REALbasic 2005 Release 2 Ships; Improves Reliability and Adds New Features

AUSTIN, Texas, USA (August 2, 2005) – REAL Software announced today it is
shipping REALbasic 2005 Release 2. Arriving just 49 days after REALbasic
2005 Release 1, this release clearly demonstrates the company’s ability to
deliver value to customers via the REALbasic Rapid Release Model.

REALbasic 2005 Release 2 delivers reliability improvements in the code
editor, window editor, menu editor, compiler and debugger.

REALbasic 2005 Release 2 introduces a new type of property, the Computed
Property, which automatically provides Get and Set methods. Release 2
delivers several other new features, including:

– The Window class now provides a Focus property that returns the currently
active window control.

– The Array class now supports sorting multiple arrays simultaneously using
the same sort order.

– The ComboBox class now exposes new properties that provide parity with
the EditField.

– User-defined class properties may now have default values.

The complete list of improvements and new features in REALbasic 2005
Release 2 can be found in the release notes in the product download,

REALbasic 2005 Release 2 is currently available for Windows and Macintosh.
The REALbasic for Linux Public Beta has been also updated. REALbasic for
Linux is scheduled for release later this month.

Any REALbasic 2005 user with a current update plan can download Release 2
and begin using it with no additional purchase.

About REALbasic
REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to
creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class
applications. REALbasic is available now starting at $99.95 direct from
REAL Software. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform
deployment, starts at $399.95 and includes more advanced features.

About REAL Software
REAL Software provides REALbasic 2005, Cross-Platform That Really Works,
for people who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for
Macintosh, Windows and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual
Basic and includes a utility to help migrate Visual Basic applications
cross-platform to Macintosh and Linux. REAL Software was founded in 1996
and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit or call 512.328.7325.