"Despite ominous predictions by analysts, Inprise/Borland's
earnings show the company is here to stay,at least for now. For the
second quarter, Inprise, Scotts Valley, Calif., reported a return
to profitability, with revenue of $46.7 million, up 16 percent from
$40.2 million in the same period last year."
"At its developers conference two weeks ago, Inprise attempted
to revive itself once more with a renewed focus on the company's
cross-platform tool strategy for Web application development. At
the conference, interim president and CEO Dale Fuller announced
that Inprise's JBuilder Java tool will support Apple's latest
operating system, Mac OS 10. Fuller also outlined a plan to
ship new rapid application development (RAD) tools under Project
Kylix, which will expand the capabilities of Inprise's Delphi and
C++ development tools for Linux."
"If earnings are any indication, that plan may be the
jump-start Inprise has needed."