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Matisse Software Delivers an Open Source Objective-C Matisse Interface.

Mountain View, CA - May 31, 2012 Matisse Software today announces the immediate availability of the new Objective-C interface to the Matisse database on the Apple Mac OS X platform.

Objective-C, the primary language for the Mac OS and iOS platforms, is a simple programming language designed to enable sophisticated object-oriented programming. Objective-C extends the standard ANSI C language by providing syntax for defining classes, and methods, as well as other constructs that promote dynamic extension of classes.

The Objective-C Matisse interface integrates seamlessly with Apple development environment Xcode, which provides an integrated object-oriented solution for software developers, from analysis and design to code generation, maintenance and reverse engineering.

The tight integration between Objective-C and Matisse has proven to reduce application complexity with direct object-to-object mapping and to accelerate development through the fusion of native object support and SQL.

“The Objective-C Matisse interface defines a scalable architecture for managing complex graphs of persistent objects. Its design is influenced by Apple Model-View-Controller and Object Modeling patterns;” said Didier Cabannes, President and CEO of Matisse Software. “As a consequence, Cocoa-based applications can fully take advantage of Matisse database unique features while preserving the benefits of Apple fundamental design patterns.”

Matisse 9 supports the popular platforms with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, Java, .NET and Cocoa frameworks, SQL and XML standards, and a broad range of language bindings including Java, C++, C, Objective-C, C#, VB.NET, Python, PHP and Eiffel. Most language bindings are published as open source software

Pricing and Availability
Matisse 9 is immediately available. Pricing starts at $2,110 for the Standard Edition. Pricing for the Lite Edition starts at $125. A free developer version can be downloaded from

About Matisse Software
Matisse Software, Inc. delivers database software and services to companies that need to rapidly, and cost effectively, develop and deploy scalable applications and services. Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first ever SQL-Object programmable data server on the market. Matisse has enabled developers across the world to implement applications and services that require high performance on complex data that goes beyond the modeling capabilities of legacy relational databases. The Matisse database has been powering mission critical systems including nuclear power plants and pharmaceutical plants for over a decade. Matisse Software Inc. is a privately held company. For more information visit


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