Macromedia Drumbeat 2000 was a web development environment that allowed users to build data-driven web applications through a visual drag-and-drop interface.
Acquisition and discontinuation
On July 6, 1999, Elemental entered into an agreement to be acquired by Macromedia within 45 days in exchange for 625,000 shares of Macromedia stock worth approximately US$24 million. Macromedia bundled Drumbeat 2000 with eStore Builder in an eCommerce Edition that was released on September 1, 1999.
- Elemental Software Ships Drumbeat 2000, Information Today vol.16, no.3. 1999-03.
- Elemental Software ships Drumbeat 2.0, MacTech. 1998-06-02.
- HP Bundles Elemental Software's Drumbeat 2.0 With Netserver Line, Enterprise Systems Journal vol.16, no.3. 1998-07-15.
- E-Commerce, No Coding by Gary Gunnerson, PC Magazine. 1999-07.
- Macromedia - Drumbeat FAQ, Information Today vol.16, no.3. 1999-03.
- Macromedia buys Elemental Software, CNET. 2002-01-02.
- Drumbeat 2000 rolls out e-commerce capability in a hurry by Steve Graves, Government Computer News. 2000-05-10.
- Macromedia ships Drumbeat 2000, Macromedia. 1999-09-01. Archived 1999-11-27.
- Macromedia introduces Dreamweaver UltraDev, Macromedia. 2000-05-08. Archived 2000-06-19.
- Macromedia Drumbeat 2000 at Macromedia (archived 1999-10-09, 2000-08-15)
- Drumbeat/ 2000 at Elemental Software (archived 1998-12-02 / 1999-09-22)
- Macromedia Drumbeat 2000 at the Macromedia Wiki
- Drumbeat 2000 & eStore Builder by Jeffrey Allan at Cyber Aspect (archived 2000-10-28)
- Drumbeat users beaten as Macromedia discontinues product and tech support by Ed Foster at InfoWorld (2000-05-22)
- The Drumbeat 2000 & Macromedia Saga by Rick Curtis at Princeton University (2000)
- Elemental Software Pounds Out Another Edition of Drumbeat by Scott R. Garrigus at Web Review (1999-03-19)
- Drumbeat adds polish by James R. Borck at InfoWorld (1999-02-08)
- A Review of Drumbeat - a product by Elemental Software by Steven Wynkoop at Database Journal (1998-09-01)
- Creating Dynamic Web Pages with Drumbeat by Wes Thomas at Web Review (1998-02-27)
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