SlickEdit Announces Validation and Availability of Visual SlickEdit Add-On for IBM PowerNP Network Processors

1/8/2003 - SlickEdit Inc., provider of the award-winning multi-language multi-platform editing environment for software engineers, announces the immediate availability of Visual SlickEdit Add-On for IBM PowerNP and product validation as "Ready for IBM Technology." The Visual SlickEdit Add-On allows software engineers to efficiently create, edit and cross-compile source code for the award-winning PowerNP family of IBM network processors.

The PowerNP family of network processors from IBM provides industry-recognized performance, flexibility and ease of programming for the most demanding network applications. The PowerNP toolset provides software engineers with assembler, compiler, debugger and simulator functions for the processors. With Visual SlickEdit, PowerNP engineers can now gain even greater productivity benefits in editing and managing PowerNP code and cross-compiling to any IBM PowerNP network processor.

"We're pleased to include Visual SlickEdit as a 'Ready for IBM Technology' solution," said Armando Garcia, vice president of network processors, IBM Microelectronics. "IBM is very focused on delivering high-performance processors to our customers to allow them to achieve their business goals most efficiently, so enabling productivity gains throughout the code development and maintenance cycle is a priority for us."

"SlickEdit is proud to provide support in Visual SlickEdit for IBM PowerNP network processors and to achieve Ready for IBM Technology validation," said Jill Maurer, SlickEdit chief executive officer. "It is through partners such as IBM that more and more customers realize the development productivity gains a multi-platform, multi-language editing environment can provide - from network processor toolsets to embedded systems to other software development projects."

Availability, Pricing and Platforms
Visual SlickEdit Add-On for IBM PowerNP is available immediately for download at as a free add-on for Visual SlickEdit v7. The Visual SlickEdit Add-On runs on Windows XP/2000/NT/Me/98, Linux Kernel 2.2 and above, and Solaris SPARC 2.6 and above and requires IBM PowerNP Tools version 2.0 and above.

About SlickEdit Inc.
SlickEdit Inc. provides the editing environment of choice for software engineers worldwide. The award-winning Visual SlickEdit has earned the loyalty of developers by enabling them to increase development productivity and software quality. Visual SlickEdit provides unparalleled language and platform support, including support for Windows, Linux, UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris SPARC, IRIX, FreeBSD) and zSeries mainframe platforms and over 30 programming languages, including Java, C/C++, C#, HTML, XML, Visual Basic, and COBOL. For more information about SlickEdit Inc. or Visual SlickEdit, visit

Visual SlickEdit and SlickEdit are registered trademarks of SlickEdit Inc. Context Tagging, DIFFzilla, Dynamic Difference Editing and SmartPaste are trademarks of SlickEdit Inc. Protected by U.S. Patent 5,710,926

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