Artifact Details

Title

Ashton-Tate to publish Apex's 'Frontrunner' software for easy development of memory-resident dBase III Plus programs

Catalog Number

102770577

Type

Text

Date

1988-02-08

Publisher

Ashton-Tate Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4465072a5ec8c Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

3 p.

Description

Press release announcing Ashton-Tate acquired the publishing rights to FrontRunner, a popular dBASE III PLUS language development tool, from Apex Software Corp. of Pittsburgh, Penn. FrontRunner is available now under the Ashton-Tate label through more than 5,700 authorized Ashton-Tate resellers. The suggested retail price is $195. An extended limited runtime license is included free if FrontRunner is purchased before June 30. FrontRunner allowed Ashton-Tate's dBASE III PLUS users to develop custom memory-resident dBASE III PLUS applications using a powerful subset of the dBASE III PLUS programming language. An extensive knowledge of assembler, 'c' or operating systems wasn't needed. Donated by Ed Esber. 3 scanned pages.

Category

Press release

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017