FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2000
BLUE WORLD SHIPS LASSO WEB DATA ENGINE 3.6.6
Free update fixes issues and provides enhanced features and documentation.
Bellevue, WA--November 15, 2000--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers
of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today released Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6, a
free maintenance release update to their award-winning product to serve
powerful data-driven Web sites.
"We are committed to providing Web designers and developers the best tools
to build and serve powerful data-driven Web sites," said Bill Doerrfeld,
founder, president and CEO of Blue World Communications. "Lasso Web Data
Engine 3.6.6 demonstrates our commitment to the Lasso community to provide
a robust and reliable solution for serving data-driven Web sites."
Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 addresses numerous issues to enhance overall
stability and reliability and provides the following new features:
- Enhanced security for Instant Web Database Publishing - Allows only the
global administrator to access database information unless explicitly
- Enhanced Installers - Installation Wizard assists with installing the
correct modules and components.
- XML Developer Kit - Documentation and examples for using Lasso Web Data
Engine to output data in various forms of XML.
- Instant XML Publishing - Instantly publish any Lasso-accessible data
source in XML.
- Instant WML Publishing - Instantly Web-enable any Lasso-accessible WAP
device such as cell phones.
- LDML 3.6.6 Reference Database - Updated reference database with refined
and corrected syntax and examples.
- Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 Documentation Addendum - Over 50 pages
documenting version 3.6.6 fixes and features.
- [Auth_Admin] - Verifies that the current user is the global administrator
for Lasso Security.
- [Lasso_SessionID] - Generates a unique alphanumeric string.
About Lasso Web Data Engine
Lasso Web Data Engine is leading cross-platform Web Application Server
software allowing Web developers to quickly serve powerful data-driven Web
sites. Lasso's innovative architecture provides an industry first
multi-platform, database-independent and open standards approach to serving
database-driven Web sites firmly positioning Lasso technology within the
rapidly evolving server-side Web tools market. Lasso technology is used at
hundreds of thousands of Web sites worldwide.
Lasso Web Data Engine supports the following Web servers running on either
Windows 95/98/NT/2000 or Macintosh: IIS, PWS, WebSTAR, WebTen and more.
Support for Apache running on Red Hat Linux and Mac OS X Public Beta is
currently available via the feature-limited Lasso Lite
Additional information about Lasso Web Data Engine is available at
Availability and Pricing
Electronic download versions of Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 are immediately
available for new purchase via authorized resellers and the Blue World
Store (http://store.blueworld.com/) from $599 to $1999 depending upon
edition and configuration. Boxed versions will be available shortly.
Current registered customers of Lasso 3.x can upgrade free of charge to the
electronic download version of Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 available at the
Blue World download page at http://www.blueworld.com/download/. No new
serial number is required. Additional upgrade options are listed on the
Blue World Store. A free 30-day evaluation version of Lasso Web Data Engine
3.6.6 is available via the Blue World download Web page at
About Blue World
Blue World Communications (www.blueworld.com) delivers cross-platform
software tools allowing Web developers and designers to quickly build and
serve powerful data-driven Web sites. Blue World provides Lasso Web Data
Engine, Lasso Studio, Lasso Lite, Blue World Store and Blue World
ListSearch service in fulfillment of its mission to bring business to the