Caravan Business Server (CBS) is a powerful viable alternative development platform. It is an ALL IN ONE WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOL (you can call it also as a WEB OPERATING SYSTEM). Main Features: * In Built Web Server. Works with other web server on the same machine. * Application Server with Scripting language (embedded in HTML) * Cross platform - Same scripting code works on (only the CBS Executable changes) o Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000 and XP o IBM OS/2 o Linux and o On Request can be made available on all UNIX platforms and MAC * In Built Database. o Acts as Search Engine. Automatic Indexing of data. o Allows Automatic Data Replication and synchronization o RDBMS database o Browser based front end to access database * In Built Communication Server o SMTP Server o FTP Server o Serial Interface (available only on Windows and IBM OS/2) * Scheduler * Event Handler * XML parser * Text parser * Encryption of source code before distribution as commercial application and software product * Invoke external executable files Advantages: * All in One Rapid development tool * Develop once deploy everywhere * Tiny foot print (size less than 1 MB) * Cross Platform (All windows, Linux and OS/2. Only the CBS executable changes) * Extremely low cost of ownership for the end users * Reduces the cost and time required to develop, deploy and maintain projects and software products. Developed In: o Watcom C++ o Microsoft VC++ o No external tools used Likely Applications you can develop: Commercial products (we have developed many commercial products. Kindly check at http://www.nititelecom.com under Web Applications) Messaging solutions Search Engine applications Enterprise wide web solutions We are continuously upgrading CBS. You can download from http://www.nititelecom.com/caravandownload.htm. Free for end users. License cost for commercial usage. Check CBS Licensing Policy at http://www.nititelecom.com