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Rapid Software Announces E-Commerce Extension For
Applications Developed With Rapid (IDP) Independence

Revolutionary Rapid Development System Deploys Custom E-Commerce
Solutions For Existing Websites With Only Three Lines Of Code

Grapevine, TX, March 24, 2004 - Rapid Software Corporation announced today that is has introduced a rapid e-commerce extension for rapid applications built by the Rapid Independence (IDP) development system. The extension requires only three lines of code inserted into an existing website to enable full e-commerce solutions. The web service manages shopping cart presentation, credit card processing, and back end order entry. Rapid Software's Independence (IDP) builds most custom web based back end business applications that are Voice over IP enabled in under 3 hours.

"Our clients want custom integrated solutions that easily enable their existing website with e-commerce. Many companies provide shopping cart solutions, but our research indicated customers want quickly customizable solutions including the back end order processing. They also want out of the box application connection to Voice over IP. This integration with the applications rapidly developed by us, provides one click dialing and inexpensive contact with customers via the telephone. We have built hundreds of applications using Rapid Independence (IDP) and the e-commerce extension is a great addition to our development tool. It is these kind of rapid plug and play web services with back end processing that are the wave of the future. Once defined, they can be plugged into a website in minutes and the customer can be fully operational says Lee Fox, CEO of Rapid Software Corporation."

About Rapid Software Corporation

Rapid Software Corporation sells and supports Rapid Software's Independence™ and Enterprise for most rapid application development and integrations in under 3 hours. Rapid Software Corporation is located at 3079 Parr Lane, Grapevine, TX 76051. For more information about Rapid Software Corporation's products visit or call (817) 251-0615.

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