Category: Developer Life Cycle Tools
REAL Software announced that REALbasic 2005 for Windows Release 3 is shipping. REALbasic 2005 for Windows is a rapid application development (RAD) environment that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic creates self-contained executables and is said to eliminate the common problems and installation issues associated with DLLs or external frameworks typical of other cross-platform development environments. REALbasic 2005 for Windows Release 3 incorporates new features including: New TypeName() as String function that mimics the functionality of Visual Basic and results in improved productivity for VB users; enhanced theme-savvy capabilities for Windows widgets such as the disclosure triangle; improvements to the compiler that speed software development; and, enhanced support for 3D graphics within REALbasic. To ease the burden of migrating existing Visual Basic applications, REALbasic 2005 for Windows includes a Visual Basic Project Converter. REALbasic 2005 for Windows Standard Edition starts at $99.95 while REALbasic 2005 for Windows Professional Edition is offered at $399.95 for a limited time.