For immediate release

Launch promises new leap in developer productivity

Edinburgh, Scotland – May 28 2003 Runtime Revolution, the recognized leader
in multi-platform software development tools, today announced Revolution
version 2.0. Revolution brings together a user-friendly interface and a
powerful, easy-to-use, object-based programming language. Developerswrite
applications – once – and deliver on OS X, classic Mac OS, Windows, Linux,
and Unix.

“Using Revolution cuts the time to develop an application by up to a factor
of 10,” said Kevin Miller, Runtime Revolution’s CEO. “With this release,
we’ve re-engineered Revolution from the ground up for even higher
productivity levels.”

Major New Features in Revolution 2.0

Revolution 2.0 is a full-featured release that adds more than 118 new
features and over 500 enhancements. Feature areas include:

* XML library with full support for creating and parsing XML content
* SOAP support
* New development-environment user interface, including OS X enhancements
* Unicode text entry and manipulation, conversion, import, and export
* Automatic report generator with point-and-click layout
* Video capture, text-to-speech, and more new multimedia features
* Spreadsheet/table text fields with cell editing and automatic formatting
* Windows of any size and shape
* Fully configurable drag-and-drop architecture for multiple data types
* Code Cookbook explaining a range of useful routines
* Improved database access on all platforms adds point-and-click setup,
PostgreSQL support, and MySQL SSL connections to the existing full-
featured support for MySQL, Oracle, Valentina, and ODBC connections
* 30-day Evaluation Edition with full access to all features

Pricing and Availability

Revolution 2.0 is available immediately for OS X, classic Mac OS,
Windows, Linux, and Unix.

License options include:

– Professional Edition ($995) with full database access, email technical
support, and all updates for a year
– Small Business Edition ($299) with all updates for a year
– Student-Teacher Edition ($99) for K-12 teachers, K-12 and college
students, and developers under 18, with all features of the Small
Business Edition, including all updates for a year
– K-12 Classroom Edition ($25 for minimum ten licenses), with all features
of the Small Business Edition, including all updates for a year
– Free Edition with limited script length

Substantial multi-user and educational discounts are also available.

The demonstration Free Edition can be downloaded from the Runtime
Revolution website at ( Users can immediately
upgrade the Free Edition to a licensed edition, or try out the full
Professional Edition feature set for 30 days with the Evaluation Edition.

Revolution, the leading multi-platform development tool, enables anyone to
easily and quickly create powerful applications for OS X, classic Mac OS,
Windows, Linux, and popular Unix systems. Revolution supports XML,
multimedia objects, SQL database connections, Internet access, and more.

Runtime Revolution Ltd is committed to the development of cutting-edge
professional programming software. For more information about the company
and its products, visit the Runtime Revolution website at
( or email