updated 01:00 pm EDT, Mon September 10, 2001
Metrowerks has begun shipping CodeWarrior for Mac OS, Version 7.0, development tools. The new release can build applications that run in Classic Mac OS, Carbon, Native Mac OS X and Java. Version 7.0 includes the Metrowerks PowerPlant framework, an object-oriented C++ system. Also offered in the new release is a Mach-O project converter that automatically converts Carbon PEF projects to Mach-O, enabling projects to run natively on the Mac OS X platform. Among other features are a new carbonized version of the integrated development environment (IDE), Mac OS X-hosted command-line tools, the latest Altivec support (Velocity Engine). CodeWarrior 7.0 is priced at $599.