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Borland® Kylix™3 Now Shipping

Borland® Kylix™ 3 Delivers Rapid C++ Development to Linux® Developers Worldwide

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. - August 13, 2002 : Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq NM: BORL) today announced the immediate availability of Borland® Kylix™ 3, ranked the number one Linux development environment by Evans Data Corporation. Kylix 3 is the first Rapid Application Development (RAD) solution for C++ and Borland Delphi™ on the Linux® operating system. For the first time, Linux developers can quickly create GUI, database, Web, and Web Services applications in C++, the preferred programming language for Linux. Kylix 3 extends RAD for Linux to the more than 2 million developers in the C++ community worldwide, as estimated by IDC, by providing critical technology to drive the adoption of Linux in the enterprise.

"At last a high-performance, full-feature C++ RAD environment for Linux. Kylix 3 offers developers, especially those already familiar with Borland C++Builder™, the number one solution for building cross-platform applications for Windows® and Linux quickly and easily," said Sean McCune, president, Red Hand Software, Inc.

With Kylix 3, enterprises can affordably build high-performance Linux applications with existing C++ programming skills at high speeds, meeting the demands of today's tight IT budgets. Kylix 3 improves the speed and quality of component-based development and gives developers the flexibility to build applications in C++ or Delphi for the platform of their choice. Developers can combine Kylix 3 with C++Builder or Delphi to create single-source, cross-platform Linux/Windows applications. Likewise, Borland continues to build on its commitment to Web Services with expanded support for Web Services development and compliance with the latest Web Services standards built into Kylix 3.

About Borland® Kylix™3
Kylix 3 is a high-performance C++ and Delphi language solution for rapidly creating database, GUI, Web, and Web Services applications for the Linux platform. Kylix 3 can be combined with C++Builder or Delphi to create single-source, cross-platform Linux/Windows applications. Customizable and extendable pre-built CLX™ (Component Library for Cross-platform development) components speed the development of sophisticated applications and simplify the migration of Windows-based applications onto the Linux platform. BizSnap™ expands the capabilities of Linux and Apache™ with SOAP Web Services technologies that seamlessly interoperate with other platforms, languages, and Web Services. WebSnap™ transforms Apache Web servers into enterprise-class, database-driven Web application servers. DataSnap™ delivers scalable middleware for creating multi-tier enterprise-class database solutions.

Pricing and Availability
Kylix 3 is available in three editions: Kylix 3 Enterprise, Kylix 3 Professional and Kylix 3 Open Edition. For new users, Kylix 3 Enterprise edition is available for $1,999 and Kylix 3 Professional edition is available for $249. Special pricing is available for existing Borland Kylix, C++Builder, and Delphi users. Kylix 3 Enterprise and Professional editions are available at and through authorized resellers. Kylix 3 Open Edition for open source software (general public license or GPL) developers is available for free download from A 60-day free trial download of Kylix 3 Enterprise is also available at

About Borland
Borland Software Corporation is a leading provider of technology used to develop, deploy, integrate, and manage software applications. Delivering best-in-class technology solutions dedicated to interoperability, Borland allows enterprises of all sizes to move into Web-based computing while leveraging legacy systems. From the Fortune 1000 to the Borland Developer Network comprised of millions of developers around the world, Borland provides customers the freedom to develop applications, deploy them anywhere, and integrate and manage them across the enterprise. Borland solutions enable organizations to increase productivity and deliver higher performance projects faster and on budget, while lowering total cost of ownership.

Founded in 1983, Borland is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Borland at, the community site at, or call Borland at (800) 632-2864.

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