If anyone is looking for an alternative to the languages discussed on this site/forum here is news about the latest release of Revolution 2.2. I should point out I work for this company so must be honest and declare and interest.
Runtime Revolution 2.2 Now Available
Award Winning Development Environment Enhances Cross-Platform Capabilities and Purchase Options
Edinburgh, Scotland, April 2nd 2004. Runtime Revolution today announced the availability of Revolution 2.2. This latest release of the award winning software development environment provides improved appearance on Windows XP and Mac OS X, an all-new standalone builder, and more. Revolution is the user-centric development tool for users of all abilities.
Revolution 2.2 offers enhancements for users on every major platform including:
- Improved appearance on Windows XP with support for themes and large 48 bit icons
- Improved appearance on Mac OS X including metal groups and the Panther tab style
- New standalone application builder
- Improvements to the database linked controls
- Additions to the Transcript programming language
- Enhanced performance and stability for the engine and development environment
"Revolution has always allowed developers, educators and hobbyists to experience the true meaning of rapid application development" said Kevin Miller CEO of Runtime Revolution, adding "These new features bring even more power the most productive development environment on the market today."
New: Flexible Pricing and Purchase Options
Following extensive consultation with customers Runtime Revolution announces new pricing options with the emphasis on lowering costs and allowing new users to customise their purchase to fit their exact requirements.
The new pricing model includes lowering the cost of Revolution Studio to
$299 and a modular Enterprise Edition starting at $899. Customers can
choose from a range of support, upgrade and documentation options.
Educational and volume licensing prices have also been lowered. Volume
licensing for educational organizations now starts at $2 per seat.
A trial version is available for download from .
Information on pricing, versions, and local distributors, as well as a free 30-day trial edition of Revolution for all supported platforms: Windows, Mac OS X, classic Mac OS, Linux and Unix, is available at .
Runtime Revolution Ltd.
Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric development to all major platforms: Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and Unix. Products include Revolution, Revolution Express, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. The company is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information on Runtime Revolution, please visit the company on the web at .
Dr Rod McCall
Runtime Revolution Ltd
91 Hanover Street
telephone: +44 (0) 131 718 4333
fax:+44 (0) 131 718 4334