NS BASIC Announces Upgrades to NS Basic/Palm 6.0

Upgrade Specials make it easy for current users

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.

Existing NS Basic programs are upwardly compatible with the new version.

Upgrades for existing users start at $49.95 USD. A new copy of the 150 page hardcopy Handbook with the Upgrade is $69.95, a savings of $10.00. The best deal is the Upgrade, Handbook and the new Third Edition of Michael Verive's book "NS Basic Programming for Palm OS" for $99.95, for a savings of $20.00.

Upgrades can be ordered at http://www.nsbasic.com/orderupgrade.shtml.

Registered users who bought after October 1, 2006 will get the upgrade for free. Emails will be automatically sent in the next few days to those eligible for the free upgrade.

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.