For Immediate Release

PreceptorTools Courseware Builder for Revolution Released
The New Way to Develop Courseware – In Minutes!

Edinburgh, November 24th, 2003

Messimer Computing, Inc. and Runtime Revolution Ltd. today announced the
release of PreceptorTools, the easy-to-use courseware builder. Teachers,
trainers, and students can use PreceptorTools to develop teaching modules,
instructional aids, and presentations for every major platform in minutes,
without any programming needed.

Stephen Messimer of Messimer Computing, said, “I’m very excited about the
launch of PreceptorTools. This is one of the first educational development
systems that takes advantage of a fully-featured, user-centric software
development environment, while being easy for non-programmers to use too.
Finally, educators and students can focus on building lessons, instead of
learning how to build them! ”

Kevin Miller, CEO of Runtime Revolution, said, “PreceptorTools is
courseware development made simple and we’re delighted the Messimer
Computing chose us to publish it. Now educators and students can do more,
more easily!”

Beginners can get started right away, while experienced Revolution
developers can use Revolution’s rich feature set to customize
PreceptorTools for their own needs. Teachers and trainers will find
PreceptorTools useful in the classroom, online and as a tool to speed up
the creation of cross-platform standalone educational applications.

To download a demo version of PreceptorTools, visit
( PreceptorTools is available from
Runtime Revolution ( The following licenses are

* Educational (single user) $49.00
* Educational (10-user license) $150.00
* Hobbyist (single user) $60.00
* Business (single seat) $150.00

About Runtime Revolution
Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric
development tools to all major platforms. The company produces Revolution,
Revolution Express, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. Runtime Revolution is
based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information, please visit the
company on the web at (

About Messimer Computing, Inc.
Messimer Computing, Inc. is an applications development firm located in
Escanaba, Michigan. It has provided systems information services, custom
database design, and application development services to companies and
individuals throughout the Midwest since 1986. For a complete reference on
PreceptorTools, please visit the Messimer Computing, Inc website at