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Day: April 14, 1999

RSDi.Com Announces Open Source Code for E-Commerce, a new silicon valley startup, has launched the Internet’s first Open Source E-Commerce project. The first product, the Online E-Commerce Server utilizes Sun Microsystems’ ( Java and Jini for a full out of the box E-Commerce solution. The product includes integration with Cybercash and PaymentNet for credit card processing, shopping carts, rewards programs, coupons, online auctions, automatic XML catalog publishing, business to business XML transactions, a GUI Java applet for building stores and auctions over the Internet, and runs on the Java Servlet, WebLogic, NetDynamics 5, and Netscape Application Server platforms. The success of projects like Linux and Apache have shown open source code software developed over the Internet is highly successful. is applying the same principles and methods to the ever-booming E-Commerce industry. Most E-Commerce software is extremely proprietary and expensive giving RSDi’s software a unique position in the Internet commerce marketplace. sells full technical support and consulting for the Online E-Commerce Server

NeoPlanet Unveils Version 5.0 & Support for Gecko

NeoPlanet Inc., developer of the NeoPlanet “browser/portal” available free for downloading at, today previewed a next-generation NeoPlanet 5.0 featuring support for the Netscape Gecko browsing engine and a “toggle switch” that allows users to choose between Microsoft and Netscape browsing technologies. NeoPlanet’s browser gives consumers and business users freedom of choice and the ability to seamlessly switch between Netscape and Microsoft browsing technologies while browsing Internet content and accessing Web-based applications and services using a consistent user interface.. Business users and Web application and content developers have the convenience of quickly and easily toggling between browsers. With the ability to view their Web sites in both environments they can ensure optimum viewing. Neoplanet 5.0 is the first consumer browser to implement Netscape Gecko, the next-generation browser engine first announced last December. Gecko is in full compliance with key W3C open standards, including CSS, DOM, HTML 4.0, RDF, and

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