StarTeam 2009 Software Development Kit Release Notes

Last updated: April 9, 2009

This file contains important information that may not appear in online Help. Read this file in its entirety.

Note: The external links in this file will only work after this file is installed with StarTeam SDK 2009. Documentation referenced in this file will be installed in the StarTeam SDK 11.0\guide folder. Examples are in the StarTeam SDK 11.0\samples folder.

For an overview of the most important changes in this release, see Summary of Changes in the StarTeam SDK 11.0\guide folder. For a more detailed description of the changes to the APIs, see Transition Guide in the StarTeam SDK 11.0\guide folder.

Note: The information in this readme represents the known issues at the time of this release. For late-breaking information that may become available after the release, check the Borland web site for the most recent version of this readme: http://info.borland.com/techpubs/starteam.

 

Contents
System Requirements/Prerequisites
StarTeam SDK Path
Platform Issues
Documentation
Sample Applications
Transition Guide
Getting Help

System Requirements/Prerequisites

Following are the system requirements for installing and running StarTeam 2009 Software Development Kit

System Area Requirement
Platform Windows XP SP3, 32-bit
Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit
Processor Intel Pentium II/500 MHz or higher
RAM 768 MB recommended minimum
1 GB recommended
Hard disk space 300 MB for compact installation
1.4 GB for full installation

The StarTeam SDK requires a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) version 1.1.8 or later. You can use the latest JVM from Microsoft, Sun, or IBM. Be sure that a compatible JVM is installed on your machine before installing the SDK.

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StarTeam SDK Path

StarTeam SDK Path

The root path of the SDK is determined by the path in the setup.ini file whose content looks like the following:

On a 32-bit system

[StarTeam SDK Folders]

Programs=C:\Program Files\Borland

Java=C:\Program Files\Borland\Java

On a 64-bit system

[StarTeam SDK Folders] //for 32-bit SDK

Programs=C:\Program Files (x86)\Borland

Java=C:\Program Files (x86)\Borland\Java

[StarTeam 64-SDK Folder] //for 64-bit SDK

Programs=C:\Program Files\Borland

Java=C:\Program Files\Borland\Java

The setup.ini file can be found under the All Users and current User profiles directories, for example on WinXP: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Borland\StarTeam, and %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Borland\StarTeam

Note: You can manually change the path for the SDK from these two copies of setup.ini. However, it's not recommended to do so since it may cause failure in applications that depend on previous installation of SDKs.

Platform Issues

For a discussion of platform issues, see Platform Issues.

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Documentation

The StarTeam SDK includes the following documentation:

User's Guide

Provides a high-level overview of the StarTeam SDK. It is designed to help you start developing StarTeam applications quickly. For new users of the SDK, this is the best place to start.

StarTeamMPX Programmer's Guide

Provides an overview of the StarTeamMPX features of the SDK, including Instant Refresh and Event Handling.

Java API Reference

Provides detailed documentation on the StarTeam Java interfaces. The Java Reference is in HTML format.

COM API Reference

Provides detailed documentation on the StarTeam COM interfaces. The COM Reference is in Windows Help format.

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Sample Applications

The SDK includes several sample applications that demonstrate how to use many of the APIs. The sample applications are installed in the samples subfolder.

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Transition Guide

In general, each new release of the StarTeam SDK includes new APIs to support features that were not previously available. The following documentation describes differences between StarTeam SDK 11.0 and each of the previous releases:

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Getting Help

We welcome and encourage your feedback. For more information about Borland’s developer support services, see our web site at support.borland.com. From the Web site, you can access many newsgroups where StarTeam users exchange information, tips and techniques.

Refer also to the Borland Community site at http://support.borland.com/community/. It provides access to lots of information, articles, code examples, and upcoming news about StarTeam.

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