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PRNewswire: Inprise/Borland launches Free Borland(R) C++ Compiler

Feb 17, 2000, 06:23 (2 Talkback[s])

"Inprise/Borland announced it is releasing its latest ANSI C/C++ compiler technology, the Borland(R) C++ 5.5 Compiler and associated command line tools, for free download on its Web site at http://community.borland.com. The Borland C++ 5.5 Compiler is the high performance foundation and core technology of Inprise/Borland's award-winning Borland C++Builder product line and is the basis for Inprise/Borland's recently announced C++Builder(TM) 5 development system for Windows 95, 98, NT, and Windows 2000...."

"Over the past 11 years, millions of developers have relied on the speed and quality of the Borland C/C++ compiler technology. Beginning this month, every developer will have free access to the latest Borland C/C++ compiler for building high quality Windows, Internet, and distributed applications," said Michael Swindell, director of product management at Inprise/Borland. "With Open Source development exploding on all platforms, developers can now rely on a leading commercial ANSI C++ compiler to be available for any Windows based Open Source project. In addition, with our forthcoming Linux C++ tools, development with Borland C++ tools today is an investment in Linux development for tomorrow."

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