4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL Plug-ins Now Available –

– Brand new 4D 2004 plug-ins allow developers to connect 4D 2004
applications to MySQL(r) or PostgreSQL Servers –

SAN JOSE, Calif., October 4, 2004 — 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th
Dimension RAD/RDBMS environment, 4D Business Kit and 4D WebSTAR Server
Suite, today announced it is shipping 4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL,
brand new plug-ins for 4D 2004. The plug-ins allow 4D developers to
communicate with MySQL or PostgreSQL Servers from a 4D front end to perform
data manipulations such as inserting, deleting and updating data within the
respective databases as well as creating new MySQL or PostgreSQL databases.
4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL are available today directly from:

“4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL plug-ins offer 4D 2004 developers a
convenient means to build 4D applications that can interact with the open
source MySQL and PostgreSQL servers at the enterprise level,” said Brendan
Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc., “The ease-of-use and speed of these
new plug-ins, coupled with the ease and power of 4D 2004, enables developers
to build powerful beautiful applications quicker and easier than ever

4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL are high-level, easy to use plug-ins. The
plug-ins are implemented with native MySQL and PostgreSQL APIs. 4D for MySQL
and 4D for PostgreSQL can be used with 4D 2004 on both Windows and Macintosh

Pricing and Availability
4D for MySQL and 4D for PostgreSQL run on Windows XP and Mac OS X. These
plug-ins are available today directly from 4D Store (http://store.4d.com).
Pricing begins at $229.

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 X, database
and 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/