Elemental Software’s Drumbeat 2000 Hits the Streets

Elemental Software is now shipping Drumbeat 2000, the third major release of its Web
development software.

For developers who are building complex, data-driven web applications, Drumbeat 2000 is
designed to offer many advantages. They include a visual drag-and-drop interface and application
wizards that reduce the time and skill needed for the task.

Developers can now use an enhanced DataForm Wizard to create pages that automatically include
dropdown lists, list boxes,
edit boxes, radio buttons, check boxes, sliders and many other user interface
elements. A refined Drumbeat SQL Wizard takes advantage of stored
procedures, views and parameterized queries, while a new Interactions
Center includes hundreds of new Point-and-Click interactions to simplify
building data-driven Web applications., the company said.

“Rapid deployment of Web applications is a business imperative,” Peter Hirshberg, president and
CEO of Elemental Software. “Web applications are approachable, cross-platform and can be
deployed without maintenance problems or configuration headaches. There is no faster or easier
way to build
powerful web interfaces to database and applications than with Drumbeat

Drumbeat 2000 may be purchased direct from the vendor, via the company’s
Web site, for $399.

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