FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2000
BLUE WORLD SHIPS LASSO STUDIO FOR DREAMWEAVER VERSION 1.5
Significant update provides enhanced ease-of-use, performance and extensibility
Bellevue, WA--April 24, 2000--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of
the Web Data Engine(TM)--today released Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver
version 1.5, a free update to the revolutionary new solution to quickly
build powerful data-driven Web applications for deployment using Blue World
Lasso Web Data Engine.
"Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version 1.5 makes it easier to instantly link
databases to Web sites and to build powerful data-driven Web applications,"
said Bill Doerrfeld, president and CEO of Blue World Communications. "Blue
World is pleased to provide our customers with a major update to Lasso
Studio for Dreamweaver just a few months after the product's successful
New and Enhanced Features
New features in Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version 1.5 include the following:
Site Builder -- Creates an entire Lasso-based Web site using a simple
New Configuration Wizard -- Streamlines the process of creating a snapshot
of your database schema
Tag Converter/Updater -- Converts CDML tags to LDML and updates old LDML syntax
Database Selector -- Selects the active database configuration via a
persistent floating palette
Extensibility -- Allows third parties to easily extend Lasso Studio for
Dreamweaver with custom tags
Image Tag Object -- Establishes links to data-driven images
Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version 1.5 also includes enhancements to
performance, email tags, hidden inputs, support for 4D databases and more.
Complete Web Application Development Environment
Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver introduces a visual, structured development
environment for building database-driven Web applications aimed to meet the
needs of beginning and advanced users alike. Lasso Studio Configuration
Wizard links database schema information for dynamic display throughout
Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver. Lasso Studio Site Builder and Form Builder
instantly create database-linked Web forms. Lasso Studio Tag Editors allow
developers to visually build sophisticated programming constructs for
enhanced Web site interactivity.
Supports Multiple Databases and Platforms
Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver operates on the primary platforms for Web
application development including Windows and Macintosh. Lasso Studio for
Dreamweaver allows Web developers to quickly Web-enable any Lasso
compatible database including SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Access, 4D,
FileMaker Pro, Sybase, Informix and more. Solutions created using Lasso
Studio for Dreamweaver easily migrate and scale across multiple databases
and platforms with little or no modification.
Easily Build Robust Web Applications
Unlike competing solutions that require the complex combination of
and server-side markup tags) to accomplish basic database access and
server-side scripting routines, Lasso offers an easy to master HTML-like
tag-based language that provides a common approach for both database access
and server-side scripting. As a result, Lasso developers attain
unparalleled productivity allowing them to focus less on the complexities
of building data-driven Web pages and more on creating visually and
functionally rich Web applications. Now with Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver
version 1.5, the Lasso approach to building Web applications is easier than
Additional information about Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver is available on
the Lasso Studio Web site at http://www.blueworld.com/LassoStudio/.
Information about Macromedia Dreamweaver 3 along with links to download a
free 30-day trial version is available from http://www.dreamweaver.com/.
Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version 1.5 is immediately available via
authorized resellers and the Blue World Store (http://store.blueworld.com/)
at $349 boxed and $299 electronic download. Current registered Lasso Studio
for Dreamweaver version 1.0 customers can download and use at no additional
charge the electronic version of Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version 1.5.
The version 1.0 serial number works with version 1.5. Boxed set upgrades
are available for a nominal charge. Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver version
1.5 includes and works exclusively with Lasso Studio Web Data Engine 3.6.5,
a single-user version of Lasso Web Data Engine for development and testing.
A 30-day evaluation version of Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver is available
via the Blue World download Web page at http://www.blueworld.com/download/.
About Blue World
Blue World Communications (http://www.blueworld.com) delivers
cross-platform software tools allowing Web developers and designers to
quickly build and deploy powerful data-driven Web applications. Blue World
provides Lasso Web Data Engine, Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver, Blue World
Store and Blue World ListSearch service in fulfillment of its mission to
bring business to the Internet.