New WebSTAR Beta Available

4D has released a new beta version of their WebSTAR Server Suite. Version 4.4 of the full-featured server package allows users to easily host and manage complex Web sites, including the ability to handle e-commerce transactions and build a customized Web based mail system. According to 4D:

4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTARServer Suite, announced today that WebSTAR Server Suite 4.4 Beta is nowavailable for download from the WebSTAR site. The beta which is beingdemonstrated at Macworld Expo San Francisco 2001 has received much positiveresponse from the WebSTAR community.

The WebSTAR Server Suite 4.4 Public Beta features 4th Dimension relationaldatabase integration, support for Tomcatis JSP and Java Servlet services, acustomizable Web interface for WebSTAR Mail and built-in FlexMail supportfor a customized web-mail interface.

WebSTAR 4.4 Beta Features
WebSTAR 4.4 will offer users integration between WebSTAR Server Suite and4th Dimension relational databases, support for Tomcat Java Servlet and JSPtechnology, a customizable web-based mail interface, built-in FlexMailform-processing utilities, and stronger encryption for internationalcustomers. Several improvements to the core WebSTAR Server are also includedto improve overall performance and reliability.

You can find more information, and download the beta, at the WebSTAR Web site.