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Press Release Summary:

REALbasic 2008 Release 2 provides software development environment suited for creating range of programs, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, solution includes Introspection feature as well as capabilities involving remote debugging and bug reporting. Pairs class lets developers define key/value pairs and define linked lists. For cross-platform deployment, REALbasic Professional Edition is available.

Original Press Release:

REAL Software Now Shipping REALbasic 2008 Release 2

New release includes 200 improvements and adds Pairs as a new class.

AUSTIN, Texas, May 6 -- REAL Software, maker of REALbasic, a cross-platform development environment for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux developers, has begun shipping REALbasic 2008 Release 2. The latest version is another delivery on the promise of continuous improvement made by the company.

"We have a commitment to our community to continually refine and improve our products," stated Geoff Perlman, President and CEO of REAL Software. "With over 200 fixes in this release and the addition of a new class called Pairs, we are providing a more productive and reliable tool set to our users."

Pairs allows developers to easily define key/value pairs and define linked lists. The release also increases functionality to the Introspection feature, which was introduced in the February release of REALbasic.

The new release includes several new capabilities involving remote debugging and bug reporting that simplifies testing and reduces developer overhead.

The complete list of the improvements and new features in REALbasic 2008 Release 2 can be found in the release notes in the product download,

About REALbasic

REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating a wide range of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic Personal Edition for Windows or Mac is priced at $100. REALbasic for Linux Personal Edition is offered for free. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, is $500. All versions of REALbasic are available now and can be downloaded directly from REAL Software at

About REAL Software

REAL Software provides REALbasic and REAL SQL Server, for developers who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and includes a utility to assist in migrating 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.

(C)2008 REAL Software, Incorporated. REAL Software, REALbasic and the REAL Software cube logo are registered trademarks of REAL Software, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders in the United States and other countries.

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