Magazine Selects Parasoft Jtest and .TEST as Finalists for Jolt Awards

1/27/2004 - Parasoft, leading provider of Automated Error Prevention software solutions, announced that Jtest, an automated unit testing tool for Java, and .TEST, an automated unit testing tool for code written on the .NET framework, are finalists for the 14th Annual Software Development Jolt Awards.

"This is the 14th year that Software Development magazine has recognized the best and most useful products with the Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity awards. For a tool, book or website to reach finalist status indicates just how valuable an aid it is in delivering high-quality software development solutions. Not only that, these finalists' innovativeness reaffirms the importance of the developer market," commented Rosalyn Lum, the magazine's Technical Editor.

Jolt Awards are given to products that have "jolted" the industry by increasing development speed and efficiency. Software Development Magazine editors and a panel of industry experts judges the finalists. The judges review all finalists individually, taking into consideration the overall significance and impact the product has had on the development community.

"It is an honor for Jtest to be considered as a Jolt Award finalist for the fourth time, and having .TEST as a finalist shows that Parasoft made a successful entry into the .NET arena," said Adam Kolawa, Parasoft Chairman/CEO. "The Jolt Awards have a history of recognizing innovative development tools, and we are thrilled to have two of our flagship Automated Error Prevention products included."

Winners will be announced at the Software Development West Conference and Exhibition on March 17, 2004 at the Westin Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA.

About Jtest
Jtest is an Automated Error Prevention product that automates Java unit testing and coding standard compliance to help developers produce reliable code in record time. With the click of button, developers can identify and prevent problems such as uncaught runtime exceptions, functional errors, memory leaks, performance problems, and security vulnerabilities. For more information visit

About .TEST
Parasoft .TEST is an Automated Error Prevention product for Visual C# .NET, Visual Basic .NET and managed Visual C++ .NET that is based on the Parasoft AEP Methodology. .TEST performs static analysis, unit testing and regression testing for classes written on the Microsoft .NET Framework, without requiring developers to write a single test scenario or stub. For more information visit

About Parasoft
We make software work. – Parasoft provides Automated Error Prevention solutions that combine advanced products, services and expertise to help companies automatically prevent errors throughout the software lifecycle, to improve software quality and reliability. Based on Parasoft AEP Methodology, the company’s solutions and products automate practices such as coding standards, static analysis, unit testing, regression testing, load & stress testing, functional testing, integration testing, application testing and monitoring. The solutions enable software development and IT organizations to significantly reduce costs by shortening production cycles, improving overall quality and reducing time-to-market. Parasoft has been granted nine patents and numerous awards for the technology behind its innovative line of solutions and products. Founded in 1987, Parasoft is a privately held company whose clients include IBM, HP, Daimler Chrysler and over 10,000 companies worldwide. Parasoft is headquartered in Monrovia, CA. Telephone (888) 305-0041. Fax (626) 305-3036. Email to URL:

Parasoft is a registered trademark of Parasoft. Jtest and .TEST are trademarks of Parasoft.

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