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Date:      Wed, 11 Oct 95 16:59:52 EST
From:      M C Wong <mcw@hpato.aus.hp.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freefall.FreeBSD.org (freebsd-questions@freefall.cdrom.com)
Subject:   Sniff+ newsletter (fwd)
Message-ID:  <199510110659.AA031274794@relay.hp.com>

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FYI, a demo version of available for Linux. Will be great if they such

a port for FreeBSD.

> > Date: Tue, 10 Oct 95 22:43:45 +0100
> > Message-Id: <9510102143.AA06984@TakeFive.co.at>
> > From: TakeFive Information Service <info@takefive.co.at>
> > To: kenneth@hpato.aus.hp.com
> > Subject: TAKEFIVE NEWS OF THE QUARTER
> > Status: RO
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > =============    TAKEFIVE NEWS OF THE QUARTER       ===============
> > =============             October 1995              ===============
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > o PRODUCT RELEASE: SNiFF+2.1 is coming with the following new
> >   features:
> >     - Multi-Programming-Language-Support
> >     - Symbol table API: enables programmers to create their own
> >       applications through access to underlying symbol
> >       information
> >     - DDE and dbxtra debugger integration: further expands
> >       SNiFF+'s openness in including a range of the most
> >       popular debuggers
> >     - 30-50% faster project loading times
> >     - SNiFF+2.1 on SCO Unix, Novell UnixWare and Linux as
> >       product available
> > o FAMILY OF PROGRAMMING-LANGUAGE PARSERS
> >     - Open Parser API for proprietary languages
> >     - CORBA Development: IDL Parser available in October
> >     - FORTRAN to C/C++: FORTRAN Parser to be shipped in November
> > o MARKET FEEDBACK
> >     SNiFF+ wins "Best Applications Software Award" at
> >     SUN WORLD 1995!
> > o PARTNERSHIPS
> >     SNiFF+ will be bundled with Dassault's CATIA/CADAM product
> >     and continue to be used by Dassault's Development Department.
> >     SNiFF+ will be integrated with IDE's StP/OMT-Booch Design and
> >     Reverse Engineering solution
> > o TRADE SHOWS AND MARKET EVENTS
> >      OBJECT WORLD Germany, STRATEGIES OBJECTS 95,
> >      SYSTEMS 95, FORUM Object 95
> > o TRAINING AVAILABLE
> > o TECH NOTES
> >     - Application Note on Workspaces for Team-Support
> >     - ClearCase Integration
> >     - RogueWave Libraries
> > o DISTRIBUTORS AND OFFICES
> > o SNiFF+ ON THE WEB
> > o QUESTION OF THE QUARTER
> > o TAKEFIVE SOFTWARE COMPANY BACKGROUNDER
> > 
> > 
> > About this newsletter:
> > 
> >     Welcome to "TAKEFIVE NEWS OF THE QUARTER".
> >     This is a quarterly on-line newsletter designed to communicate
> >     new product information and news from TakeFive Software.
> >     To receive more information about TakeFive Software, contact:
> > 
> >         Europe:    info@takefive.co.at, +43 662 457 915
> >         USA:       info@takefive.com, +1 408 777 1440
> >         WWW:       http://www.takefive.com
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > =============  PRODUCT RELEASE: SNiFF+2.1 IS COMING  ==============
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > We'll be adding significant functionality to this release.
> > Look for:
> > 
> >         - Multi-Programming-Language-Support
> >         - Symbol table API: enables programmers to create their
> >           own applications through access to underlying symbol
> >                 information
> >         - DDE and dbxtra debugger integration: further expands
> >                 SNiFF+'s openness in including a range of the most
> >                 popular debuggers
> >         - 30-50% faster project loading times
> >         - SNiFF+ on SCO Unix, Novell UnixWare and Linux as
> >           product available
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ============  FAMILY OF PROGRAMMING-LANGUAGE PARSERS  =============
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > For the first time, projects that include different languages can
> > be edited and managed in ONE integrated development environment.
> > All object-oriented languages that have concepts similar  to C/C++
> > or that are extensions of C/C++, e.g., IDL, 4GL (TCL, PERL, Python,
> > etc.), as well as common procedural languages like FORTRAN or
> > COBOL, can be integrated thanks to SNiFF+'s language-independency.
> > No other development environment offers this feature.
> > 
> > There are many ways of taking advantage of SNiFF+2.1's
> > language-independency. For example, companies can integrate source
> > code from any given language into SNiFF+2.1. On the other hand,
> > software systems which are already available can be re-implemented
> > and therefore integrated into an object-oriented C++ development
> > environment.  All in all, language-independency will make SNiFF+'s
> > C/C++ development environment more universally applicable!
> > 
> > In order to also support proprietary languages, SNiFF+2.1 can be
> > used in conjunction with an Open Parser API, thereby allowing
> > SNiFF+ users to write their own parsers. The Open Parser API will
> > be available for all SNiFF+ versions including and subsequent to
> > SNiFF+2.1.
> > 
> > Besides offering customers the possibility of writing their own
> > parsers for proprietary languages, TakeFive Software will also make
> > available a family of programming-language solutions.
> > 
> > TakeFive Software GmbH, Salzburg, Austria, announced at the GUUG95
> > trade show in Wiesbaden, Germany, that SNiFF+2.1 can be extended
> > with an IDL-Parser through a cooperation with Interactive Objects
> > Software, Elzach, Germany.
> > 
> > Interactive Objects Software has been selected as TakeFive's
> > partner for developing the IDL-Parser. Interactive Objects has an
> > in-depth knowledge of CORBA development due to its distribution of
> > and consultancy work for CORBA products. A further aspect of
> > SNiFF+2.1's language-independency is the ability of having multiple
> > parsers running simultaneously and in parallel with each other.
> > 
> > For further information, please email us at info@takefive.co.at.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > =======================   MARKET FEEDBACK    ======================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > SNiFF+ wins "Best Applications Software" at SUN WORLD 1995! Press,
> > attendees and exhibitors rated SNiFF+ 2 the "Most Innovative New
> > Application Software" among 11 application software products during
> > the event sponsored by Sun Expert Magazine and the Sun User Group.
> > You can read about the press release and more details regarding
> > this prestigious award at our web site.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > =========================   PARTNERSHIPS   ========================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > TakeFive Software GmbH, Salzburg/Austria, and Dassault Systemes,
> > Suresnes/France, have signed a strategic license agreement.
> > 
> > Dassault Systemes will use TakeFive's software technology in its
> > product development process. Furthermore, through this agreement,
> > CATIA Application Architecture (CAA) developers, including Dassault
> > Systemes' internal developers, will gain direct benefit from
> > TakeFive's object-oriented development environment, SNiFF+. CATIA
> > Application Architecture (CAA) provides industries with the
> > software development tools, methods and standards required to create
> > embedded, integrated applications based on CATIA open architecture.
> > 
> > In order to guarantee a high level of integration of SNiFF+ into
> > the CATIA/CADAM development environment, TakeFive and Dassault
> > Systemes have agreed to exchange strategic and experiential
> > knowledge at the management level, as well as to establish close
> > technical relationship between their respective development
> > organizations. This cooperation will strengthen the position of
> > both companies in their respective markets.
> > 
> > CATIA and CADAM have been developed by Dassault Systemes, the
> > world-wide market leader in mechanical CAD/CAM. CATIA and CADAM are
> > installed at more than 7,000 customer sites, with a total of more
> > than 100,000 seats in industries ranging from aerospace, automotive
> > and consumer goods to manufacturing. With more than 1,000
> > employees, most of whom are specialist engineers, Dassault Systemes
> > represents the largest CAD/CAM software development laboratory in
> > the world.
> > 
> > CATIA and CADAM are marketed and supported world-wide by IBM.
> > CATIA is a registered trademark of Dassault Systemes. CADAM is a
> > registered trademark of Dassault Systemes of America Corp.
> > 
> > For further information, please contact:
> > 
> > TakeFive Software               Dassault Systemes
> > Mr. Andreas Pabinger            Mrs. Martine Vesco
> > 
> > Tel: (43) 662 457 915           Tel: (33) 1 40 99 42 18
> > Fax: (43) 662 457 9156          Fax: (33) 1 40 99 43 76
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > Interactive Development Environments, Inc., San Francisco/USA, and
> > TakeFive Software, Salzburg/Austria, have signed a strategic
> > product marketing agreement which will enhance the joint use of
> > IDE's StP and TakeFive's SNiFF+.
> > 
> > IDE Inc., San Francisco/USA, announced that its industry-leading,
> > object-oriented analysis design and code generation toolsets,
> > Software through Pictures (StP), will support the full reverse
> > engineering of C++ code. This will be made possible through an
> > integration of StP with TakeFive Software's SNiFF+2.1. The
> > integration will permit large teams of developers to better design,
> > document and reuse existing or new C++ code by reverse engineering
> > it into OO models within StP by means of Object Modeling Technique
> > (StP/OMT) and StP/Booch.
> > 
> > The integration of StP with SNiFF+2.1 will give developers more
> > insight into complex software by automatically creating StP/OMT or
> > StP/Booch models from the design of C++ systems "as built" and by
> > allowing the user to iterate seamlessly between design tasks in StP
> > and implementation efforts in SNiFF+. Furthermore, users will be
> > able to view either design or code by navigating between StP/OMT's
> > or StP/Booch's graphical design representations of C++ classes and
> > SNiFF+'s C++ source code implementation.
> > 
> > TakeFive's SNiFF+ provides insight into existing code and instant
> > assessment of changes in software. It is the only UNIX C/C++
> > environment that lets developers mix and match platforms,
> > compilers, debuggers and configuration management tools with a
> > consistent GUI. SNiFF+2.1 also provides impact analysis and
> > cross-referencing tools that complement StP/OMT and StP/Booch.
> > 
> > Interactive Development Environments, Inc.(IDE), located in San
> > Francisco, was founded in 1983 with the mission of helping
> > companies build better mission-critical and enterprise-wide
> > systems. IDE's integrated software tools automate every aspect of
> > large-scale team development life cycles and fully support
> > object-oriented, relational and structured methodologies. IDE's
> > training, consulting and support services, along with partnerships
> > with industry-leading hardware, software and services vendors,
> > provide seamless coverage across the entire scope of software
> > development.
> > 
> > For further information, please contact:
> > 
> > IDE, Inc.                       TakeFive Software
> > Mr. Greg Neal                   Mr. Andreas Pabinger
> > 
> > Tel: (415) 543-0900             Tel: (43) 662 457 915
> > Fax: (415) 546-6538             Fax: (43) 662 457 9156
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ===============    TRADE SHOWS AND MARKET EVENTS    ===============
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > OBJECT WORLD (Frankfurt/Germany), October 9-11, 1995
> > 
> > STRATEGIES OBJECTS (Paris/France), October 10-13, 1995
> > 
> > SYSTEMS 95 (Munich/Germany), October 16-20, 1995
> > 
> > FORUM OBJECTS (Paris/France), October 24-25, 1995
> > 
> > C++ WORLD (Chicago/USA), October 31-November 2, 1995
> > 
> > TakeFive Software or its Distributors will present the new
> > version of its object-oriented development environment
> > SNiFF+2.1 with:
> >         - Multi-Programming-Language-Support
> >         - Open Parser API for proprietary languages
> >         - IDL Parser for CORBA Development
> >         - FORTRAN Parser
> > 
> > See Product Release SNiFF+2.1 below for details.
> > For further information, please contact:
> > 
> >     Europe:    info@takefive.co.at, Tel: +43 662 457 915
> >     USA:       info@takefive.com, Tel: +1 408 777 1440
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > =====================  TRAINING AVAILABLE   =======================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > Harness the full power of SNiFF+ with a product training session
> > from TakeFive Software. We'll help your team maximize the benefits
> > of your development environment with hands-on training. Email
> > info@takefive.co.at for details.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ==========================   TECH NOTES   =========================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > Application Note on Workspaces for Team-Support:
> > 
> > An Application Note on Workspaces for Team-Support is now ready.
> > Our techs have written a tutorial on how to set up workspaces in
> > SNiFF+. This Application Note describes in a simple form which
> > configuration steps are required for using SNiFF+ powerful
> > Workspace and Team-Support concept.
> > 
> > 
> > ClearCase Integration:
> > 
> > For ClearCase users there is now an Application Note available
> > which describes the way how SNiFF+ can be used together with
> > Atria's tool. This note especially explains the way how SNiFF+
> > specific symbol-information-files should be managed within the
> > ClearCase CMVC-concept. Furthermore, it gives an overview of a
> > custom menu in SNiFF+ that implements commands specific to
> > ClearCase. The integration itself is accomplished with ClearCase's
> > text-based interface and SNiFF+'s open CMVC-adapter concept.
> > 
> > 
> > RogueWave Libraries:
> > 
> > This paper describes how to efficiently use Tools.h++ together with
> > SNiFF+. SNiFF+ uses the concept of partial preprocessing for
> > loading the RogueWave Tools.h++ class library. The RogueWave
> > project can then be used as a subproject for your application/library
> > projects, thus allowing an optimal reuse of these base components
> > within your sources.
> > 
> > 
> > All three papers can be obtained from us via FTP. The documents will
> > also be available on our Web-Site soon. Please let us know in which
> > paper you are interested in.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ===================   OFFICES AND DISTRIBUTORS   ==================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > Offices:
> > 
> >     Europe:
> >     TakeFive Software                     E-mail: info@takefive.co.at
> >     Jakob-Haringer-Strasse 8              Fax: +43 662 457915 6
> >     5020 Salzburg, AUSTRIA                Tel: +43 662 457915
> > 
> >     USA:
> >     TakeFive Software, Inc.               E-mail: info@takefive.com
> >     20823 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 440   Fax: 408 777 1444
> >     Cupertino, CA 95014                   Tel: 408 777 1440
> > 
> > 
> > Distributors:
> > 
> >     UK:      Power Software               info@power-soft.co.uk
> >     France:  Microprocess                 mpi@world-net.sct.fr
> >     Italy:   Chorus                       soprano@chorus.it
> >     Finland: Delphi                       jkl@delphi.fi
> >     Israel:  N.C.C.                       ncc@netvision.net.il
> >     India :  Siemens Information Systems  pankaj.tangri@blr.sni.de
> >     Brasil:  Paradigm Systems Brasil      Tel: +55-11-851-0949
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ======================   SNiFF+ ON THE WEB   ======================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > Visit our Home Page on the World Wide Web! Check us out at
> > http://www.takefive.com for the most recent information about
> > SNiFF+. You can learn about our latest product, find out about what
> > upcoming events are planned and read a little bit about TakeFive's
> > background, or you get instructions on how to download SNiFF+ from
> > our home page. We plan to update our page frequently - so make it a
> > part of your bookmark list and keep in touch with TakeFive Software!
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ===================   QUESTION OF THE QUARTER   ===================
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > What languages are you interested in? Which ones do you program in
> > most frequently?
> > 
> > We want to hear from you. Send us email at: info@takefive.co.at.
> > Or, call us at +43 662 457 915 in (Europe and Asia)
> > or +1-800-418-2535 (US).
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > ==========     TAKE FIVE SOFTWARE COMPANY BACKGROUNDER    =========
> > ===================================================================
> > 
> > TakeFive Software was founded in 1992 with the mission of producing
> > and marketing high quality, industrial-strength software development
> > tools. Headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, TakeFive sells and
> > supports its innovative development environment, SNiFF+, worldwide,
> > directly and through distributors. SNiFF+ is used by leading
> > companies in the telecommunications, banking and financial
> > industries, as well as by large manufacturing companies and
> > independent software vendors.
> > 
> > SNiFF+ is the only object-oriented development environment that
> > gives the programmer both freedom of choice and flexibility in
> > using, mixing and adapting UNIX platforms, compilers, debuggers and
> > configuration management systems as needed. SNiFF+ combines high
> > performance (speed, scalability) and overall functionality with an
> > intuitive user interface (easy to use and easy to learn).
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ===================================================================
> > To receive more information about TakeFive Software and/or SNiFF+,
> > contact:
> >     Europe: info@takefive.co.at, Tel: +43 662 457 915
> >     USA:    info@takefive.com, Tel: +1 408 777 1440
> >     WWW:    http://www.takefive.com/
> > ===================================================================
> > 


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 M.C Wong                                  Email: mcw@hpato.aus.hp.com 
 Australian Telecom Operation              Voice: +61 3 272 8058        
 Hewlett-Packard Australia Ltd             Fax:   +61 3 898 9257        
 31 Joseph St, Blackburn 3130, Australia   OS: FreeBSD-1.1.5.1
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