By: Lisa A. Sandford
Abstract: Daily news summary for 28 September 1999. By Lisa Sandford.
Daily news summary for 28 September 1999.
You won't get a kiss from Richard Dawson, but you will be eligible to win a
free copy of Borland C++Builder Professional if you complete the Borland
C++Survey found at http://www.infopoll.com/infopoll/surveys/s4598.htm.
The survey, which asks questions about C++ development and related topics, takes
about 10 minutes to complete. Responses will remain anonymous and results will
be published once the survey period has ended, sometime before November 1.
The purpose of the survey is to gather feedback on the current features of
the Borland C++ compiler and IDE and ask users what features they would like in
future releases. Questions range from development team size to which printed
magazines users read regularly. Inprise says that responses will "have a
direct impact on future product releases."
The ten free copies of C++Builder Professional will be given away at the next
major release of the project. Prize winners will be selected by random drawings
of all eligible survey respondents and will be notified via e-mail. The drawing
will be held on November 1, 1999.
100 Enterprise Way
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
From creating an e-commerce business plan to a process for fulfillment
management, the eBizplanner from eBizplan.com Inc. is a step-by-step guide to
building online businesses. The product, dubbed the "world's first
e-commerce business planning guide" was released on Monday, Sept. 27.
The eBizplanner helps e-commerce companies create a concise plan for their
online business through an easy-to-follow format. The planner brings users
through every step in the process, from gathering market data to developing a
marketing plan to designing processes for order management and fulfillment
management. "The eBizplanner is designed to help businesses clearly
articulate their e-commerce businesses strategy as well as the plan to implement
that strategy," said Tom Osenton, author of the eBizplanner.
If you're looking to enter a new era of Help authoring and documentation,
check out RoboHELP Office
2000, which Blue Sky Software Corp. started shipping last week. The product
introduces several advances in Help authoring. HTML Help support offers
self-sizing popups, build tags, glossaries, browse sequences, and a
rearchitected WinHelp-to-HTML Help conversion. "The industry's best"
WinHelp support is one mouse click away. RoboHELP Office 2000 also provides full
support for all JavaHelp features, including context-sensitive Help, full text
search, table of contents, index, and more. Blue Sky's exclusive WebHelp format
-- in its third generation and fully optimized for Web sites, intranets,
e-commerce, Windows, Unix, and Macintosh -- features a full text search, dynamic
HTML support, related topics, and support for more platforms than ever before.
RoboHELP's Improved HTML-to-print technology makes it easy to create printed
documentation from an HTML Help project.
If you place an order by Sept. 30, Blue Sky will send you a free bonus.
Blue Sky Software Corporation
7777 Fay Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
You'll have a chance to chat with the Delphi team during a Delphi Live Chat
on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. PST. It's your chance to give the team
your feedback and get answers to technical questions on topics inlcuding Delphi
5's InternetExpress, MIDAS, ADOExpress, TeamSource, and more.
Stay tuned to www.borland.com and community.borland.com
for details about where the chat will take place.
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