New Products

Visual SlickEdit Version 2.0, C++ Version of Andrew User Interface, JClass LiveTable Pro & LiveTable Applet and more.
Visual SlickEdit Version 2.0

MicroEdge, Inc. has announced release 2.0 of Visual SlickEdit, the editor for programmers. New features include API apprentice, which reduces complicated API calls down to filling out a dialog box, a C/C++/Java code beautifier, difference editing, selective display (code folding), code block selections and hex editing. SlickEdit is available for Linux at a price of $195.

Contact: MicroEdge Inc., P.O. Box 18038, Raleigh, NC 27619, Phone: 919-831-0600, Fax: 919-831-0101, E-mail:,

C++ Version of Andrew User Interface

Carnegie Mellon University's Andrew Consortium has released the first C++ version of its Andrew User Interface System (Andrew7.4), an integrated suite of compound document applications with which Linux users can create documents containing combinations of text, pictures, spreadsheets and other embedded objects. Andrew is available free of charge, and has been released in binary form to simplify its installation. The entire suite of Andrew7.4 applications can be found at A comprehensive user's guide is available in print format for $25.

Contact: The Andrew Consortium, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, Phone: 412-268-6710, E-mail:,

JClass LiveTable Pro & LiveTable Applet

KL Group Inc., a leading provider of Motif GUI components, announced the release of JClass LiveTable Pro and JClass LiveTable Applet, Java table components that enable developers to build interactive tables and forms for Java and WWW applications. LiveTable Pro is a complete Java class library and applet that provides the building blocks for creating dynamic forms and spreadsheets. LiveTable Applet enables designers to bring HTML tables to life by adding scrolling view, on-the-fly sorting, and in-table searching capabilities. LiveTable Applet is available for $99, and LiveTable Pro is $399. Both can be downloaded from the KL Group's web site at

Contact: KL Group Inc., 260 King Street East, Third Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1K3, Phone: 800-663-4723, Fax: 416-594-1919, E-mail: ,

FairCom Web Server

FairCom Corporation announced the release of its new FairCom Database Servers and c-tree Plus File Handler for use as a web back end. These new servers utilize the same heterogeneous network support offered by all FairCom Servers. These servers are available for many operating systems including Linux. The FairCom Web Server offers multi-protocol interaction between the client and server processes giving transparent file access to the end user. Web servers start at $445 and are licensed on a per server machine basis. OEM distribution and source are available.

Contact: FairCom Corporation, 4006 W. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: 573-445-6833, Fax: 573-445-9698, E-mail:,

New Release of ObjectSpace C++ Class Libraries

ObjectSpace Inc. announced the second generation of its C++ Component Series including Systems<ToolKit>, STL<ToolKit> and Web <ToolKit> products. Version 2 of the C++ Series consist of 10 C++ class libraries including the most portable version of the ANSI/ISO Standard C++ Library available today. ObjectSpace class libraries come with full source code, extensive on-line or printed documentation and hundreds of examples. Full technical support is available. For pricing use the following contact information.

Contact: ObjectSpace, Inc., 14881 Quorum Drive, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75240, Phone: 214-934-2496, Fax: 214-663-9100, E-mail: ,

CocoBase Java DataBase Access System

Thought Inc. announced CocoBase, a new family of Java based DataBase Access modules for creating and maintaining Java to relational database mapping using Java JDBC. CocoBase creates an internal catalog which can be dynamically modified without recompiling any application. A single map can span multiple RDBMS tables, not only for lookups, but also for updates, inserts and deletes. The CocoBase product, CocoMass, includes CocoPowder for object data retrieval and storage and CocoButter for easy GUI administration of objects to RDBMS mappings, is available for $4,000. Optionally, CocoNibs designed for remote access to CocoPowder using RMI and CocoBeans designed for remote access using CORBA can be added for $995 each.

Contact: Thought Inc., 2222 Leavenworth St., Suite 304, Phone: 415-928-4229, FAX: 415-567-9945, E-mail:,