Inprise Corporation announced the shipment and availability of Borland Delphi 5, the latest version of its rapid application development tool for Windows. Delphi 5 is designed to simplify the integration of Windows and browser clients, Web servers, middleware and back-end database systems. This new version includes support for HTML 4 and XML. Delphi 5 is available in three versions — Delphi 5 Enterprise, Delphi 5 Professional, and Delphi 5 Standard. All versions of Delphi 5 are currently available from Inprise and major software distribution channels. Delphi 5 Enterprise has an estimated street price of $2,499 for new users. Delphi 5 Professional has an ESP of $799. Delphi 5 Standard has an ESP of $99.95. Current owners of any Borland Client/Server or Enterprise product can purchase Delphi 5 Enterprise for an ESP of $1,699. Current owners of any Borland Professional product can purchase Delphi 5 Enterprise for an ESP of $2,199. Current owners of other Borland development tools products can purchase Delphi 5 Professional for an ESP of $249.95. Current owners of competing products, like Visual Basic or PowerBuilder, can purchase Delphi 5 Professional for an ESP of $299.95. These prices are in US dollars and apply only in the United States. International customers should contact their local Inprise office, distributor or representative. www.inprise.com
SoftQuad Software introduced HoTMetaL PRO 6.0. Key new features include enhanced FTP capabilities, automated synchronised site updates and remote file editing which will ensure that professional developers can update sites quickly and easily. HoTMetaL PRO 6.0 will be available from September 23 1999 for tine Windows 95/98 and NT 4.0. Requirements: Pentium 75 processor, 16Mb of RAM, 256 colour/SVGA display with minimum 640 x 480 resolution, CD-ROM drive. www.softquad.com
NetObjects, Inc. announced the new NetObjects Authoring Server Suite 2000. NetObjects Authoring Server Suite 2000 brings together collaboration, control, rapid design, Web site administration and management, and openness and connectivity. NetObjects Authoring Server 2000 will be available in September 1999, direct from NetObjects and authorized resellers. Pricing for NetObjects Authoring Server 2000 will begin at $1,985 for a 2 client and 2 concurrent user system. www.netobjects.com
BroadVision, Inc. announced the availability of BroadVision One-To-One Knowledge 4.1. The application introduces sophisticated personalization referred to as “Personalized Navigation” as well as personalized content capabilities, new knowledge administration features, simpler publishing, and a higher level of integration with existing data sources. www.broadvision.com
Eastman Software, Inc. announced CIS Corporation as the exclusive Japanese distributor of Eastman Software’s line of collaborative knowledge management products Work Manager Suite (WMX). www.eastmansoftware.com.