Media Design in*Progress has announced the release of Interaction 4.0. Interaction is an XML-based Web application server for the Mac.
Interaction creates standard HTML and WAP pages from server-side XML and XSL or CS22 style sheets. Users can utilize legacy HTML documents as is, or enhance them with XML constructs. This way, Interaction can help to facilitate a smooth transition from HTML to Extensible HTML and XML, according to the developer.
Interaction 4.0 adds support for WebStar V on Mac OS X, Mac Web Sharing, Apache and other Web servers on UNIX and Windows. The new build also incorporates improved versions of the complementary Forum and Chat services, support for themes to use in Web-based message boards and chat rooms, and other changes.
A 30 day trial version is available
for download. Interaction 4.0 costs US$795 and ships on CD-ROM with printed documentation.