4D offers easy \"code-free\" integration with Mac apps

4D Office Object Library

4D, Inc. today announced the release of the , which gives developers a code-free way of integrating popular Mac applications to 4D 2004 applications. The Object Libraries provide code-free, drag-and-drop capabilities to bind 4D Objects to Office Objects. "End Users want an integrated computing experience where all applications share the same data whether it be on their smartphone, in their Address Book contacts, iCal events or their custom applications," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of 4D Inc. "The new Objects allow 4D developers to add this functionality to their own applications in a few simple code-free steps." The new Objects support integration with popular Mac applications, such as iCal, Address Book and Excel 2004. Objects can dynamically bound at runtime for maximum flexibility.