REAL Software Ships REALbasic 2007 Release 1; Improves Universal Binary and Database Support

Posted by dcparris on Jan 3, 2007 1:27 AM EDT
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AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- REAL Software, provider of REALbasic, cross-platform that really works, announced that REALbasic 2007 Release 1 is shipping today. In addition to improved reliability for building Universal Binary applications, REALbasic 2007 Release 1 improves support for MySQL, PostreSQL and ODBC compliant databases, such as Microsoft SQL Server. This release also improves support for QuickTime and making network connections via proxy servers. Recent improvements to database support include:

REAL SQL Server: Connect to REAL SQL Server with Universal Binary

applications. MySQL: Supports the authentication method introduced with MySQL 5. PostgreSQL: Supports BLOBS (binary large objects) and Postgre's

notification system. ODBC: * Supports reading and writing binary data (such as JPEG images) to

databases * Provides methods for accessing complete schema and database-specific

capabilities * Supports building applications for Linux

"Creating Universal Binary applications is extremely important to REALbasic users. Additionally, an increasing number of our users are building database applications with REALbasic," said Geoff Perlman, CEO of REAL Software. "Our investment in improving these areas demonstrates our commitment to our customers to improve REALbasic to fit their needs."

REALbasic 2007 Release 1 also includes the following new features: New Quicktime Functionality: Allows developers to have increased control

when creating and saving editable movies Support for HTTPS Proxies: Adds additional security and increased

flexibility for networks that require the use of a proxy, allowing for

server side operations to accept incoming connections with SSL About REALbasic

REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic for Windows or Mac is priced at $200, with an introductory price of $99. REALbasic for Linux Standard Edition is offered for free. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, is $500. REALbasic is available now and can be downloaded directly from REAL Software at .

About REAL SQL Server

REAL SQL Server is a multi-user database server based on the public domain SQLite database engine. REAL SQL Server provides REALbasic users with the ability to create secure, robust database applications more quickly and efficiently than any other database server. Designed for use with REALbasic 2006 or later, more information, including a list of the major features for REAL SQL Server, can be found at .

About REAL Software

REAL Software provides REALbasic, Cross-Platform That Really Works, for people who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and includes a utility to help migrate Visual Basic applications cross-platform to Macintosh and Linux. REAL Software was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit or call 512.328.7325.

(C) 2007 REAL Software, Incorporated. REAL Software, REALbasic and the REAL Software cube logo are registered trademarks of REAL Software, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders in the United States and other countries.

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