MicroGold Software Integrates the Visual SlickEdit® Code Editor into Its Unified Modeling Language Tool
Visual SlickEdit provides comprehensive code editing capabilities for MicroGold C# and Visual Basic .NET products

Morrisville, NC — November 7, 2003
— SlickEdit® Inc., provider of the most comprehensive and flexible code editors available for software developers, announced today that MicroGold Software has integrated the Visual SlickEdit code editor control into its Unified Modeling Language (UML) development environment. By integrating Visual SlickEdit code editing functionality into its WithClass UML tools for C# and Visual Basic .NET, MicroGold enables its customers to code C# and Visual Basic .NET applications faster.

MicroGold Software provides software design tools to enable software developers to accelerate the software development lifecycle. MicroGold Software and SimplexNG, a provider of software and services to simplify IT environments, are collaborating to develop Simplex Transport Architect™, a .NET legacy migration product that is part of the Simplex Suite of data center simplification tools. Visual SlickEdit powers the MicroGold WithClass UML tool that is used in the Simplex Transport Architect product. The Visual SlickEdit code editor provides a rich set of code editing features for C#, Visual Basic .NET and many other programming languages.

"We chose Visual Slick Edit for its robust code editing functionality for C# and Visual Basic .NET," stated Mike Gold, President and CEO of MicroGold Software. "Visual SlickEdit provides us with a robust and rich code editing and code management solution and allows us to deliver on our product collaboration with SimplexNG to bring to market a comprehensive IT simplification solution."

Bob Bradley, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at SlickEdit, commented, "The SlickEdit and MicroGold Software partnership is a perfect example of the flexibility of our Visual SlickEdit product and the resulting business benefits. By integrating the Visual SlickEdit editor control into other products, those products provide competitive and time-to-market advantages for the OEM and time-to-market advantages to customers purchasing the OEM's product."

About MicroGold Software
MicroGold Software was founded in 1993 to provide the best object-oriented design tools at affordable prices to aid in the quick design, develop and documentation of software solutions. The MicroGold WithClass toolset is used by companies such as Intel, IBM, HP, Lucent, Microsoft, Motorola, Unisys and leading object-oriented consultants and trainers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.MicroGold.com.

About SlickEdit Inc.
SlickEdit Inc. provides software developers with the most comprehensive and flexible code editors available. SlickEdit products, proven across a wide range of programming languages and on Windows, Linux and UNIX platforms, enable even the most accomplished developers to code faster and meet increasingly aggressive deadlines. Formed in 1988, SlickEdit is a privately held company located in the center of North Carolina's Research Triangle area. For more information, please visit www.slickedit.com.

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