May 14, 2003 - NS BASIC Corporation is pleased to announce the
immediate availability of NS Basic/Palm 3.1. The new release includes
a Chinese language IDE and adds new features which take advantage of
Palm OS 5.
"Asia has always been a strong market for our products." said George
Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "By adding Chinese
Traditional and Chinese Simplified versions of our development
environment, we make it much easier for developers in China, Hong Kong
and Taiwan to create apps for Palm OS devices."
NS BASIC also announced a number of new features to further take
advantage of the capabilities of Palm OS 5 devices, including
- Support for Hi Res images, lines and shapes
- Support for Hi Res Signature Capture
- Recognizing the new buttons on Zire 71 and Tungsten C devices
There are a number of other updates as well. NS Basic/Palm creates
apps that run on all Palm OS 5 devices from all manufacturers.
With these enhancements, NS Basic/Palm makes it easy to create apps
that look great on Palm OS 5 devices, while continuing to run well on
Palm OS 4 and 3.
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 $149.95 for a single user version. An
Enterprise edition is available. There are no runtime royalty charges
for apps created with NS Basic/Palm.
About NS BASIC
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