4D Development Packages

Developing your 4D app is as easy as 1-2-3 (And sometimes 4...) Design a full-featured interface, write powerful code, and integrate numerous technological standards to build a complete and functional application in just a few steps.

Design Environment

Visually design your application. 4D’s full-featured development environment lets you logically build your app from start to finish, from structure to user interface.

Languages

Whether you prefer SQL or 4D’s own intuitive language; develop in English or French; have an interface in German or Japanese... 4D speaks your language.

Open Standards

SQL is just the start. 4D incorporates a multitude of standards, so you can work with existing technologies you’re already using and take advantage of the latest trends.

Enhancing Your App

After you've built your solution, 4D can elevate your application to bring it all sorts of functionality, and expand to multiple platforms like the Web, Rich Internet and smartphones.

4D Developer Standard

4D's graphic environment and its ease of installation and use make it the ideal tool for developing all types of applications, from a simple music library or a contact management tool, to a professional business application managing millions of transactions.

What's Included

  • Complete graphic development environment
  • SQL database engine
  • Web services client
  • Maintenance and Security Center
  • 4D Interpreted Desktop

For What & Whom

4D Developer Standard is an excellent tool to help new database developers rapidly build professional single-user, client/server and Web applications on both the Windows and Mac platforms. It offers:

  • An affordable price
  • Many ready-to-use application templates
  • Unlimited deployment of single-user applications in interpreted mode

Project started with 4D Developer Standard can be continued wiht 4D Developer Professional with 100% compatibility

4D Developer Professional

4D Developer Professional includes all of 4D's standard features, as well as a range of more powerful development tools. With it, you can easily create compiled applications and components that offer better application performance, while still ensuring complete source code confidentiality.

4D Developer Professional also has a set of connectivity plug-ins that can be used to efficiently integrate your applications into a wide range of external database systems, either natively or by ODBC.

Furthermore, the office productivity plug-ins 4D Write and 4D View are included with the package. This lets you enhance your applications with built-in word-processing, spreadsheet and other key features.

What's Included

  • Complete graphic development environment
  • SQL database engine
  • Web services client
  • Maintenance and Security Center
  • Component builder
  • 4D Unlimited Desktop application builder
  • Connectivity plug-ins (4D for OCI, 4D ODBC Pro)
  • Office productivity plug-ins (4D Write, 4D View)
  • Web Server for development and testing
  • Web Services Server for development and testing
  • SQL Server for development and testing

For What & Whom

4D Developer Professional is the must-have toolkit for developers who wish to design and distribute professional applications. It gives you:

  • All the programming features of the 4D environment
  • Compiled mode and app generator
  • Unlimited use of productivity plug-ins
  • Unlimited deployment of single-user executable applications

An application created with 4D Developer Professional can also be deployed with any deployment package in the 4D product line.

4D Team Developer

4D Team Developer is a development server that supports efficient real-time collaboration for your development team, and includes all of the rapid development features included in 4D Developer Professional.

4D Team Developer Professional lets developers carry out simultaneous operations on the same project. Integrity of data and access to structure, methods and forms is ensured by an internal object and record-locking system.

The client-server architecture of 4D Team Developer Professional lets you move freely between Mac and Windows platforms on both the server and client machines. It can be installed on either a Mac or Windows server (Please note: Once made, this is a definitive choice.), and can serve both Windows and/or Mac client machines. Each client sees their native interface, no matter the original platform used to create the project.

What's Included

  • Development Server License
  • Delivered with 2 connections, allowing 2 developers to work on the same project. No additional client licenses are necessary. Additional developers can be added with 4D Team Developer Expansion packs.
  • 4D Developer Professional
  • All 4D Developer Professional development features are available to Team Developers, including:
  • Maintenance and Security Center
  • Connectivity plug-ins (4D for OCI, 4D ODBC Pro)
  • Office productivity plug-ins (4D Write, 4D View)
  • Web Server for development and testing
  • Web Services Server for development and testing
  • SQL Server for development and testing
  • Remote compilation

NOTE: Remote app and component generation is not supported by 4D Team Developer Professional. However, an additional 4D Developer Professional license (included) allows you to generate your application from standalone mode, either with 4D Unlimited Desktop or to create custom client/server executables. This license must be installed on the same machine as the development server.

For What & Whom?

4D Team Developer Professional is ideal for any group or organization that needs multiple developers to work on a single project simultaneously.