OpenInsight Development Suite 9.0 Released
Includes the new WebOI Web enablement and development toolkit
Westwood, NJ. – 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. SeeREVELATION.COM for details.


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Did You Know…
You can capture the results of a Rlist statement into a variable.

Subroutine RList_Tip(Void)

Declare Function Exec_Rlist

cmd = "LIST BOOKS BY @ID F1 F2 F3"
type = "OI"
dFlag = 0 ; * debug flag

rslt = Exec_Rlist(cmd,"EXECUTE",type,dFlag)


RSLT will be a field-mark-delimited list of the output. Note that there may be some other spurious characters that you might want to strip out.