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DATA ACCESS WORLDWIDE DEBUTS "WEBAPP SERVER".



Data Access Worldwide has introduced WebApp Server, an application server product suite for delivering dynamic, web- enabled database applications using Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. . Data Access Worldwide has enlisted over 20 years of database application development experience to create WebApp Server. The final result allows developers to create fast, secure, multi-tier Internet database applications easier than ever.

"WebApp Server fits perfectly into Microsoft's industry leading Dynamic Internet Application Architecture (DNA DNA: see nucleic acid.
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) by providing an advanced, modular business logic engine for Internet applications," said Charles Casanave, president of Data Access Corporation. "Now IIS/ASP developers can grow the web server they know into a high performance application server that they'll love. WebApp Server and its framework based WebApp(TM) Studio development tool is an unbeatable combination that takes full advantage of Microsoft's strengths at an affordable price."

"WebApp Server exploits Microsoft standards such as IIS (Internet Information Services) Microsoft's Web server. IIS runs under the server versions of Windows, adding HTTP server capability to the Windows operating system.  and ASP to the maximum, so that experienced Windows developers experience a shallow learning curve." Distributed by the META Group, an industry leading marketing research firm, which specializes in the technology field.

The WebApp development process begins with WebApp Studio, a powerful IDE that runs on Microsoft Windows See Windows.

(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then.
 NT 4.0, Windows 95 and/or 98. WebApp Studio's wizards and other rapid development facilities generate error-free ASP and business logic code for database-enabled web applications. ASP and COM (1) (Computer Output Microfilm) Creating microfilm or microfiche from the computer. A COM machine receives print-image output from the computer either online or via tape or disk and creates a film image of each page.  are used to communicate between Microsoft's IIS and the WebApp Server. Web application business logic and database operations are executed by the WebApp Server.

WebApp Server beta testers have already embraced Data Access Worldwide's latest release. "I couldn't believe how easy it was to develop a web application using WebApp Server! What should have taken six months took us six weeks!" said Scott Weaver, vice president software development, CoLinear co·lin·e·ar  
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 Systems, Inc "I was very pleased at how well WebApp Server "snapped in" to our existing IIS and ASP technology. Installation was a breeze!"

WebApp Server benefits:

-- Independence - Works with all leading Internet page design tools including Microsoft FrontPage Microsoft FrontPage (later full name Microsoft Office FrontPage) was a WYSIWYG HTML editor and web site administration tool from Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. It was part of Microsoft Office application suite from 1997 to 2003.  

-- Versatility - Ideal for building e-commerce, business-automation and on-line dynamic publishing application solutions

-- Supports Standard - WebApp Server is based on leading Internet standards such as Java, ASP, HTML HTML
 in full HyperText Markup Language

Markup language derived from SGML that is used to prepare hypertext documents. Relatively easy for nonprogrammers to master, HTML is the language used for documents on the World Wide Web.
, COM, ODBC (Open DataBase Connectivity) A database programming interface from Microsoft that provides a common language for Windows applications to access databases on a network. , Active X, JavaScript and VBScript

-- Complete Solution - WebApp Studio includes a two session WebApp to test drive applications before deployment

-- True thin client applications - use any browser including Macintosh, Windows or Unix or any simple HTTP-connected Internet device.

About Data Access Worldwide

Data Access Worldwide has successfully developed productivity-enhancing software tools for developers for over twenty years TWENTY YEARS. The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption has been raised, will be required to prove a negative to establish his rights.
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. The company's flagship products are DataFlex and Visual DataFlex, professional software development tools for building reliable, high-performance, component-based database applications. There are over 400,000 DataFlex and Visual DataFlex sites running a broad range of commercial applications serving accounting, healthcare, office management, manufacturing, and other data-driven environments.

Data Access Worldwide was established in Miami, Florida in 1976. The company supports a worldwide distribution network, marketing its product line in 38 countries.

For more information on Data Access Worldwide, call (800)451-3539 or 305/238-0012.
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