/n software Releases IP*Works! for Mac OS X Public Beta

The most comprehensive suite of Internet Programming Components now running
natively on Mac OS X

Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1st, 2002 – /n software inc.
(( – a leading provider of
Internet Development Components, releases IP*Works! V5 for Mac OS X Beta 1,
a special version of IP*Works! built for native Mac OS X development. This
release provides developers with more then 30 components that bring
unprecedented new functionality in the hands Mac OS X developers
facilitating the integration of Internet functionality within native Mac OS
X applications.

Initially introduced in 1995 for the Microsoft Windows=E5=FA platform,
IP*Works! is actively used by most Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies,
as well as thousands of independent software developers worldwide. The
product eliminates much of the complexity of developing connected
applications, by providing easy-to-use programmable components that
facilitate tasks such as sending email, transferring files, browsing the
web, consuming web services, parsing XML documents, etc.

=E3The move to Mac OS X was a logical progression for our product line, and =
much requested feature by Macintosh developers worldwide,=E4 said Gent Hito,
President & CEO of /n software. =E3Since Mac OS X is Unix-based, porting the
code from our Linux and Solaris products was a matter of hours, but then we
spent several man-months making sure the product looks and feels like a Mac
OS X component, and testing every aspect of its functionality on the new
platform. Long term, we are committed to providing the same functionality
and support to Macintosh developers as other platforms, ensuring IP*Works!
is always their tool of choice for Internet development.=E4

IP*Works! Version 5 is currently available in more than 20 editions,
targeting various Platforms, IDEs, and component technologies including
Windows, Microsoft .NET, Java, Pocket PC, Linux, Solaris, and now Mac OS X.
IP*Works! provides a complete solution, and its excellent 5+ year track
record means you get a robust enterprise-class toolset backed by
professional technical support.

Public Beta versions of IP*Works! Mac OS X Edition are available
immediately for download from the /n software website at

/n software is a leading provider of software components for Internet
development. Founded in 1994, /n software (pronounced ‘n software’) is
based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can reach the company
via email at, on the World Wide Web at, or by calling (800) 225-4190 or (919) 402-0590.