an organization to build a library of reusable objects, improving programmer productivity and ensuring a higher degree of consistency, robustness and reliability across all applications.

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