updated 02:05 pm EDT, Tue September 26, 2006
Revolution 2.7.4 released
Runtime Revolution today released Revolution 2.7.4, updating Revolution Media, Revolution Studio, and Revolution Enterprise. The release includes 49 features and improvements, including a hover icon that allows users to highlight objects when moving the mouse over them. Other new features include proportional resizing, multi-line tooltips, the ability to insert data into the middle of an XML document, and the ability to add a cancel button to a progress bar when zipping or unzipping items using the built-in revzip feature. Runtime Revolution is offering a free three month trial of its one-year update program, as well as a 50 percent savings for purchasing customers. Revolution Media is available for $50, Revolution Studio for $300, and Revolution Enterprise for $900 (system requirements were unavailable).
Runtime Revolution is a flexible cross-platform development tool with support for Mac OS X as a Universal Binary, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Solaris platforms. Users can create projects on one platform and deploy the application on all platforms. The software is, according to the company, the first non-Apple rapid application development environment with true Universal Binary compilation. The software features direct, native compilation for the U3 smart drive platform, and can run directly off of a U3-compatible drive.