NS BASIC Announces NS Basic/Symbian OS

Easy to use RAD tool for Symbian Developers

October 16, 2007 -- NS BASIC Corporation today announced NS Basic/Symbian OS, an an easy to use rapid application development tool. With a look and feel similar to Microsoft's Visual Basic, it will allow many new developers to create applications for Symbian OS devices.

"The ability to create apps for Symbian has been a frequent request.", said George Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "There are a large number of developers that would like to create applications for Symbian OS that are not interested in learning C++. By leveraging on the work we have already done for Palm OS and Windows CE devices, we've created something that will let them get up to speed quickly."

NS Basic/Symbian OS is a complete, easy to use BASIC development environment for Symbian OS devices, with a look and feel similar to Visual Basic. NS Basic/Symbian OS provides a full, modern implementation of BASIC, with proper subroutines, user defined data types and event driven execution. The development environment runs on a Windows desktop.

NS Basic/Symbian OS includes over 150 statements and functions. Support is provided for file handling, TCP/IP, graphics and more. A full set of standard screen input and output objects and dialog boxes are included. A 150 page spiral bound Handbook and lots of sample code is included.

The environment features a Visual Designer, which allows you to graphically lay out your objects, set their properties and write code that responds to and controls them.

NS Basic/Symbian OS runs on all Symbian smartphones based on UIQ 3 or S60 3rd Edition.

A release date has not been announced. Pricing details are to follow.

More about NS BASIC's Tools

NS BASIC's tools allows developers who have worked with Visual Basic to use their experience to develop applications for Symbian OS, Windows CE, Windows Mobile and Palm OS devices. They provide a complete, powerful development environment enabling the creation of applications for the enterprise, business, personal productivity and education.

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. Close to 20,000 developers in over 80 countries use NS BASIC's tools for Symbian, Palm OS and Windows CE.

More information:

NS BASIC Website: http://www.nsbasic.com/

NS Basic/Symbian OS FAQ: http://www.nsbasic.com/symbian/info/faq.html

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