NS Basic/CE 6.5 Released!

Adds new features and usability improvements.

May 25, 2006 -- NS BASIC Corporation announced today the immediate availability of NS Basic/CE 6.5. Major new features include support for Code Modules and direct calls to Windows API functions.

NS Basic/CE is a VB-like development tool. It allows the creation of applications on a Windows desktop computer which will run on Windows CE devices, including Windows Mobile and Pocket PC. A unique feature of the development tool is that it can be used to develop on the device itself or on the desktop.

"The new release adds significant functionality and ease of use." said George Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "Being able to call API functions directly from NS Basic programs adds a tremendous amount of power. Code Modules allow better organization and code sharing, especially in large projects."

The release also delivers numerous user interface improvements. A utility for converting eMbedded Visual Basic apps (eVB) to NS Basic/CE has been updated, and new samples and documentation have been added. There are also over 30 other improvements in the new release.

Upgrades are available at no charge to current users of NS Basic/CE 6. Discounted upgrades are available to users of older versions.

NS BASIC Corporation also announced that its current sale pricing will continue after the release. New customers can save $50.00 on NS Basic/CE for a limited time.

More about NS Basic/CE

NS Basic/CE allows developers who program with tools such as Visual Basic to use their experience to develop applications for Windows CE devices. NS Basic/CE is a complete, powerful development environment enabling the development of applications for the enterprise, business, personal productivity and eduction. It includes features such as databases, net, serial and IR communications, signature capture and more. Development takes place on the desktop or on the device itself.

Applications developed with NS Basic/CE are distributed royalty free. NS Basic/CE normally costs $149.95 for a single user, but is currently on sale for $99.95. Enterprise licenses are also available. The toolkit allows development on Windows 98SE, 2000, XP or directly on the device itself.

About NS BASIC Corporation

NS BASIC Corporation's tools are the most widely used third party tools for handheld devices. NS BASIC Corporation has been a leading creator of development tools for handheld devices since 1993. More than 15,000 developers in over 60 countries use NS BASIC's tools for Palm OS, Windows CE and Newton. Here are some useful pointers for more information:

Here are some useful pointers for more information:
Desktop Tour: http://www.nsbasic.com/ce/info/DesktopTour1.html
Device Tour: http://www.nsbasic.com/ce/info/Tour01.html
FAQ: http://www.nsbasic.com/ce/info/faq.html
Specifications: http://www.nsbasic.com/ce/info/Specifications.html
Converting from eVB: http://www.nsbasic.com/ce/info/technotes/TN30.htm
For more information, please contact info@nsbasic.com.