REALbasic 2005 Release 2 Ships; Improves Reliability and Adds New Features

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2 REAL Software announced today it is shipping REALbasic 2005 Release 2. Arriving just 49 days after REALbasic 2005 Release 1, this release clearly demonstrates the company's ability to deliver value to customers via the REALbasic Rapid Release Model. REALbasic 2005 Release 2 delivers reliability improvements in the code editor, window editor, menu editor, compiler and debugger.

REALbasic 2005 Release 2 introduces a new type of property, the Computed Property, which automatically provides Get and Set methods. Release 2 delivers several other new features, including:

  • The Window class now provides a Focus property that returns the currently active window control

  • The Array class now supports sorting multiple arrays simultaneously using the same sort order

  • The ComboBox class now exposes new properties that provide parity with the EditField

  • User-defined class properties may now have default values

The complete list of improvements and new features in REALbasic 2005 Release 2 can be found in the release notes in the product download: .

REALbasic 2005 Release 2 is currently available for Windows and Macintosh. The REALbasic for Linux Public Beta has been also updated. REALbasic for Linux is scheduled for release later this month.

Any REALbasic 2005 user with a current update plan can download Release 2 and begin using it with no additional purchase.

About REALbasic

REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic is available now starting at $99.95 direct from REAL Software. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, starts at $399.95 and includes more advanced features.

About REAL Software

REAL Software provides REALbasic 2005, Cross-Platform That Really Works, for people who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Macintosh, Windows 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. For more information visit or call 512.328.7325.

2005 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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