beefs up its core development team with two open source programmers has beefed up its core development team by adding two open source programmers from existing development projects. The company is also providing 2 year financial support to the Kword project, part of Koffice for KDE. In addition, web and graphic designer John Grantham has been engaged to create's corporate identity, packaging and Web site. Shawn Gordon, president and CEO of, has over a dozen commercial products to his credit and has led software development for over 15 years in nine different languages. The company fills a need in the Linux community for mass-marketed, quality Linux software by producing developer tools like its flagship product, PowerPlant.'s products are marketed both online and through B&M channels.