"Test Drive" C++ Development Tool

For a limited time, readers can "test drive" Optima++, an application development package for high schools and universities. The package includes six introductory C++ tutorials, a variety of multimedia demos, over 75 code samples and reference material.

The Optima++ product line simplifies the use of C++ to build client/server and Internet applications for Windows 95, Windows NT and Windows 3.1.

The Test Drive version, available for a $10 S&H charge, features over 150 pre-built components and classes, drag-and-drop programming and wizards, object navigation tools and an industrial-strength debugger.

As part of the Strategic Training and Research (STAR) program, Powersoft also announced special pricing and 10-user license packs to offer faculty and students savings up to 85% off the full software's SRP. Powersoft, a division of Sybase, Emeryville, CA, (800) 395-3525, www.powersoft.com  

This article originally appeared in the 01/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.