Raining Data Corp. has updated Omnis Studio – the visual RAD tool that provides a component-based environment for building eBusiness, database and client/server applications – to version 4.0. New features include native access to MySQL databases, access to J2SE Java-based objects, studio applets that allow Omnis code to be published to other environments such as Windows CE, and JDBC connectivity, according to MacTech. Mac OS X is among the platforms supported by Omnis Studio, which costs US$250 for the standard edition.