November/December Buyer's Guide

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From advanced C++ programmers to high-level drag-and-drop Java developers...from three-tier client/server to nth-tier distributed computing...from the expert QA engineer to the enterprising CIO, the Development Solutions Buyers Guide provides the latest information on emerging technologies to an eclectic group of authoritative technical professionals.

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Maurine Blake
tel: 212.268.7766, x156
email: [email protected]

Advanced Software
Chant, Inc.
Interactive Objects Software
InterObject Systems Incorporated
Keystone Learning
Mission Software
Number Six Software
Object Mentor
Object Oriented Concepts
Popkin Software
Popkin Software
Tall Tree Software
Technical Resource Connection, Inc.
Visual Object Modelers
Western Wares
Wind River Systems, Inc.

Number Six Software

Cross the Finish with Number Six—Voted Number One in Rational Services
You want to win the race? Deliver your software faster—with better quality? Choose Number Six Software. We're the top pit crew on the e-development race circuit. That's according to customers in an online survey sponsored by Rational Software.

Number Six combines software engineering best practices with practical know-how. We don't just teach the latest object-oriented and web technologies, tools, and languages. We live and breathe this stuff—on the frontlines and on the sidelines. Our services include consulting, training, mentoring and development. We translate theory into solutions to real-world, e-development problems.

It's that kind of know-how that helps you maximize your software capabilities and cross the finish line first.

Call now or visit for our OO and web technology course list with upcoming open-enrollment dates.

And ask us about our discounted rates.

Number Six Software, Inc.
1101 30th Street, NW, Suite 500
v: 202.625.4364/888.292.NUM6
Washington, DC 20007-3708
email: [email protected]


Store Complex Java™ and C++ Objects Fast
POET Software Corporation

Want faster and easier application development for your corporate R&D teams? Built around POET FastObject™ Technology, POET Object Server Suite (OSS) is the leading embedded object-oriented database for Java and C++ applications. The technology makes storing of complex application objects easy and fast for you, as well as providing the performance and scalability that your customers demand.

Download a FREE trial edition of POET object database and start developing your applications today! Go to

Email [email protected] or call POET Sales at 1-800-950-8845.


SYSNETICS delivers object oriented technology for software architecture, design and development of large-scale distributed systems. Services include consulting, training, mentoring, and permanent placements.


  • Java, C++, Smalltalk
  • OOAD In House Training
  • EJB, WebLogic
  • CORBA, DCOM, MQSeries
  • CORBA In House Training
  • UML, Use Cases, Booch, Rumbaugh
  • Rational Rose, Paradigm Plus

SYSNETICS, Inc., 150 153rd Ave., Suite 300B, Madeira Beach, FL 33708
v: 800.270.6099 f: 727.398.6099 email: [email protected]


Extreme Programming (XP) Training and Mentoring
Object Mentor, Inc.

Better Software at Internet Speed. Everybody is talking about XP and with good reason. The practices of XP enable developers to rapidly develop software and adapt it to their customers' needs. Students rave about our XP Immersion Training, where you learn from the creators and practitioners of XP.

Our XP training and mentoring compliments our industry leading object-oriented design and programming services.

Visit for more information and articles on advanced software development technologies.

Object Mentor, Inc.
V: 1.800.338.6716 f: 847-548-6853
Email: [email protected]


Keystone Offers Over 1200 Self Paced Learning Courses

KeyStone learning Systems is the industry leader for self-paced information technology training. KeyStone's certified trainers provide easy-to-use instructions for people who value content-rich, value-added education. With more than 1,200 titles available, KeyStone has what you are looking for.

Call 1-800-603-4983, mention code MDS and get one level of training FREE for every level you purchase at regular price. Learn C++, Visual Basic, Java, XML and many more. See our full line of training courses online at or call for a FREE catalog.

KeyStone Learning Systems
[email protected]


Advanced Technology
Consulting and Training
Process and UML

  • Requirements and Object-Oriented Analysis
  • OO Analysis and Design with UML and Patterns
  • Advanced Object Design with UML and Patterns
  • Managing Advanced Technology Software Projects
  • Essential Java and Object Design
  • Intensive Java for Object Programmers
  • Advanced Java
  • Developing a Java GUI with JFC and JavaBeans
  • A Technical Survey of the Java 2 Platform Architecture
Application Servers
  • Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) and Component Design
  • Extending Web Applications with EJB
  • Advanced Design of CORBA Enterprise Systems
  • CORBA Development with VisiBroker (Java or C++)
  • Advanced VisiBroker for Java
  • Essential C++ and Object Design
  • Intensive C++ for Object Programmers
  • Advanced C++

5080 Spectrum Drive, Suite 1010 West, Dallas, Texas 75001
V: 972.789.1200 1.800.249.0123 f: 972.789.1340 / [email protected] Online Application Services for IT Professionals (ASP) provides e-business application services for the IT community.

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Utilizing the industry-standard Unified Modeling Language (UML), GDPro is the quickest way to integrate analysis, design and reengineering into your development process.
GDPro is a complete visual UML modeling solution for accelerating software design and collaborative development. It allows application developers to create and communicate across the enterprise using simple, comprehensive visual blueprints of Java, EJB, C++ and IDL code. Features include: Markerless round-trip engineering; Inter-model synchronization; Web system reports; VBA customization; Best-of-breed lifecycle tool integrations; and Rose Import. Download a full feature, free evaluation at www.gdpro.

7851 South Elati St., Suite 102
Littleton, CO 80120
v: 303.730.7981 1.800.811.ASTI f: 303.730.7983
email: [email protected]


System Architect 2001
Now there's one modeling tool that takes you seamlessly through every phase of development—throughout your enterprise. System Architect 2001, from Popkin Software, addresses the entire modeling needs of your organization, allowing business and IT to work toward common goals and reach mutually beneficial solutions.

Extensive business process modeling, UML-based object modeling, data modeling and structured analysis and design, are combined in a single, easy-to-use product. System Architect 2001 also includes forward- and reverse-engineering for all major languages and databases.

To qualify for a FREE, fully functional, 30-day trial of System Architect 2001 or a FREE Enterprise Modeling white paper, visit, or email us at [email protected].

Popkin Software
11 Park Place, NY, NY 10007
p: 800.732.5227 f: 212.571.3436


Prevent Errors Automatically
Tools for quality applications...on and off the Web
ParaSoft tools automatically prevent errors from entering C/C++, Java, and HTML applications. You can prevent simple errors from the start by enforcing coding standards with CodeWizard, and automatically find errors in classes or units before integration with C++Test and Jtest. At runtime, you can find hidden errors in source code with Insure++. We'll also help you prevent errors in n-tier Web applications with WebKing. ParaSoft also offers Developers Kits for Embedded, Web, and Enterprise developers.

ParaSoft Corporation
2031 S. Myrtle Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016
Ph. (626) 305 0041
Fax (626) 305 9048
E-mail: [email protected]

Wirfs Brock

We teach you how to think in objects
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock pioneered object design in the method that is proven to be the best way to think about objects: Responsibility-Driven Design.

Our courses in Responsibility-Driven design, Writing Use Cases, and Designing with Java are lab intensive, challenging, and fun! They prepare you for problem-solving in your workplace, whether you are writing requirements, developing object designs, or implementing a system in Java.

Wirfs-Brock Associates offers on-site training, tutorials, workshops, mentoring, and consulting.

Check our Web site for public course schedules and while you're there, browse the technical articles!

Wirfs-Brock Associates
Phone: (888) 927-1700
Fax: (503) 977-7237
e-mail: [email protected]


CC-RIDER: Visualize and Document Your C/C++ Code
CC-RIDER is a powerful C/C++ Source Code Visualization Tool. It includes a flexible Windows-based interface which graphically displays program structure in terms of class hierarchies, function calls, data usage, #include file nesting and much more. Automatic documentation is generated in RTF, HTML, WinHelp and Text formats, and graphical charts can be exported.

CC-RIDER is essential for penetrating frameworks, embedded and UNIX Code—plus new programmers get up to speed quickly. Accurate source code analysis and open architecture give the advantages of hypertext and graphical navigation to any compiler or editor.

Western Wares
Box C Norwood, CO 81423
v: 970 327-4898 f:970 327-4479
email: [email protected]


Webgain Studio
WebGain Studio tightly integrates VisualCafé, StructureBuilder and TOPLink and Macromedia Dreamweaver helping developers quickly build Java component-based solutions. WebGain Studio is an open, standard-based solution that works seamlessly with existing databases, OS platforms, and Java™2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) application servers. Based on industry standards such as servlets, Java Server Pages™(JSP), Enterprise JavaBeans™(EJBs), UML, COBRA and JDBCTM, WebGain Studios gives IT organizations the freedom of choice and ventor independence they need, without compromising the depth or quality of their primary development environment.


Mission Software

Mission Software, Inc. has created the first Smalltalk compiler for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). This compiler allows Smalltalk to run on any JVM. The compiler currently produces 100% Java class files fully compatible with the Sun JVM specification. This allows Smalltalk and Java code to interact seamlessly and allows Smalltalk programs to run anywhere Java runs. For more information visit:


Expect Results
The Technical Resource Connection, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Perot Systems Corporation, defines enterprise architecture and delivers large-scale distributed computing applications. TRC solves business problems using SolutionThread™, an architecture-driven software development methodology comprised of a combination of rapid application delivery that quickly provides business value and disciplined software engineering that helps ensure reliability, scalability, and flexibility.

For a free copy of "TRC's Guide to Architecting Distributed Computing," visit or call 1-800-872-2992.

Wind River

Understand your code with SNiFF+!
Powerful source code analysis, browsing, reverse-engineering and integration environment
SNiFF+ helps you understand your code—fast! As the premier Source Code Analysis solution, SNiFF+ allows you to visually analyze, browse, navigate, reuse, and reengineer your source code using simple mouse clicks. Even if your software project involves millions of lines of code, you can use SNiFF+ to quickly and easily navigate and understand your source code and perform complete queries in just seconds.

SNiFF+ integrates easily with your favorite editors, compilers, debuggers, CASE and SCM tools and supports Unix and Windows developers programming in C/C++, Java, CORBA IDL, and FORTRAN.

Get your free evaluation copy of SNiFF+ today! Call, email, or visit to download your evaluation copy now and start saving time with SNiFF+.

Wind River Systems, Inc.
[email protected]

Interactive Objects

The Architectural IDE for J2EE/EJB
The ArcStyler assures full-cycle architectural integrity—from business requirements to automatic generation of UML/EJB components for leading containers—with its integrated Convergent Business Modeler, Pattern-based Refinement Assistant, Rose-based UML/EJB-Refiner, Architecture Verifiers, Open XMI/XML Java repository for EJB's and CORBA Components, Open template-based EJB Generator-IDE/Debugger, Optimized EJB-Cartridges for WebLogic/TopLink, WebSphere, IAS, J2EE-GUI Framework and more.

Load the full-function demo from and check out our complete architectural service and training offerings for EJB- and CORBA-based EAI.

Interactive Objects Software GmbH
Basler Strasse 65
D-79100 Freiburg
v: ++49.761.400730 f: ++49.761.4007373
email: [email protected]


Embedded Database Technology For all your development needs!
Programmers worldwide have used FairCom database technology for years to handle mission critical data in embedded apps, vertical apps, web, e-business, etc. Develop royalty free apps or scale to the FairCom Server by simply recompiling! FairCom's server is known as a "plug-n-play" Server. Install it, start it, and forget it! FairCom's tools are fast, portable and proven.

  • Support for 25+ platforms
  • Full Source
  • Free development Servers and ODBC Drivers

FairCom Corporation
800-234-8180 or 573-445-6833
[email protected]


Talking with Technology
It's Simple. It Works.
Code your application.
Add SpeechKit components.
Talk with your voice-enabled application.

Let SpeechKit™ components handle the complexities of speech recognition and text-to-speech for your apps. You can voice-enable all your apps because SpeechKit™ components work with all your favorite programming languages and even on the Web.

Chant Inc.
8820 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 204
Los Angeles, CA 90045
v: 310-410-9895 f: 310-410-9896
email: [email protected]



Visual UML
Object Modeling using the Unified Modeling Language
Visual UML is an affordable, easy-to-use, powerful UML (Unified Modeling Language) object modeling tool that supports all OMG UML 1.3 diagram types: Class, Object, Use Case, Package, Collaboration, Deployment, Component, Activity, State, and Sequence diagrams. Features: Multiple document interface, integrated model/data dictionary, diagram export (WMF, BMP, HTML, JPEG, EPS, PNG, TIFF, etc.), project explorer, use case editor, XML interface, import/export/merge models, automation interface. Also available: Visual Basic and Visual FoxPro code generation & reverse-engineering; Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) integration. Price: $495–$995. Free downloadable demo available from our web site.

Visual Object Modelers
v: 1.800.900.1902 or 303.448.8835 f: 303.415.2500
email: [email protected]


Software Solutions for eBusiness
Axys Solutions is a leading software and eBusiness consultancy serving Fortune 1000 and emerging companies. Axys software experts take on full responsibility for complex projects, or provide guidance through challenging phases of an existing development or integration effort.

Skilled in analysis and design, the company's consultants approach software development from a business point of view using distributed component technology to provide flexible, robust, scalable and expandable software architectures.

Architecture • Project Management • Integration • Outsourcing

[email protected]
v: 972.383.2400 f: 972.383.2401


The Fastest Database Engine
Discover CodeBase, the fastest and smallest database engine on the market that's also fully xBASE-compatible. Query a million-record table in 0.49 seconds, or read 300,000 records in just 0.86 seconds. It's lightening quick!

  • Royalty-Free distribution
  • Supports VB, C, C++, Delphi, Java, OLE-DB/ADO & ODBC.
  • Client/Server, multi-user & single user
  • Portable to Windows 95/98/NT/2000/CE/3.1, OS/2, Macintosh, Linux, UNIX, etc.
  • Multi-user compatible with FoxPro, Clipper & dBASE
Sequiter Software, Inc.
v: 780.437-2410 f: 780.436-2999 email: [email protected]



Tall Tree

Source Code Documentation System

DocJet is the premier tool for building documentation for your project. It reads your source code, finds all the objects in your system and any comments associated with them and then builds documentation for you.

  • It reads C, C++, VB, IDL, and Java source code.
  • It adapts to your commenting conventions—no need for weird markers cluttering up your code.
  • It produces output in HTML, HTMLHelp, RTF (for MSWord), and Microsoft Help formats.
  • With its companion product, AltHelp, you can access your HTML or HTMLHelp output from Developer Studio or VB just like documentation from Microsoft!
Visit and download a free evaluation copy today!

Tall Tree Software Company
3104 King Street, Austin, TX 78707
v: 512.453.4909 f: 512.288.5055 sales: 877.756.2654
e-mail: [email protected]

Win Book



Black Books. Solutions. Now.
From the Coriolis Group
Coriolis' cutting-edge Technology Press was created to provide you with quality books that guide you through major projects and everyday tasks by breaking down a large topic into more easily manageable components. This makes it easier for busy professionals to efficiently solve their most challenging technical problems.

The Black Books are essential problem solvers and trouble-shooters crafted for intermediate to advanced users, developers, network specialists, system administrators, and programmers. Visit the bookstore at to learn more.

Voice: 480.483.0192 Fax: 480.483.0193


Dinkum® C++ Library for GCC/Solaris or GCC/Linux
Available Now!
The Dinkum® C++ Library for GCC/Solaris or for GCC/Linux includes our Dinkum® C Library. The Dinkum® C++ Library is completely compliant with the ISO/IEC 14882 C++ Standard. Use these Dinkum C++ Library packages with the GCC V2.95.2 compiler under either SPARC Solaris or PC Linux.

Dinkumware offers a commercial software license product that contains no Gnu Code. You can purchase it at and download it immediately.

Single User License starts at $90.

Dinkumware, Ltd.
398 Main Street Concord MA 01742
v: 978 371-2773 f: 978 371-9014
email: [email protected]