Runtime Revolution has announced the Release Candidate for Revolution 2.0, its multi-platform development tool. Version 2.0 brings an XML library with full support for creating and parsing documents; SOAP support; Unicode text entry and manipulation; a new user interface with enhanced Mac OS X Jaguar look and feel; improved database access on all platforms with PostgreSQL support, MySQL SSL connections & point-and-click setup; video capture, text-to-speech, and more multimedia enhancements; new drag-and-drop architecture; and more. During the testing period, you can take advantage of a range of special offers. These include free printed documentation (US$99 value) with the Small Business Edition or renewal of an existing Professional Edition license. New purchasers of a Professional Edition license are entitled to renew in the second year for $99 ($299 value). These offers will expire with the release of the final version of Revolution 2.0. No release date has been set.