Alpha Five是一个完全可编程的关系数据库管理程序，其设计目的是既让新手不会望而生畏，也让专家能够开发高级的应用。从某种程度上说，Alpha Five在功能和易用性上的努力是成功的—尽管我们确实在这两方面都发现了一些缺点。
Award Winning common development system for building secure Web AND Desktop applications quickly and easily
Chosen by a broad base of businesses and organizations because its ability to produce results in significantly less time than alternative solutions
All in one solution
Web or Browser Rapid Application Development
Rapid and straight forward Web application development using reusable visual components
Components available for creating: dialogs, one-to-many grids with search and drill down, navigation systems, graphing, maintenance operations and reports
Server side programming using powerful Xbasic programming language
Portable SQL for seamless connection to any SQL Database and transportability across multiple SQL databases such as: Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Sybase, Cache, QuickBooks and Access
Comprehensive group security model with extensive login control
Fully formatted reports served up within web applications for local and remote SQL data (supporting html, rich text and PDF output)
Fully customizable layouts and controls
Built-in HTML and CSS editors
Windows Desktop Rapid Application Development
Rapid Desktop development using visual forms, browses and reports
The ability to easily create applications that look like they were designed by a professional graphics designer.
The ability to create applications with rich user interfaces that operate swiftly
Broad portfolio of data entry tools such as multiple types of lookups, calculations, auto-increment, validations, transformations, posting and events for rapid and error free data entry
Extensive genies (wizards) improves development time
Programmable forms using Xdialog
Powerful Reports, Letters and Labels (supporting html, rich text and PDF output)
Fully integrated programmable email including the ability to parse inbound email and set up email merge
Powerful operations to clean, de-dupe, manipulate and transform data
Extensive Querying options for local and remote SQL data
Reporting against SQL databases such as Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Sybase, Cache, QuickBooks and Access
Connectivity. Access and work with your data no matter where it resides. All you need is an Internet Web Browser.
Usability. Alpha Five is renowned for its ease of use. Beginners can build applications without programming knowledge.
Power. Solve complex data design challenges with total confidence. You have access to sophisticated tools that satisfy even the most demanding programmer.
Web or Browser Rapid Application Development. Rapid and straight forward Web application development using reusable visual components.
Windows Desktop Rapid Application Development. Create applications with rich user interfaces that operate swiftly.