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Allaire Announces a New Version of HomeSite

Allaire Corp. Monday announced that a new version of HomeSite 4.5, will ship next month.

Improvements in this new version of the popular HTML editing tool include a flexible project management system, scriptable deployment, and easy integration with the latest Web technologies.

New features in HomeSite 4.5 include collapsible code, function insight and split window editing. The product will also feature a project management system with virtual folders, auto-inclusion and source control integration.

Its new scriptable site deployment system simplifies the process with a site deployment wizard, and team and custom deployment. Features designed to help Web developers work with the latest Web technologies include a new CSS editor, an image map editor, and XML and XSL awareness.

HomeSite 4.5 runs on Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT. A beta copy for evaluation can be downloaded from Allaire's (ALLR) Web site.

The new version will be priced at $99 for the application on CD-ROM and $89 for the electronic version. French, German and Japanese versions will be available within 90 to 120 days. HomeSite 4.5 can be ordered directly from Allaire or obtained from various resellers.

Other Allaire products are Allaire Spectra, ColdFusion and JRun. Allaire claims a customer base of more than 430,000 developers worldwide that using its products to build and deploy interactive Web applications and Internet sites.

Based in Cambridge, Mass., the company has a network of more than 1,800 partners, including system integrators, consultants, Internet service providers, independent software vendors and complimentary technology vendors, that make up the Allaire Alliance Partner Program.