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REALbasic 5.5 ships with Linux support and more

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.

by MacNN Staff




  1. Reader

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Hey, I'm no fan of BASIC in any form (learned to program on it, but moved on!) but you have to be impressed with RealBasic's cross platform abilities. Linux now? Nice.

  1. Reader

    Joined: Dec 1969



    The script kiddies can code virii now for Linux too ! ...

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