At DCI's Portals, Collaboration & Content Management Conference in San Francisco last month, Bowstreet announced the release of Bowstreet Portlet Factory version 5.8, emphasizing the new release's compatibility with all portal platforms that adhere to the JSR 168 standard. Bowstreet is a leading provider of development tools for J2EE platform applications based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
Simultaneously, Bowstreet released version 5.8 of Portlet Factory for WebSphere, which provides direct integration with IBM's WebSphere Portal2 APIs, in addition to integration through JSR 168.
In addition to launching Bowstreet Portlet Factory, the company also formed the Bowstreet JSR 168 validation program. Through this program, Bowstreet Portlet Factory will undergo validation with all program members' portals. To date, program members include Sun, Plumtree, and IBM.