updated 07:55 am EST, Mon October 31, 2005
Valentina 2.1 for PHP
Paradigma Software today announced , a major update to the company's database server. Valentina 2.1 Office Server will add a special client module for interfacing with the PHP scripting language. This Valentina PHP client module includes support for PHP 4+ scripting, delivering an interface that it says is closely modeled after industry standard PHP APIs. The software allows users of other database servers to rapidly port their PHP applications using a simple find and replace operation. It also features support for the PEAR API and for AdoDB, a data abstraction layer used by database solution providers. Pricing starts at $300.
Other features include fast abstraction links, Unicode UTF-16 native format, Valentina XML import/export data and schema, SQL '92, simultaneous data exchange with read-only media, record level locks and 448-bit encryption.
Office Server includes developer client modules for accessing server data
from applications made with popular development tools on Windows and MacOS
X: Macromedia Director, REAL Software's REALbasic and Runtime Revolution.
Each copy of Valentina 2 Office Server includes a copy of Valentina Studio
Admin Edition, the database management tool. Valentina 2 Office Server pricing begins at $300 with substantial discounts offered to Valentina Developer Network members. It is available now as a beta for both Windows and Mac OS X platforms.