4D Business Kit Sneak Peek at Macworld Expo

— 4D’s New Complete Integrated eCommerce Development Tool For Rapid
Deployment of Web Storefront Solutions —

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., January 7, 2002 — Macworld Expo Booth #1442 — 4D,
Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR
Server Suite, today announced the preview of 4D Business Kit in booth #1442
at Macworld Expo in the Moscone Center throughout the week. 4D will
demonstrate their upcoming integrated multi-language, multi-store eCommerce
development tool. Designed for rapid development of complete storefront
solutions, 4D Business Kit provides catalogs, shopping carts, payment
systems, tax calculations, shipping, customer management and order tracking.

“4D products are used to create and deploy world-class business
applications,” said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. “The 4D
Business Kit empowers rapid development of web-based eCommerce solutions
which include the full spectrum of functionality plus language localization
for international deployment. We’re proud to demonstrate to Macworld
attendees the full-spectrum of storefront functionality — everything from
shopping through shipping.”

Rapid Storefront Development in 4D
The 4D Business Kit is a powerful, integrated system for developing a
storefront application layer between the 4D integrated database server and
the 4D Web integration component. The 4D Business Kit includes the complete
scope of functionality from catalog development, and shopping cart
technology, through multi-currency payment systems, including tax
calculations, to shipping, customer management and order tracking features.
Payment support includes modules for Authorize.net, Verisign or PayPal with
tools for creating custom payment systems.

With a multi-store architecture and multi-language support, 4D Business Kit
integrates with 4D via 4D’s IP component. Complete storefront solutions can
be developed using a quick setup wizard along with 4D Business Kit’s
optimized tag language.

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D Inc. is the U.S. distributor of 4th
Dimension (4D), and publisher of 4D WebSTAR Sever Suite. 4D is an
award-winning, tightly integrated suite of Windows and Mac OS, Web-embedded
development tools for business solutions. 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V is a
fast, secure and extensible server suite for Mac OS X, best known for easy
administration. 4D, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of 4D SA. Further
information can be found at (http://www.4D.com/).