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PRNewswire: Inprise/Borland Announces Borland C++Builder 5

Jan 26, 2000, 23:57 (0 Talkback[s])

"Inprise/Borland (Nasdaq: INPR) today announced Borland C++Builder 5, a new version of its award-winning ANSI C++ development system. C++Builder 5 dramatically simplifies the development of Internet, distributed, and Windows applications. The company also announced it will soon offer its core C++ compiler technology, upon which C++Builder 5 is based, free for all developers. C++Builder 5 is scheduled to be available next month in three editions -- C++Builder 5 Enterprise, C++Builder 5 Professional, and C++Builder 5 Standard...."

"C++Builder 5 shakes-up the C++ landscape by fusing the Internet with C++ development," said Dale Fuller, interim president and CEO of Inprise/Borland. "This breakthrough release brings together Borland's industry standard C++ development environment with the latest Internet standards, XML and HTML 4, delivering the highest-performance web server applications. Inprise is committed to being a leading independent provider of rapid application development tools for all major platforms, including Linux, Windows and Solaris."

"C++Builder 5 reaffirms Inprise's position as a leader in the rapid application development tools marketplace and gives developers one of the best tools to easily create Internet and distributed applications," said Sally Cusack, an analyst and research manager at International Data Corporation. "Millions of developers worldwide have learned to program using Borland's C++ compilers. Now, the entire development community will greatly benefit from the availability of a free world-class ANSI C++ compiler, with a seamless path to C++Builder's visual development of Internet, database and Windows applications."

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