updated 02:45 pm EST, Mon March 17, 2003
4D today announced it is shipping , with support for integrated Web Services, including XML, SOAP and WSDL, and an easy-to-use Web Services Set-up Wizard: "4D requires virtually no re-coding from the developer. Whether you're an end-user aiming to streamline business processes while saving costs, or a developer seeking greater productivity and more versatility, 4th Dimension 2003 will meet your needs with power and efficiency." It also includes support for XML import/export, a new reporting engine with an enhanced Quick Report Editor, direct output to HTML and XML formats, a new Method Editor, new printing features, and an integrated compiler for performance improvements of more than 50%. Pricing starts at $350; whle upgrades start at $175.