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[MD1] LS Fortran Plug-in for CodeWarrior

Dateline—March 10, 1997
Fortner Research Announces LS Fortran Plug-In
for Metrowerks CodeWarrior

Sterling, VA—Fortner Research, developers of award-winning software for
scientists and engineers, announced today that they are now shipping LS
Fortran Plug-in for CodeWarrior. CodeWarrior owners will now have the ability
to use LS Fortran in writing and compiling Fortran programs directly in the
CodeWarrior environment, as well as combining Fortran routines with C, C++,
and Pascal software.

The LS Fortran 77 compiler has won worldwide acclaim for its ease of use,
robust code generation and high degree of compatibility with Fortran programs
on multiple operation systems. Now, this powerful language is being made
available to a broad base of customers who want to code with the power of
Fortran and link seamlessly with C, C++, and Pascal, all within one
programming environment. Thanks to CodeWarrior’s full-featured GUI
programming environment, users can now accomplish this and be free from
command line interfaces and makefiles.

“We’re extremely pleased that Fortner Research is making LS Fortran compiler
technology available as a CodeWarrior plug-in,” says Greg Galanos, President
and Chief Technology Officer of Metrowerks. “Being able to mix great
scientific computing tools such as LS Fortran with the CodeWarrior
Development Environment is a great win for both our companies and our

Bruce Lawton, Director of Development at Fortner Research, responds, “Our LS
Fortran customers have been requesting easy-to-use programming environment
support for some time now. We found that Metrowerks’ CodeWarrior provides an
intuitive and comprehensive environment that enables users to focus on their
own work rather than spending a lot of time mastering their programming

LS Fortran Plug-in for CodeWarrior is available as an add-on to CodeWarrior
for an introductory price of $199, or $99 for students. To order, call
Fortner Research at (800) 252-6479, or send an e-mail to A
full listing of LS Fortran capabilities can be viewed by visiting Fortner
Research’s Web site at

To request a review copy of LS Fortran Plug-in for CodeWarrior and a press
kit, please contact Kathy Floam, Public Relations Coordinator, at (410)
216-9447. Fortner Research welcomes product reviews and articles.


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