FMS Receives Visual Basic
Programmer’s Journal Readers’ Choice Award at VBITS™’99:
VIENNA, VA — March 23, 1999 — FMS’
Total VB SourceBook was
among the top VB tools to receive a highly coveted Visual Basic
(VBPJ) Readers’ Choice Award. The awards were recently presented at the
Visual Basic Insiders’ Technical Summit (VBITS) in San Francisco, the
largest international conference for Windows developers. Each year readers
of VBPJ — the leading magazine for Microsoft Visual Basic®
programmers — select the award-winning products they find to be the most
intriguing, innovative, and best value for Visual Basic developers. Total VB
SourceBook and the other award-winning products are highlighted in the
upcoming VBPJ’s annual Buyers Guide issue.
"VBPJ readers know quality and value because they truly put these
products to the test in their application development. The strength of all
the products in the VB add-on and tools market shows that VB programmers
have a wealth of tools and components at their fingertips," said Jeff
Hadfield, editor-in-chief of Visual Basic Programmer's Journal. "This
wealth of off-the-shelf products helps literally any VB programmer build
essential, mission-critical apps more quickly. VBPJ’s readers select
the award winners because the products help them speed the development
Total VB SourceBook is the most extensive professional source code
library and code repository for Visual Basic. With over 100 classes and
modules, Total VB SourceBook offers immediate solutions that Visual Basic
programmers can add directly into their projects royalty-free. A wide range
of code is included to cover all aspects of Visual Basic development. Our
exclusive Code Explorer organizes and simplifies the process of finding and
using the source code. Developers can even add their own code into the
system, and multi-user features allow organizations to securely share code
among their developers.
"Receiving an award from the VBPJ readers is quite an accomplishment for
FMS considering that Total VB SourceBook, our first Visual Basic product,
was introduced less than a year ago," said Luke Chung, founder and president
of FMS, Inc. "We are extremely honored that so many Visual Basic developers
immediately embraced Total VB SourceBook and recognized the value of
professionally written, tested, and documented source code."
Total VB SourceBook has received rave reviews since its introduction in
June 1998. WinPlanet reviewers Karl Moore and Jonathan Kay rated Total VB
SourceBook a glowing 4-1/2 stars (out of 5 stars): "Smart, innovative
and easy-to-use — this product is full of real-world solutions that you
can’t find anywhere else...an invaluable addition to anyone’s development
toolkit. A must-have!"
Pricing and Availability
Total VB SourceBook is available in two versions: a single license
version for $399 and a 5 License Pack for $1299. Each license grants one
developer a royalty-free distribution license of the source code in Total VB
SourceBook when integrated into their application.
Total VB SourceBook can be purchased directly from FMS and most corporate
resellers. All FMS products come with a thirty-day money back guarantee.
for more information.
About FMS, Inc.
Founded in 1986, FMS, Inc. is a privately held software development firm
located in Tysons Corner, Virginia. The world’s leading developer of
Microsoft Access and Visual Basic related products, FMS offers 12 products
in its award-winning family of Total Access
and Total VB products. Experts in the Microsoft Access and Visual
Basic communities, FMS developers have written books, published articles,
and frequently speak at Microsoft conferences and user group meetings
throughout the United States and Europe. The FMS web site (www.fmsinc.com)
is considered by many to be the best independent resource for Microsoft
Access and Visual Basic developers.
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