updated 08:00 pm EDT, Mon August 14, 2006
Revolution 2.7.3 released
Runtime Revolution has released an update to Revolution featuring development for the U3 smart drive computing platform. Runtime Revolution is a versatile integrated development environment for Mac OS (Classic and X), Unix, and Windows computers which supports cross-platform database access, advanced multimedia, virtual reality, and a range of other features. Included in version 2.7.3 is Zip file management allowing file compression, listing archive contents and adding or extracting files in archives; application instancing allowing developers to control whether multiple or single instances of Revolution-based applications can run on Windows; improved Revolution Player-based distribution enabling support for long file names; and, several minor fixes were made to players. Revolution runtime costs between $65 and $400 depending on version purchased. Mac OS X 10.2.7 or later is required for application development, a Mac OS Classic version is also available.