NS Basic/Palm 6.0 Released

More Features, Easier to Use!

November 7, 2006 - NS BASIC Corporation announced today the immediate availability of NS Basic/Palm 6.0. Major new features include enhanced features for Treo devices, faster compile times, Modal Forms and support for Vista.

"NS Basic/Palm 6 makes it easier for developers take advantage of the features of Treo devices.", said George Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "Faster compile times and support for Vista make sure that developers can develop even better apps in the future."

The new release also includes PDB Creator Pro, a desktop application that allows you to create, edit and modify NS Basic/Palm databases on the desktop.

The new version is available immediately for $149.95 USD for single developers. An Enterprise Edition, allowing unlimited developers at a single location is priced at $449.95. There are no runtime charges for applications created using NS Basic/Palm. Combo packs with NS Basic/CE, allowing development for Pocket PC devices, are also available.

Upgrades for existing users start at $49.95. Registered users who bought after October 1, 2006 will get the upgrade for free. Existing NS Basic programs are upwardly compatible with the new version.

Here is some of what has been added in 6.0:

  1. IDE: Navigation capabilities added for Treo and other recent Palm, Inc. devices.
  2. IDE: Compile times are about 40% faster.
  3. IDE: Support for Vista added
  4. IDE: Modal forms with Tips now supported.
  5. TreoLib: New functions added: GetLibRefNum, GetRingProfile, GetRoamMode, GetRoamWarnings, PhonePower, SetRingProfile, SetRoamMode and SetRoamWarnings.
  6. Support added for PDB Creator Pro - Create, view and edit Palm databases on the desktop.

There are also documentation updates, new samples and bug fixes.

More about NS Basic/Palm

NS Basic/Palm allows developers who program with tools such as Visual Basic to use their experience to create applications for handheld devices. NS Basic is a complete, powerful environment enabling the development of applications for the enterprise, business, personal productivity and education. It includes features such as databases, net, serial and IR communications, signature capture and more.

Applications developed with NS Basic are distributed royalty free. NS Basic costs $149.95 for a single user. Enterprise licenses are also available. The toolkit allows development on Windows 98SE, 2000, XP and Vista.

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:

Tour: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/Tour.html
FAQ: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/faq.html
Specifications: http://www.nsbasic.com/palm/info/Specifications.html
For more information, please contact us at info© nsbasic.com.