Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 14: FrontBase Announces FrontBase Adaptor for
WebObjects 5
New adaptor gives WebObjects 5 developers access to FrontBase databases.

Foothill Ranch, CA (June 12, 2001) =97FrontBase, Inc., the developers of
FrontBase, the first scalable relational database for Mac OS X, today
announced the FrontBase Adaptor for WebObjects 5, an OS X plug-in that lets
WebObjects 5 developers use FrontBase relational database servers in their
applications. FrontBase is the first outside vendor that has provided a
solution for Apple Computer=92s WebObjects 5 development platform, which was
dramatically rewritten to take advantage of pure Java.

The FrontBase Adaptor for WebObjects 5 supports all of the features of
EOModeler, such as table creation, schema synchronization, and reverse
engineering of models. This adaptor also customizes table maintenance
statements for SQL 92 compliance, giving WebObjects 5 developers the
ability to add the enterprise strength of FrontBase database to their

=93With FrontBase and WebObjects 5, you can now develop and deploy database
applications on Mac OS X using our robust, scalable database,=94 said Geert
Clemmensen, founder and CEO of FrontBase, Inc. =93This combination provides
developers with a world-class solution that can scale to meet the needs of
any business application.=94

=93Mac OS X=92s standards-based foundation combined with WebObjects 5 makes =
easy for any Java developer to create incredibly powerful server
applications,=94 said Ron Okamoto, Apple=92s vice president of Worldwide
Developer Relations. =93We are excited that Frontbase=92s full support for b=
WebObjects 5 and Mac OS X makes it even easier for our customers to deploy
scalable solutions running entirely on Apple hardware or virtually any
Java-compatible server.=94

Pricing and Availability
The FrontBase Adaptor for WebObjects 5 is available now as a beta release,
with a full release scheduled for release in June, and will be bundled with
the FrontBase database software on its release. All FrontBase products are
available as an on-line download. Pricing for the FrontBase database
software license ranges from free deployment versions to $49,999 enterprise
wide licensing.

About FrontBase
FrontBase, Inc., is a database software developer and services provider
based in the United States, with offices in Denmark, Seattle and
California. Their FrontBase database software is the only database software
for Mac OS X that is fully SQL 92 compliant. For more information about
FrontBase, please call (949) 455-2913 or visit their website at