4D adds a dash of Web 2.0

Local software developer, 4D Australasia Pty Ltd., has released 4D Web 2.0 Pack to allow Web developer customers to create rich online applications using live Internet data.

Powering the software is an integrated Ajax framework with a CSS and JavaScript front-end as an application client, an Ajax object library, Data Services library and back-end Server Services.

The pack also features a plug-in called 4D Live Window that allows developers to integrate existing 4D data with live Internet data into a mash-ups which could feature text, data, or media files such as jpg, PDF, Flash, and QuickTime video.

The software is being sold direct from the developer at A$895 (US$705) with six months' worth of free upgrades. Additional subscriptions are available for 12 months at $375. Members of the 4D Partner Program qualify for a discount.