updated 09:30 am EDT, Wed August 2, 2006
Universal Valentina 2.4
Paradigma Software has released Valentina 2.4, including Valentina Office Server for Mac OS X Universal Binary edition and updated Universal versions of its developer tools for Mac OS X and Windows. Valentina 2's next generation, object-relational database model builds on the traditional relational database model to excel "at ultra-fast management of millions of records." Valentina 2 Application Developer Kits provide software developers with a robust Valentina 2 database engine for royalty-free incorporation into their desktop applications. Valentina technology includes support for Valentina XML import/export, Valentina SQL (SQL 92 + extensions), native Unicode UTF-16 support, simultaneous data exchange, transparent file formats, and more. Version 2.4 features a new database format, Universal support, new Adobe Director example projects, performance improvements, and a new packet-based protocol that allows better separation of commands, data-compression and more.