updated 09:55 am EDT, Fri April 4, 2008
Runtime Revolution 2.9
Runtime has released v2.9 of Revolution, its media and application development software. Users can compile code for a variety of platforms, including Intel and PowerPC Macs, as well as Linux, Solaris, and several editions of Windows. The v2.9 update is said to have some 500 improvements, among these optimization for Mac OS X Tiger and Leopard, such as matching aesthetic touches.
Database construction has been improved with eight new commands in the Query Builder, and changes have also been made to Active Scripting, enabling use of the "do..as" command with OS-level scriptable applications such as Microsoft Office. Finally, 20 new features have been added to options for printing out architecture. Revolution Studio 2.9 costs $400; the Enterprise equivalent is $1,000.