updated 07:45 am EST, Wed February 25, 2004
REALbasic 5.5 shipping
REAL Software has started shipping , a new version of its cross-platform development environment that adds support for building Linux applications. Other new features include the ability to create native Mach-O applications for Mac OS X, build Web-aware applications with SOAP/XML support, build database applications with embedded databases, and debug Mac, Windows, or Linux applications from a Mac IDEA with new remote debugging tools. REALbasic 5.5 sells for $100; a Professional Edition that includes cross-platform development support and database server connectivity costs $400.