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HTTP Client Deux v1.1.2 Released by Deep Sky Technologies, Inc.

Maintenance Release of 4th Dimension Component

Vero Beach, FL - Thursday, March 27th, 2003: Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of HTTP Client Deux v1.1.2 for Macintosh and Windows. HTTP Client Deux is a 4th Dimension component which provides a comprehensive set of HTTP and HTTPS request methods for use throughout 4D based projects.

HTTP Client Deux provides many automation and management functions for use in writing HTTP request and response processing code. It automatically handles most of the common operations involved in managing HTTP communications in 4D.

This maintenance release adds full support for 4D v7.0.x (4D 2003). As well, support for SSL connections using 4D Internet Commands v6.8.1 or above is now fully supported.

Features in the HTTP Client Deux component

The functionality available in the HTTP Client Deux component include:

  • Single method call for all common HTTP/HTTPS request;
  • Support for GET, POST, and HEAD requests;
  • Automatic argument encoding for POST values;
  • Response header and content parsing routines;
  • HTTP response code extraction routines;
  • Low level, fully customizable request interface;
  • Transparent support for 4D IC v6.7.x, 4D IC v6.8.x, 4D IC v7.0.x (2003), ITK v2.0.x, and ITK v2.5.x;
  • Full SSL support for HTTPS when using ITK v2.5.x or above or 4D IC v6.8.1 or above;
  • Direct support for Authentication (username and password);
  • Custom request header lines;
  • Fully carbonized for 4D v6.8.x and 4D v7.0.x (4D 2003), providing compatibility with MacOS 8/9, MacOS X, and Windows 98/2000/NT/XP.

The HTTP Client Deux component requires the BASh and TCP Deux components be installed to operate properly. The TCP Deux component is available directly from Deep Sky Technologies, Inc, and provides a transparent TCP layer between 4D and TCP plugins. BASh is available for free from Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., and provides essential routines needed by all 4D programmers.

Pricing and Availability

The HTTP Client Deux component is available for free to all owners of TCP Deux. There are no licensing or deployment restrictions of any kind for the HTTP Client Deux component.

The HTTP Client Deux component can be downloaded from the Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., web site at:


More information about the HTTP Client Deux component can be found at:


About Deep Sky Technologies, Inc.

Based in Vero Beach, Florida, Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., provides software development, consulting, hosting, and colocation services. Founded in 1997, Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., develops and supports a wide variety of software development tools and services to aid in the creation of custom applications and web sites for the Macintosh and Windows platform. For more information, please visit our home page at http://www.deepskytech.com/.

For more information contact:

Steven G. Willis
President, Deep Sky Technologies, Inc.

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