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NS BASIC Launches NS Basic/Palm Chinese Language Edition


Chinese Software Developers Can Now Create Powerful Applications Quickly and Easily


BEIJING, China, December 8, 2003At the PalmSource China Developer Conference, NS BASIC Corporation today announced the availability of NS Basic/Palm, Chinese Edition. NS Basic/Palm for Palm OS 5.3 Chinese Edition is one of the first developer tools available for Chinese software programmers and includes a 140-page Chinese language hardcopy handbook, online help in Chinese and full support for Chinese character sets in applications.


"International support has always been important to us," said George Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "We have had enthusiastic users in China for several years. By making a full Chinese version, we hope to spur the development of many new Chinese language applications for business, government, education and personal use."


"NS BASIC Corporation is a valued developer partner of PalmSource, delivering an intuitive development environment for the creation of innovative Palm OS applications for Palm Powered smart mobile devices,” said Larry Berkin, director of developer marketing, PalmSource. "NS Basic/Palm Chinese Edition is a great solution designed to enable Palm OS developers to efficiently bring to market software applications in China.” 


More about NS Basic for Palm OS

NS Basic allows developers who have programmed with tools such as Visual Basic to use their experience to rapidly develop applications for Palm OS 5 based and earlier devices. NS Basic is a complete, powerful development environment for Palm OS applications. NS Basic includes features such as databases, serial and IR communications, signature capture, bar code reading, wireless communications and more. NS Basic/Palm is priced at approximately 1240 RMB or $149.95 USD for a single user version. An Enterprise edition is available. There are no runtime royalty charges for apps created with NS Basic/Palm.



NS Basic for Palm OS is one of the most widely used Palm OS development tools. NS BASIC Corporation has been a leading creator of development tools for handheld devices since 1993. More than 14,000 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:

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