SlickEdit Announces SlickEdit Academic Program
New Program Provides Academic Organizations Easy Access to Visual SlickEdit Editing Environment

Morrisville, NC — September 17, 2002 — SlickEdit® Inc. announced today the SlickEdit Academic Program which provides secondary schools, colleges, universities and technical schools with Visual SlickEdit® packaged for an academic setting. Visual SlickEdit is the best-in-class multi-platform, multi-language editing environment that allows software engineers to increase development productivity and improve the quality of the software they develop.

Visual SlickEdit complements many engineering and software/technical courses of study. With support for 14 platforms and 30+ programming languages, it provides tremendous flexibility to fit academic organizations. It sharply reduces the learning curve for programming by enabling students to use the same graphical user interface on whatever platform or language is the current focus of study or is most appropriate for the task. And by using Visual SlickEdit, students gain valuable experience with a leading commercial productivity tool that will serve them well in their technical careers. The SlickEdit Academic Program provides convenient and specially priced network license packs, single-user licenses and documentation packs along with special technical support to meet the needs of academic organizations.

North Carolina State University's College of Engineering selected Visual SlickEdit as its editor of choice. Bill Scott, director of technology, Information Technology and Engineering Computer Services at NC State, commented, "Visual SlickEdit's multi-platform and multi-language editing environment provides students and faculty with a flexible software development tool that complements our curriculum."

The University of Alberta Office of the Registrar and Student Awards selected Visual SlickEdit as their standard editing tool. "Visual SlickEdit has been a perfect solution for our university," said Jocelyn Raymond, University of Alberta system analyst. "It provides us with a single, easy-to-learn and easy-to-use tool for developing with many different technologies."

Bob Bradley, SlickEdit director of sales and business development, added, "Visual SlickEdit has always been a great match for an academic organization because it supports so many platforms and languages. With the SlickEdit Academic Program, we've now made it easier for even more academic organizations to help students prepare for rewarding and successful careers in software engineering across any industry."

About SlickEdit Inc.
SlickEdit Inc. provides the editing environment of choice for software engineers worldwide. The award-winning Visual SlickEdit has earned the loyalty of 140,000+ developers by enabling them to increase development productivity and improve software quality. Visual SlickEdit provides unparalleled language and platform support, including support for Windows, Linux x86, Linux on zSeries, Solaris SPARC, AIX, HP-UX, IRIX, FreeBSD, OS/390 and z/OS and over 30 programming languages. For more information about SlickEdit Inc. or Visual SlickEdit, visit

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