ACI US news for immediate release

ACI US Marketing
Brendan Coveney
800-881-3466 x4608

ACI US Engineering
Jim Staples Jr.
800-881-3466 x4609
May 18, 1999. San Jose, CA.

Web Application Development Tuned with 4D Version 6.5

ACI US, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment,
announced today the public release and shipment of 4th Dimension
Version 6.5 (4D v6.5). The release of 4D v6.5 provides significant
speed and functionality enhancements. In addition to the 130 new
commands, 75 of which are web-related. The integrated web server has
been tuned for tighter control of on-the-fly HTML created by 4D. New
web administrative functions, web authentication and the ability to
serve JAVA applets are just some of the web enhancements found in the
new version. 4D Version 6.5 now includes the ability to execute SMTP,
POP3, FTP and other low-level TCP operations.
“4D 6.5 builds upon 4D 6.0’s revolutionary architecture to provide a
completely integrated development environment for RAD, Client Server
and Web environments,” states Brendan Coveney, Vice President of
Sales & Marketing, ACI US. “Developers today need to move at Internet
speed to provide both internal and external systems. 4D allows one
development effort to satisfy all requirements without the costs and
time delays in learning new development tools and methodologies for
different projects.”

4D 6.5: Web Development Feature Summary
130 New Commands Total, 75 being internet-related
Full integration of SMTP, POP 3, FTP and TCP/IP
Password support
Web server fully controllable from the 4D language: support for log files,
statistics, user tracking
DHTML support
Improved Web Server Performance

4D 6.5: Database Feature Summary
Improved High Performance Database Engine
Improved Client-Server networking performance
New fast-mode indexing
Faster multi-criteria searching and sorting in sequential mode
Faster record deletion
Optimization for data with large numbers of repeated values
New faster indexing algorithm

4D 6.5 Standard Edition sells for $349. View the Complete Price List
on the ACI web site for more information.

About ACI US
ACI US, Inc. was founded in 1987 as the US publisher of 4th Dimension
and the 4D product line which has set the relational database
standard for over ten years. In 1995, ACI extended 4th Dimension
technology to the Windows platform.

ACI US, Inc.
3031 Tisch Way, Suite 900
San Jose, CA 95128
Tel 800-881-3466
Fax 408-557-4660