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Revelation Software announces release of OpenInsight Development Suite 9.0

Revelation Software announces release of OpenInsight Development Suite 9.0 Includes the new WebOI Web enablement and development toolkit

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Release Date: Friday, January 9, 2009

Revelation Software today announced the availability of the latest release of OpenInsight Development Suite (OI) 9.0. OI 9.0 provides many new features including: WebOI , a Web enablement and development toolkit. With WebOI , existing OpenInsight Forms and Popups can be ported quickly and easily to the Web and existing subroutines and functions can be integrated to apply business logic allowing for maximum reuse and integration. The 9.0 release offers a new look and feel with the inclusion of a new IDE for the Application Manager. Also included is a new System Editor++ which has fast, accurate color coding, the ability to collapse code and show line numbers. In addition the System Editor++ supports the opening and editing of OS files and performs color coding on HTML and JavaScript tags. Syntax assistance tips for Basic+ keywords, functions, and
subroutines are also provided.

Also new to OI 9.0 is the Bravo Dashboard from Sierra Bravo Corporation . The Bravo Dashboard is a MultiValue CGI application that delivers the output of individual business metrics "widgets" to a dashboard web page. A new .Net version of the OIPI Print engine is included as well as enhancements to Basic+, Banded Report Writer, Table Builder, Arev32, Report Builder, XML Workspace and the U2 Connector.

Release 9.0 is the culmination of over one year's development that has touched almost every entity within the product. It is a free upgrade to current members of Revelation's Works Program. The OpenInsight Development Suite 9.0 will be offered in three versions; Desktop Edition, Server Edition and Enterprise Edition. Each Edition is targeted to meet the needs of specific market segments. All Editions of OI 9.0 are "Network Ready" and include the Universal Driver 4.5 with the purchase of a new license.

"We have extended OpenInsight by embracing new technologies such as Web 2.0, .Net, and a Dashboard interface with price points that address all market segments." said Robert Catalano, Director of Sales, Revelation Software .

"I am proud to release OpenInsight 9.0", said Mike Ruane, President/CEO Revelation Software . "We listened to what our customers have been asking for and we delivered in this release. I believe that OI 9.0 will allow Revelation-based applications to be extended into the foreseeable future. " OpenInsight Development Suite 9.0 is available from Revelation Software , or through their network of resellers.


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About Revelation Software

Founded in 1982, Revelation Software delivers a suite of application development tools and companion services that take full advantage of leading network computing architectures, messaging, groupware, and client server platforms. Today, the company's flagship product OpenInsight is the only database development and application environment that provides both Windows and Java-based GUI s tools to develop and deploy web-based and client server applications that support native and relational XML, SQL, Lotus Notes and the leading legacy Multi-Value data sources such as Arev, Pick and IBM Universe. There are more than 1.5 million licensed users of Revelation products across 60,000 deployed sites worldwide. The company has offices in Westwood, New Jersey, as well as a European distributor in the United Kingdom, and an Asia Pacific subsidiary in Australia.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com

About Sierra Bravo Corporation

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.sierra-​bravo.com

About OI4Web

OI4Web is a tool that allows developers to access their OpenInsight data through a web browser. While most often used with Active Server Pages (ASP), OI4Web provides an "object" that can be used in any development environment that allows for the creation and invocation of ActiveX objects.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com

About OpenInsight for U2

OpenInsight for U2 is a repository-based applications development environment that enables development teams to work collaboratively to design, develop, deploy and scale high-performance business solutions. OpenInsight's complete tool set (including a Form Designer, Editor/Debugger, UI Workspace, XML Workspace and more), advanced BASIC+ scripting language and powerful client/server development combine to deliver a complete environment for deploying and evolving network applications. OpenInsight for U2 is delivered with UniData or UniVerse (U2), IBMs MultiValue data servers. The U2 data servers offer high performance, scalable information management environments for embedding in superior solutions. The MultiValue (or extended relational) model which supports nested tables eliminates data redundancies and optimizes performance. The U2 optimized tool suite, integrated development environment and virtual machine runtime provide fast prototyping, dynamic customization and open and portable systems.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com

About Univeral Driver Heavy

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com

About OpenInsight

OpenInsight is a repository-based applications development environment that enables development teams to work collaboratively to design, develop, deploy and scale high-performance business solutions on leading messaging and client/server platforms. OpenInsight is a Windows-based application development environment that can reside on either Windows or Linux servers when used in conjuction with our network product Universal Driver 4.5. Arev32, Character to OpenInsight (CTO), the U2 Connector, WebOI and the Bravo Dashboard are all included in OpenInsight 9.0 Server Edition and above.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.revelation.com/​Revelation.nsf/​byTitle/​5DA001116EB098C085256DC500658FF4?OpenDocument

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