Automated Solutions Group Announces the distribution of Programming 4th
Dimension Book/CD

4D Summit Conference, Chicago, IL – October 7, 1999: Automated Solutions
Group today announced that it will be the exclusive reseller for worldwide
distribution of Programming 4th Dimension: The Ultimate Guide by David
Adams and Dan Beckett.

Programming 4th Dimension: The Ultimate Guide is a complete 4D toolkit with
code and text for beginning and expert 4D Developers. Learn to master ACI’s
4th Dimension. Everything from field types and relations to compiler
methods and resources is covered in detail and accompanied by expert tips,
step-by-step instructions, and real-world advice.
The cross platform CD ROM includes:

* Code libraries containing ready-to use source code including an error
manager, a distributed processing manager, a saved set manager, and a
transaction manager.
* Documented example databases that demonstrate the implementation of
advanced techniques such as custom data caching and data integrity
* Over 50 cut-and paste general utility methods to save hours of
development time.
* Electronic source code for routines covered in these chapters.

“Any person who is programming with 4D can take great advantage
of this work. Beginners are guided step by step through their progress by
the authors’ simple and accurate words, and with concrete examples.
Professionals will discover programming insights that will truly unveil new
-said Laurent Ribardiere
President of ACI and the author of 4th Dimension

“Whenever someone asks me about supplemental 4D documentation or
literature, I tell them to buy ‘Programming 4th Dimension: The Ultimate
by David Adams and Dan Beckett. It is the first book that I have ever
recommended because the authors have a very good understanding of 4D and
have found a way to write it in a very instructive and pleasant language.
This is the book that I always dreamed of writing, but never had the time.”
– said Jean-Pierre Ribreau (JPR)
ACI’s Vice President of Worldwide Training

About the Authors

David Adams is the former Director of MIS at ACI US and former Training
Manager at Foresight Solutions. He continues to consult, write, train and
speak on 4Dv6, 4D/Internet integration, software development, user
interface design, and database optimization. He is currently the president
of Island Data management in Kailua, Hawaii.

Dan Beckett is Vice President of Engineering with Foresight Solutions in
Okemos, Michigan. A former ACI Tech Support and Marketing Engineer, Dan has
been designing database systems for ten years and programming 4th Dimension
for eight.

About Automated Solutions Group

Based in Huntington Beach, California, Automated Solutions Group provides
software development and consulting services. Founded in 1989, Automated
Solutions Group develops and supports a wide variety of software
development tools to aid in the creation of custom applications for the
Macintosh and Windows platforms.

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