4D, Inc. Releases 4D Portal v1.5 with Source Code

— Free Web Portal Tool Native On Mac OS X with Source Code Now Available
for Easy Customization —

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25, 2002 — 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th
Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today
announced the immediate release of 4D Portal v1.5 and the availability of
the Web portal application’s source code.

Now 4D Portal v1.5 supports Mac(R) OS X and contains several feature
enhancements to the “portlet” components. The source code for 4D Portal
v1.5 is also now available, allowing easy, complete customization of
individual portlets in the 4D Portal Web application with the 4D
development environment. Both the update and the source code are available
for free as a download from the 4D Portal Web site at

“The release of 4D Portal v1.5 opens up a world of new possibilities for
Web applications,” said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of 4D, Inc. “4D
Portal continues to give businesses and organizations ways to work and
communicate more efficiently. With support for Mac OS X, 4D Portal v1.5
takes full advantage of all of the benefits offered by this latest
operating system, and now the availability of 4D Portal source code means
users have increased flexibility in creating fully customized Web
applications according to their specific needs.”

Comprised of components or “portlets” such as Calendar, Task Manager,
Forums, Surveys, Chat, and more, 4D Portal handles the information
management and productivity needs of a variety of businesses and
organizations. A stand-alone application, 4D Portal includes a built-in Web
server or can be run as CGI to 4D WebSTAR V. Users can easily create
Web-enabled, data-driven applications to improve workflow and productivity,
all with a single tool.

4D Portal and source code can be downloaded free-of-charge from the 4D,
Inc. Web site at (http://www.4D.com) or (http://www.my4Dportal.com).

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D, Inc. is the U.S. distributor of 4th
Dimension (4D), 4D Business Kit, and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite. 4D is an
award-winning, tightly integrated suite of Windows and Mac OS, Web-embedded
development tools for business solutions. 4D Business Kit is a complete,
multi-language, multi-store e-commerce development tool, designed for rapid
development of storefront solutions. 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V
(http://www.WebSTAR.com/) 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